Fashion Buyer

Fashion Buyer – Ladieswear

Excel Recruitment have an amazing buying opportunity for a strong Fashion Buyer who is passionate about fashion and an expert on upcoming trends. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a highly commercial and progressive buying office for one of the most iconic fashion retailers in Ireland. Dublin city centre based.

Salary: €60-€90k plus generous benefits.

Responsibilities of this Fashion Buyer job include:

  • Source, develop and build product ranges to reflect current trends, ensuring each range is commercial and meets company objectives, sales targets and customer needs
  • Analyse performance and review current range to ensure that sales, margins and profit are achieved
  • Take appropriate action in-season on repeats, cancellations and rescheduling of orders
  • Prepare for & present regular range reviews and presentations
  • Negotiating with a wide supply base to ensure best possible price and margin for goods is achieved
  • Maintaining and building strong working relationships with supply base and sourcing new suppliers
  • Keep up to date with and interpreting trends and constantly reviewing competitors in the market place
  • Collaborating with the design team on trends and product development
  • Presenting to senior management
  • Take responsibility for own development as well as manage the training of junior team members

Requirements for this Fashion Buyer job include:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Significant experience in a fast-paced Buying role
  • Passion for product
  • Skilled negotiation techniques, organisational and influencing skills
  • Developing and implementing departmental and strategy
  • Ability to initiate and build strong relationships with other stake holders

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.

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Food Buyer

Food Buyer

Excel Recruitment is seeking a Food Buyer for one of Ireland’s largest and most successful Retail and Food Service business. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic Food Buyer to add value to Ireland’s most innovative and creative food retailer. Dublin City based.

Package

  • €50-80k
  • Bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • Further company benefits

Responsibilities of this this Food Buyer job include:

  • Managing a portfolio of brands including product range and selection, introducing new brands and delisting existing suppliers or brands as market conditions demand
  • Analysing performance and reviewing current ranges, taking action where appropriate
  • Establishing strong working relationships with suppliers and stakeholders in the business
  • Maintaining and improving margins
  • Identifying new opportunities and suppliers
  • Sourcing and agreeing products for promotions and communication of such information to retailers, wholesale, sales and marketing teams
  • Meeting customer and wholesale sales requirements in terms of range, pricing, presentation and promotions
  • Co-operating, working with and supporting other members of the buying team to ensure that the overall division operates as an effective and efficient unit
  • Lead the team by example: ensuring effective communication, support and recognition structures and practices are in place

Requirements for this Food Buyer job:

  • 5+ years Food Buying experience
  • Excellent communication skills with commercial aptitude
  • Proven track record in achieving required sales and margin
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong organisational and outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Good numerical and IT skills

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.

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Buyer

Buyer

My client, a modern Irish retailer, is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Buyer to join their team in Dublin city centre. The successful candidate will be involved in the buying of contemporary products in an expanding company. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a strong Irish retail brand that specialises in providing quality clothing and giftware to its customers.

Package:

  • Salary €60-70k doe
  • Bonus
  • Agile working
  • Flexible working hours

Responsibilities of this Buyer job:

  • Plan, develop and execute the pre-season planning of the buy, brand, product selection or development, and conduct range building to cover various categories.
  • Source new products, select and develop merchandise assortments which are consistent with the retail strategy.
  • Consult with Head of Buying to set rates to achieve gross margin targets in line with budgets.
  • Negotiate trade discount, settlement terms and transport arrangements for merchandise.
  • Coordinate the supply chain from vendor to warehouse and in store.
  • Manage and resolve cost price discrepancies with office/suppliers.
  • Keep up to date with trends and competitors in the marketplace.
  • Manage and build the commercial and business relationships with our suppliers and partners.
  • Consult with the finance team regarding new supplier information.
  • Build strong relationships with all internal stakeholders.

Experience required for this Buyer job:

  • Strong retail background and previous experience working as a buyer at a similar level.
  • Qualification in buying and merchandising is an advantage.
  • Strong PC skills including practical experience using Excel.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a desire to success.

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website or call 01 871 7613 for more information. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.

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