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Senior Buyer

  • Location:

    Dublin

  • Sector:

    Multi Sector

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive pay rates

  • Contact:

    David/Robert 3D Multi-Sector Team

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)2871228449

  • Job ref:

    13059

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    26-10-2022

Senior Buyer
Permanent Role – Full-Time
Dublin 24
REF NO: VAC-13059
Salary: €65,000 rising to €85,000 over 5 years

Our client is one of Ireland’s most successful retailers, they offer a huge range of products sourced, locally across the U.K., Ireland and Europe. Their commitment to first class customer care and sustainability is paramount to what they do and, they are widely recognised as a top employer, offering a host of employee benefits and, career development opportunities.

In this fast-paced and exciting area of our business, you will be given the responsibility to develop and manage product categories through detailed market and consumer behaviour analysis. This will involve continuously sourcing new suppliers, promoting product innovation, ensuring a top-quality offering at the lowest possible price for our customers.

What you'll do
• Completing regular competitor and assortment analysis and product group comparisons
• Tasting and conducting quality checks in consultation with the Quality Assurance department
• Negotiating and building relationships with national and international suppliers
• Working in collaboration with other related departments such as Social Media, Marketing and Promotional Planning to help manage and drive our product categories
• Setting and reviewing retail prices on a regular basis
• Managing supplier contracts

What you'll need
• Fluent German is an advantage
• Third-level degree is essential
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Food Science knowledge is an advantage
• Excellent communication skills
• Confident, motivated and can work independently
• Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Driving licence is essential

What you'll receive
Through the salary system, we ensure pay equality across all positions
• €65,000 rising to €85,000 over 5 years
• Company Car
• 25 days holidays per annum
• Private employee medical insurance
• Company pension after six month’s service
• Flexible start and finish times
• Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Dynamic work environment
• New office facility with free parking
• On-site gym and canteen
• Up to 2 days remote working per week

How to Apply:
Applications in writing only please, send your full and up to date CV along with a cover note our Multi-Sector team in order to apply for this role.
Please note at this time, applications can only be accepted from those who already hold legal right to work in Ireland.

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