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Working at The Perfume Shop


Working at The Perfume Shop

Working at The Perfume Shop

Assistant Buying Analyst

A bit about the role

• Sourcing and collating data for analysis from internal and external sources for interpretation and analysis
• Evaluating market trends and drawing conclusions from data analysis in order to make recommendations to the team
• Ensuring recommendations and findings are communicated in a clear format and style for the relevant audiences, whilst ensuring they are delivered in a timely manner
• Designing, developing and maintaining a consistent reporting format for the team
• Conducting post promotion analysis and review, feeding your findings back to the business and ensuring those reviews are scheduled in line with the promotions calendar
• Updating and completing sales and gross margin reports in line with deadlines
• Developing and maintaining working relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external
• Presenting facts and figures in visual forms through a variety of means (most likely PowerPoint) to stakeholders of all backgrounds
• Supporting in the development of new launches and promotions through the provision of accurate data and insight
• Supporting the team in delivery of key objectives, e.g. Margin and Sales
• Ensuring you have a good understanding of our stores and how they trade
• Supporting The Perfume Shop in remaining one step ahead of the competition and maintaining an awareness of the competitor market
• Maintaining good national and regional awareness of who our customers are and what appeals to them
• Maintaining a good knowledge of changes in the industry and possible implications to The Perfume Shop
• Providing cover for other team members as and when required on request

The above list is non-exhaustive and additional duties may be required

What we will look for from you...

• Proven analytical and commercial experience
• The ability to interpret and communicate complex data
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Highly numerical and competent in Excel and other MS office functions, in particular PowerPoint
• Demonstrable accuracy and attention to detail
• Highly organised with the ability to schedule own workload
• The ability to work as part of a wider team

The Pay, Benefits and Perks

• Competitive salary
• 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays)
• A contributory pension scheme
• 10% on target bonus scheme which can grow to 20%
• Employee discount scheme at The Perfume Shop and Superdrug
• An opportunity to buy and sell holiday
• Dedicated Social Committee for making work fun!
• Regular product sales and supplier events
• Free onsite parking (for roles based at our Office and Warehouse)

A little bit about us

The Perfume Shop has 258 stores in the UK and Ireland and has been trading since 1992. Our parent company A.S Watson, which acquired us in 2005, is the largest Health and Beauty Retailer in Europe and Asia.

We are one of the UKs top fragrance retailers, and our vision is simply to be the customers first choice for fragrance purchases on the high street and online. We are best known as an employer for being placed successively in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work list from 2012 to 2015. For more information about working at The Perfume Shop visit

Contracted Hours

Full Time


High Wycombe

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Cypress House, HP12 3SU High Wycombe
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  • Full time
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