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Buyer- Beauty

  • Department: Buying
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 11052

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You’ll become a leading figure in one of the most exciting and fast-moving buying departments in the world. Working along our Head of Beauty, you’ll proactively manage the development of the brand and product proposition through the team, to ensure the brands strategy is achieved across all omni channels (store, online and airports) and both operational models (own buy and concession).

You will be responsible for planning and selecting products according to customer demands, trends, and budge, ensuring the product offer is aligned to Harrod’s strategy, highlighting new brands and managing exclusive in-store pop-ups. Working closely with Merchandising, you’ll be accountable for planning sales, stocks, margins and space densities to continuously monitor performance of brands and drive trade.

About us

You will be managing the Beauty Buying team. Already one of our most renowned departments, Buying is evolving as part of our major business-wide transformation. We keep Harrods at the forefront of luxury retail by identifying brands that match consumer tastes and supporting our journey to become the world’s leading luxury retail emporium. Our team believe that collaboration with other divisions is key to reaching our goals, by building effective relationships with all brands, head office contacts, store management team, travel retail and online relationship partners.

About you

Analytical, numerate and aware of the beauty sector, you have already previous experience in Buying. You understand ecommerce and omnichannel retail. With excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will be building strong internal and external relationships. We need you to demonstrate you have a strong commercial and business acumen, able to develop internal talent and demonstrate effective leadership to inspire the team.

Our Promise to You

As well as strong long-term career potential and development support, you’ll also benefit from an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount and a season ticket loan.

At Harrods we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more. This passion to exceed is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where standing out means being yourself.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram

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