Beauty Buyer

London  |  Head Office

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Competitive Basic Salary & Excellent Benefits
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Beauty Buyer - London

  • Do you keep up to date with all things beauty?
  • Do you know your Fenty from your Charlotte Tilbury?
  • Do you love all things luxury retail?

If YES, we may have the role for you…

 Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a new Beauty Buyer to join its thriving Beauty Buying department in our Head Office in London – Knightsbridge. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  

How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as. 

  • Up to 40% off fashion  
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers 
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine, and spirits 
  • Clothing allowance

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 

About the role… 

As Beauty Buyer you will drive trade for the beauty category, via resourcing and recommending the appropriate ranges of products in line with market trends and performance. Support the category with a 360 approach and working closely with all the key teams such as merchandising, online, marketing, PR, media, CRM, digital, social media, distribution, and retail.

  • Research, prepare and present product ranges to the Head of Beauty Buying and/or Board of Directors to meet the above, taking into account sales history, trends and space allocation to products and product seasonality.
  • Resource, select, recommend, and buy a commercial range of product for all stores and online in accordance with agreed buying objectives.
  • Ensure the department buying team are recruited and trained to develop potential and meet Company requirements, in addition to this, you will work closely with the online team in both e-commerce and Editorial teams to ensure the best range of brands and products is available online including securing exclusives.
  • Working closely with Press & Marketing, media, CRM digital to co-ordinate activity with new exciting and existing brands. Communicate with the key teams to ensure Beauty gets the best coverage both internally and externally.

Is this you? 

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.  

  • Do you have excellent Beauty Buying experience?
  • Do you enjoy being hands on?
  • Are you a strong negotiator?
  • Do you have a passion for all things Beauty?
  • Are you a whiz in Excel?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 

Where do I sign? 

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us. 


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