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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

 Manage the Own Brand development critical path, liaise directly with supplier and communicate back to the Buyer
Sample management, preparation for meetings and taking meeting notes
Processing invoices in a timely manner
Load pricing and promotional activity onto the system, in line with company deadlines
Approve POS supplied by the Marketing Team
Competitor research and presenting findings to the OB team
Supplier and product system set up
Management of marketing activity, such as the Christmas Gift Guide
Retrieve and produce data for sales meetings

· Who will the role interact with? Buyer, Senior Buyer and other members of the Own Brand buying team
· Who are the key stakeholders? Marketing team, Visual Planners, Merchandise Planners, Supply Chain
· What are the high level objectives for this role? Meet key company and critical path deadlines
· What will be the key deliverables and who relies on them to do their own job successfully? Buying team

What you’ll need to succeed

· Excellent organisational and communication skills: written and verbal
· Excellent attention to detail
· Ability to work to deadline and prioritise workload
· Able to work both following process and on own initiative
· Flexible and adaptable
· Team Player
· Confident energetic approach
· Excellent PC skills – Microsoft Office packages especially Excel
· A passion for developing a career in Buying

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.· Experience working in fast paced commercial or retail head office environment

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
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
Location: East Croydon

Degree educated 

Proficient on Microsoft - Email, Powerpoint and Excel

Previous experience in a buying environment desired - previous role or internship/work experience 

Interest in the high street and health and beauty world 


Good communicator 

Able to work well in a team

Flexible and adaptable 


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.