Функция: Отдел операций
Тип занятости: Полный рабочий день
Место расположения: UK - England - London, Croydon
Страна: United Kingdom
The Body Shop International is recruiting a full time Senior Buyer - Finished Goods. Part of the International Sourcing team, in Operations, based in our new offices East Croydon, we have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Lead Buyer to join the team.
Why work for The Body Shop?
When Anita Roddick founded The Body Shop in 1976, she had a vision. Business as a force for good – that’s us. 40 years later, we’re proud to be pioneering cruelty-free beauty every step of the way. We’re the original ethical beauty brand. We’ve got a thing for empowering people and enriching our planet. We’re all about keeping it real, in every way possible. Our activist roots remain a huge part of everything we do, from our iconic window posters to our vegetarian products to our infamous campaigns. We’re never afraid to stand up and speak the truth. We like to do things a little differently around here.
In fact, this is an incredibly exciting time for The Body Shop. We’re fighting for what we believe in now more than ever. No holding back. Breaking the mould has always come naturally to us, and we need someone who’s not afraid to mix things up.
The role in a nutshell
To support The Body Shop Sourcing Strategy and delivery of the business objectives through effective management of supplier relationships driving improving supplier performance, commercial negotiations to ensure The Body Shop has the optimal cost base and the relevant supplier portfolio to fuel our future growth.
What you'll need
• Significant experience in a blue chip purchasing/FMCG/Manufacturing buying environment. Demonstrates dynamic track record within their current organization.
• Knowledge of Health & Beauty industry highly desirable
• Excellent analytical skills
• excellent interpersonal skills including; strong cultural awareness with the ability to develop and maintain strong effective relationships
• Experience of sourcing processes, data management and contract management
• Proven project implementation skills within a cross functional organisation
• Supplier performance evaluation and supplier selection
• Eager to learn & develop
Our global HQ is located in the heart of East Croydon – 1 minute walk from the train station and is just 10 minutes train ride from Clapham Junction and 16 minutes from London Victoria. Our brand new office opened just over one year ago and provides a light, modern and open-plan work space that includes an onsite global café and even a live living wall in the reception area.
Want to join The Body Shop team? Then please apply today – as well as a competitive salary here are just a few of the rewards and benefits you can look forward to when you join us: a 5% non-contributory pension plan, 23 days holiday, 3 days a year to volunteer in the local community, 50% staff discount and access to product sample sales, as well as LOVE money to spend on your wellbeing and personal development.
Here at The Body Shop House we’ve got your best interests at heart – it’s our way of saying thank you!