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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

Interacting with a variety of stakeholders: Supply Chain, Marketing, Merchandising, Finance &
Stakeholders from outside the BU: Suppliers
Responsible for supporting the effective day to day running of the department category
Ensuring all new lines are set up accurately and efficiently
Accurately implement costs and retail price amendments within agreed timescales, reconciling all changes to ensure consistency
Supporting the business to effectively deliver the end to end promotional process including POS sign off and promotional loading
Providing accurate reporting for weekly trade and on request
Working in collaboration with the store operations team to handle store product queries
Providing accurate and timely invoicing and tracking of ‘other income’
Providing exceptional service to customers both internal and external, working to proactively resolve queries and escalating where necessary
Helping the buyers with any ad hoc tasks and department queries

This job is for you if:
You are health and beauty obsessed and love staying up to date with the latest trends
You’re resilient and would thrive in a fast-paced, everchanging environment
You know you add value through your ability to build great collaborative relationships
You understand the importance of your role in the business and take pride in your attention to detail
You’re ambitious and eager to learn the first step in the buying journey
You are motivated by delivering results and can easily work to deadlines
You get satisfaction though seeing the products for the category you support out on store shelves for our customers to buy
Your adaptable approach means you can easily pick up a new way of working or process
Your curious and can challenge where you see an opportunity for us to do better
What you’ll need to succeed
Confidence in office 365 products, specifically excel
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Experience working within retail would be ideal

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


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


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