Buyer- Skincare

Hong Kong

Responsible for the development and delivery of Skincare/Cosmetics products for global brand, work collaboratively with our Global Brands and Global Brands Operations in the US and UK.

Responsibilities & Specific Accountabilities include:

  • Provide sourcing solutions for the development and delivery of new Cosmetics/Skincare products.
  • Fully accountable for New Product Launch to an agreed margin, quality and launch schedule.
  • Having a deep understanding on our retail markets and customers to drive the best possible product offer for our brands.
  • Supporting in the development of a global sourcing strategy to deliver global category and brand plans.
  • Managing our Asian suppliers, identifying the best in class suppliers and manufacturers in the region and forging strong ongoing relationships.
  • Negotiating commercial benefits with suppliers to obtain the best value & maximum profitability for the business.
  • Working collaboratively with local cross-functional Quality and Supply Chain teams as well as global stakeholders based in the US and UK.
  • Working closely with the Quality & Ethics team to ensure supplier compliance and brand protection at all times.

Key Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant beauty buying experience with formulated products being highly advantageous
  • Understanding of the global Beauty market, with a keen interest in newness and trends.
  • High level of communication skills and strong ability to influence key stakeholders or varying levels.
  • Strong product development and delivery skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and financial acumen.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good command of spoken & written in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

 

For more information about us, please visit https://globalbrandscareers.wba.com/http://walgreensbootsalliance.comhttp://www.boots.com/and http://www.walgreens.com/

Interested parties, please send your CV with expected salary and availability. Information collected will be treated in strict confidence and be used for recruitment related purpose only. All personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be retained for 6 months for future recruitment purpose and will then be destroyed.