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Pharmacy Buyer

Croydon, England
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Pharmacy sector
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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 We currently have a brilliant opportunity for a Buyer -Pharmacy. Through understanding customer needs this role will identify and source new products and review existing to ensure commercially viable range of products that provide our customer with quality and value, whilst maintaining competitiveness and driving sales and profitability and overall commercial strategy.

Part of this role will include: • Develop implement and deliver category plans including range reviews, promotions pricing and stock • Developing and delivering profitable promotional plans • Review and evaluate the effectiveness of promotions, taking appropriate action where necessary, and sharing best practice with peers and other stakeholders • Working in partnership with the Merchandising team, agree merchandising strategy that drives and delivers right range in the right store; ensuring availability in store; and control of slow moving stock. • Identify and implement new product opportunities that are competitively priced, commercially viable and meet customer needs, driving sales and profitability. • Manage and review pricing, ensuring pricing that is competitive and maximises profitability. • Working in conjunction with Supply Chain team, ensure base sales and promotional forecasts are adhered to, whilst maintaining in-store availability to meet the customers needs. • Develop effective internal working relationships with cross functional team members to support and enhance category objectives and performance • Develop build and maintain effective external relationships to enhance the Superdrug proposition and meet customer needs. • Adopt appropriate negotiation strategies to attain the best terms for the category and the business. • Be a category expert - utilise and continually develop knowledge in category products, competitors and market activity to deliver increased category performance objectives. What you’ll need to succeed • Commercially aware with excellent ability to understand and interpret market information using numerical analytical skills. • Customer focused. • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence at all levels and solid negotiation skills. • Project Management with excellent planning and organisation skills. • Excellent communication skills: written and verbal, including presentations. • Problem Solver with the ability to work under pressure and to deadline. • Adaptable and flexible in approach as well as a strong team player. Here’s what’s in it for you Benefits Working in a stylish, modern and collaborative On-site beauty treatments, table tennis and Health and beauty giveaway Come and be part of something special. Read more about why Superdrug at to work for us but this role doesn’t quite fit the bill? Sign up to job alerts hereAny personal data that you provide to Superdrug will be processed in line with applicable data protection laws and will be used only for the purpose of recruitment. We will keep your personal information for 1 year after which we will anonymise it or destroy it - this is unless you decide to extend this period by giving us permission to keep it for longer. For more information about your privacy rights and how to contact us, please read Section 10 or our Privacy Policy here. 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 Enhanced maternity/paternity/shared parental/adoption leave, company sick pay and pregnancy loss and support Come and be part of something special. Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm For information on how we manage and store your data please go to

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