Senior Buyer, €60 k, Park West, Co. Dublin

// Full Time // €60,000
  • Retail

Our candidate is seeking to recruit a Senior Buyer who will be part of there commercial team supporting the Republic of Ireland Business.

The successful candidate will be a confident people person who can adapt a hands on approach and will fit into the company culture seamlessly. The role will report directly into Head of Trading and will be based in the headquarter office in Park West, Dublin.

Key Responsibilities:

As the company expands, the responsibilities will evolve and change over time. The core responsibilities will centre around the following areas:

· Full category management accountability for your product area including sales, margin, budget management and stockholding

· Building strong collaborative relationships with both our existing & potential supply base along with key departments across the company

· Negotiate relevant contracts demonstrating good commercial practices in the process

· JBP/ LTA negotiation

· Identify and execute opportunities to increase ancillary income

· Source new and innovative, high quality product development & concept opportunities and bring them through from initiation to execution

· Drive change, introduce processes and efficiencies within the department

· Remain up to date with market and industry trends by completing competitor analysis to ensure our offer is competitive

· Plan and develop range plans for both core and seasonal buys

· Quality assurance to ensure requirements are met

· Setting and reviewing prices to ensure we are competitive

· Drive continuous improvement both at category and process level including best value and quality within the team and department

· Monitor and report on sales performance to Senior management

· Maintain pricing policy and monitor competitor activity

· Strategic planning both at product and category level

· Generate and track KPIS

· Liaise with the supply chain team and supply base to ensure full product availability across our range.

Qualifications, experience & skills

  • 3+ years in buying or category management with demonstrably strong negotiation skills essential

· Microsoft office intermediate to advanced level in excel, PowerPoint & word

· Power BI or equivalent beneficial

· SAP experience

· Experience within a convenience FMCG retail environment also advantageous

· Motivated to work independently

· Excellent analytical and negotiation skills

· Ability to work under pressure

If you are interested to hear more about this position or would like to apply, please submit an up to date CV and cover letter.

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Job Overview

  • JO-2209-502078
  • Seamus Phelan
  • September 30, 2022
  • €60,000
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