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Head of Buying

The Role

As a Head of Buying, you’ll drive our sourcing strategy by developing our global brand portfolio whilst maximising our existing supplier base and product profile. We’re looking for a hands-on leader who’s able to facilitate and build relationships with internal teams and external suppliers, negotiate optimum trading terms, curate our stock profile and explore the art of the possible. You have a keen eye for identifying the new emerging categories and brands.

You’re commercially astute, have a growth mindset and have experience of partnering with some of the world’s biggest brands. You’re a collaborator who inspires and influences others through innovative thinking.  You’re a coach, mentor and expert in your field who can relied upon to make sound business decisions.

Want to make an impact? We’d love to hear from you if:

  1. You’ve a proven track record of running a fast-paced beauty buying department
  2. You can drive the strategic direction of our product offering
  3. You’re a passionate and collaborative buying professional that can forge long lasting relationships with all stakeholders
  4. You’re beauty obsessed and have a keen eye for emerging brands, products and trends
  5. Your negotiation and influencing skills are second to none
  6. You can inspire and develop a team to meet their full potential

Why you’ll love working here:

We like a relaxed working environment and our offices are pretty sick. There’s always a buzz about the place. You’ll be surrounded by forward thinkers from all teams. Innovation & communication are soaked into our every fibre. We operate a flexible working policy, so you choose the hours that work best for you. Breakfast and hot drinks are on us. No dress code. 33 days holiday per year plus load of other not so basic perks like a 40% staff discount!

About BEAUTY BAY:

BEAUTY BAY’s mantra is ‘to share our beauty obsessions with the world.’

We don’t play by the rules. We’re here to challenge and disrupt the status quo, changing the face of ‘big business’ beauty for the better. For everyone. Operating at the new frontiers of beauty, we’re the adventurers. Seeking out the new, investing in the emerging, discovering the undiscovered and tracking down the different. We don’t please the crowd, we delight those who want something different. We inspire curiosity, encourage fearlessness, fuel creativity and champion individuality. Exciting and enabling all to explore and experiment, free from judgement or fear.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES, PLEASE DON’T BOTHER

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