Careers

Buying

The key aim of the buying team is to make sure our customers get fantastic products at great value.

Coats hanging on a railBuyers have a clear influence on the management of their range, and are responsible for all the relevant strategy and development. The team as a whole aims to be leader in the marketplace and is working to continuously improve the Marks & Spencer offering. The department also constantly redevelops our buying process to deliver lower stock levels, shorter lead times and greater flexibility.

"I was really impressed with their new range. I can't wait to see what they bring out next."

For these roles, you’ll need excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a talent for building strong relationships with other departments, such as Design, Merchandising and Technology. Plus, you’ll also need a good understanding of product trends to ensure we have the right stock in the right store at the right price.

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