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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

Working within Skincare you will seek to maximise sales and profit. You will select products, and work alongside the merchandising team to analyse their performance. You will own the supplier relationships for your category as well develop and implement strategic plans for your category, ensuring the customer remains central to your decision making.

What you need to succeed

  • 2-4 year experience as a Buyer within retail 
  • Strong excel skills 
  • A flair for negotiation and making commercial decisions 
  • A passion to work in the Health and Beauty Industry

 

Here's what's in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
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!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Currently we are working from home in line with government guidelines When we are able  you will be working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
Come and be part of something special.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm

This job is a good fit for you if:

 
You enjoy a fast paced, evert changing environment where you can own the strategic decision making for your categories
You are a strong negotiator and able to secure the best outcomes for Superdrug
You are decisive while able to critically analyses information to make decisions.
You are motivated by achieving results in line with the business’ strategy.

What you’ll need:
Experience within buying in a retail environment (Grocer, Fragrance, Healthcare)
Commercial awareness and creative skills.
Some experience of negotiation skills as well as knowledge of excel
Able to work in a super fast paced environment
Strong communication, analytical and organizational skills.

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Ideally degree education but not essential 
Proficient on Microsoft programs especially Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Previous experience in Buying environment desired but not essential 

Location

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

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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.

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