Marketing Solutions Buyer

The Hut Group

Manchester, GB / England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 04/07/2021
  • Website: thg.com
  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

THG's primary focus is health, beauty, prestige, and nutrition-related consumer goods and the company owns and operates many leading brands including LookFantastic.com, Grow Gorgeous, Mio Skincare, ESPA and MyProtein.com - The world's #1 online sports nutrition brand.

We are recruiting a Buyer for the Indirect Procurement Team to support marketing, technology and corporate categories.

This is an exciting opportunity where you will be managing and negotiating high-value contracts, utilising best practice procurement process. This is a group role and covers all business divisions and countries.

Key pillar for success in the team is the ability to support THG rapid growth whilst ensuring we buy cost-effectively and innovatively. The successful candidates will be willing to work in a high-pressure environment and confident in negotiating high-value supplier contracts

Main Responsibilities:

    Utilise sourcing strategies that meet procurement and wider business objectives
    Identify innovative solutions to reduce costs and improve the benefits THG realises from our supply chain
    Operating tenders in accordance with best practice procurement
    Negotiating commercial terms within high value contracts
    Communicating and influencing cross-functional stakeholders
    Ensuring procurement meet key project deadlines

Requirements

To be considered for this role you should have the following skills / experience:

    Experience in procurement and ideally also a good understanding of marketing solutions
    Very strong analytical and numerical skills
    Problem-solving skills,
    High Commercial awareness,
    Capable of making decisions
    Strong communication skills,
    Proficient in using Microsoft Office to a high standard, particularly Excel.


Benefits

What We Offer

    Competitive salary
    Employee discounts
    Company bonus scheme
    Company pension scheme

Unfortunately because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, we are sometimes unable to respond to every application. If you haven't heard from us within 14 days of applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions within THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.