THG is an international technology company and leading online retailer, home to premium brands such as lookfantastic, Myprotein, and ESPA; all of which are powered by our industry-leading and award-winning technology platform, THG Ingenuity. Our $1bn development over two sites at Manchester Airport is the UK’s biggest ever bespoke office project outside of London. As our new landmark business campus, THQ will span 280,000 sqft and provide up to 10,000 jobs while ICON, our content creation studio, will be over 11.6 acres with more than 2,000 staff. Work is well and truly underway, but it’s just the start of many great things to come. In just 16 years, The Hut Group (THG) has become a globally renowned end-to-end tech platform specialising in taking brands direct to consumers worldwide, powered by THG Ingenuity.


Retail- Health and Beauty

Job Summary:

We are recruiting for a Buyer to support the Group Procurement team with a mix of Technology and Marketing spends. This is an exciting opportunity where you will be managing and negotiating high value contracts and inputting into global, strategic technology investments. This will span greenfield sites and upgrades to existing infrastructure. You will be required to support the identification of the best value and innovative suppliers, securing excellent service from the supply base, reduce costs where possible and look for opportunities for continuous improvement. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work in other indirect spend categories.


  • Working across tech & marketing contracts supporting the area procurement lead
  • Developing strategic sourcing plans for categories of spend
  • Delivering commercial clauses benefitting THG’s investments in technology and marketing
  • Support development of commercial competency outside procurement
  • Create effective processes to support a fast-moving business whilst achieving value for money
  • Develop THG’s understanding of key supply markets
  • Challenge supplier and software nominations appropriately
  • Identify and implement cost saving initiatives, negotiate terms, instigate and complete supplier set-ups
  • Breadth of spend category is wide so good stakeholder engagement and management is essential for the successful candidate to succeed in this role. Key interfaces include – Legal / Technology / Finance / Supply Chain etc
  • At least 1 years’ experience in Indirect Procurement or a similar commercial function
  • Degree qualification
  • Excellent influential skills and ideally also experience in negotiation
  • Strong communication skills particularly an ability to translate commercial requirements into business decisions
  • Logical thinking
  • Strong and proven commercial acumen
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office to a high standard, particularly Excel.
  • If you have experience negotiating early license arrangements this would be an advantage.


  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme




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