Função: Operações - Compras

Tipo de Emprego: Tempo Integral

Localização: London - Hammersmith

País: United Kingdom

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join a fast paced and hands on procurement team to help deliver the best business solutions across a wide range of Marketing & Retail categories.  You will work closely with the Head of Procurement & Senior Buyer in securing the most optimal service, commercial terms and contracts, ensuring Procurement are offering solutions not just sourcing.

Loreal UK & I are looking for a self-starter, someone who can work on their own initiative and identify new solutions by working pro-actively with the business.  You will be a confident individual who can engage with senior stakeholders and is not afraid to challenge or push back when necessary.  This is a great opportunity for someone moving up from a junior buyer role, or if you are looking for more responsibility and autonomy.


Experience Required:

  • Strong verbal and written influencing skills up to Senior Manager level
  • Ability to lead projects with support from Senior Buyers & Head of Procurement
  • Ability to build strong stakeholder relationships to Senior Manager level
  • Strong drive to negotiate and challenge suppliers
  • Ability to manage 3rd Parties in line with SRM
  • Excellent Communication skills are essential, as the post holder will have to communicate internally within various departments/brands within the business and externally
  • Commercial acumen and analytical thinking skills, e.g. understanding cost make-up and alternative pricing models, are essential
  • Previous purchasing experience is necessary
  • Basic Contract Law and Legal knowledge is essential
  • A working knowledge of P2P and P2O (eSourcing tools like Sourcedogg / Ariba) would be an advantage


Essential Education:

  • Degree Qualified or relevant/equivalent experience
  • Proficient in MS Office

 What we look for:

You probably think of yourself as a strong innovator. You value innovation as a business strategy. You also try to keep up to the minute with current trends.  You feel that you have an aptitude for our profession through a true sensitivity to our products & our market. Passionate about beauty, you understand the importance of aesthetic quality, detail and the perfect choice of colour as well as how to negotiate a great contract.