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Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.
We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

Role Purpose:

 A unique hybrid role building planograms that maximise sales whilst minimising stock risk in some of our slower turning stores.
Supporting the merchandisers in making commercially-sound decisions and helping them realise them in our stores.
Ensuring that department, business and cross-functional strategies are explored and implemented through category analysis and planning

A typical day in this role includes:

Determining the optimal range by store group, alongside merchandising peers
Building planograms within our space planning software and ensuring these are in the correct stores
Owning and managing the roll out process of one of our key stock pillars
Effectively managing poor performing lines out of the business, minimising any margin impact
Setting customer focused merchandising principles, ensuring fixture is right for the category & the business guidelines
Analysing initiatives to provide clear insights and proactively suggest next steps
Undertaking various other tasks for the role, and where required, to support others within the merchandising team.
Undertaking other business projects as and when required, liaising with departments including commercial finance, data insights, marketing, supply chain, property and store operations.

This job is a good fit for you if:

You can work effectively and efficiently in an ever-changing environment
You enjoy delving into performance and behaviours/insights to drive strategies and decisions
You know you add value through collaborative working, and ensuring people feel engaged.
You understand how important ‘right stock, right place, right time’ is to retail businesses
You are adept at looking at the bigger picture
You can easily adapt to new environments, and working with many different stakeholders
You get satisfaction through realising your strategies and seeing the results.

What you’ll need:

You will have experience in merchandising or comparable area (such as category insight)
You will demonstrate good attention to detail and data integrity
You will have good verbal reasoning skills and the ability to understand and interpret the bigger picture
You will be numerate and analytical
You will be positive and proactive, and use analytical skills to seek solutions
You will have an aptitude to challenge the status quo, and figures that appear misleading
You will be team focused and be able to work collaboratively with other departments
You will be customer focused
You will be confident with the Microsoft Office suite - in particular Excel; and demonstrate an aptitude for working with spreadsheets.

Here's what's in it for you

  • 33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • 2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
  • 30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
  • Hybrid working patterns available depending on role responsibilities with 2 days working from home and 3 days in our stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
  • Company pension matching and bonus
  • We offer Wagestream - a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it
  • Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK
  • We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
  • Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes

Come and be part of something special.

Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm - Hybrid working available depending on role responsibilities with 2 days working from home and 3 days in our stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station.

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Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,Croydon,CR0 2EU


Apply now to become part of more

By joining us, you will be part of More than just a health and beauty retail group. You’ll become part of an organisation which is well-recognised all over the world.