Buying Assistant - Oral Care
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
Assist with the smooth implementation of category plans including range reviews, promotions pricing and stock that are consistent with overall commercial strategy and financial objectives.
Collaborate with the Marketing team to implement buyer led marketing promotion plans and strategies developed by the buying team which adhere to legislation and brand guidelines
Help with the review and evaluation of the effectiveness of promotions
Assist with the smooth implementation of new product setup, including checking retail and cost prices
Potential to buy your own product category once you've settled into the role, which will offer the opportunity for future progression
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
• 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
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
Location: East Croydon