Buyer to Babyshop Group

The Babyshop Group is a global premium and luxury retailer of children's clothing and products to the modern family. The unique retail concept was developed in 2006 when the Swedish entrepreneurial couple Linn and Marcus Tagesson set up the business. Today, the Babyshop Group is a leading player with a global footprint and +62 million website visitors annually and 1 million retail customers per year with customers across 170 countries. 

The Group presides over an exclusive portfolio that consists of the e-commerce websites Babyshop.com, Alexandalexa.com, Lekmer.se, Oiidesign.se and Melijoe.com along with 10 physical stores in Norway and Sweden. We are a leading global omnichannel retailer with a total turnover of 120 million Euro.

Under this umbrella, the Group offers more than 500 prestige brands along with a number of proprietary brands like e.g. Kuling, STOY and a Happy Brand. 

For further information see www.babyshop.com

About this role

We are looking for our next Buyer to become a part of our Buying team. In this role you will run the Baby and Travel assortment in line with the goals of the overall team and business. As a Buyer, you will develop business strategies and assortments plans, identify opportunities to grow the business and manage the buying process while maximizing profitability and efficiency.

Working closely together with your buying team, stakeholders across the company and other functions who support your job, your aim is to create the most attractive offer in the markets.

You will run the daily business of certain key brands and item categories with considerable importance to the category results. A strong relationship and tight dialogue with suppliers through the entire supply chain process is an important part of achieving our goals.

This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden and you report to the Head of Products.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for selection of suppliers, brands and products for all markets and channels in line with the category strategy.
  • Ownership of certain key brands and item categories through the entire supply chain process.
  • Take actions to meet budgets and KPIs for the overall category.
  • Strengthen relationships with suppliers and negotiate vendor allowances and terms of purchase as well as analyze vendor profitability.
  • Work closely with the Marketing team to ensure campaigns, seasonal collections and drops are launched on-time and with all the required focus.
  • Be updated regarding certifications and standards for the product areas of responsibility.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or at least 3+ years’ experience of buying products directly from vendors/factories in a retail or e-commerce company      
  • Strong excel and analytical skills, and experience with sales and inventory planning
  • A strong sense of ownership and proactive attitude
  • Have a strong communication skill and can effectively work a cross teams
  • You are truly excited about retail in general and consumer products specifically
  • Fluent in Swedish and English, both verbally and in written form

What's in it for you? 

We are a diverse group of likeable, youthful (in age or spirit) people from all over the world that simply love what we do and has a lot of fun. At our workplace, characterized by the belief and values “Lead not follow, Own it, Simplify and One family”, you will collaborate with talented and passionate colleagues across the company. These colleagues are a blend of Digital Marketing, Graphics, Logistics & Robot Automatization, IT, Operation, Growth, Finance, Customer Service, BI, Buying (inc proprietary brands), People/Culture, Photo/Copy, Brand marketing (inc social media team). We are endeavoring real-world practitioner experience across a range of disciplines, collaborating with experts in other spaces. 

Are we a good match?

So, do the above resonate with your passion and ambition? Are you inspired by the thought of impacting families across the globe in a positive way? Do you want an opportunity to apply your expertise in a context where you truly contribute to our family context? If so, then we would love to hear from you. Click "Apply" to easily submit your application and do so before 20/6 2021. We review applications continuously and the position might be filled before the end date of the recruitment – so send in your application today!

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