Assistant Buyer – Beauty

  • €35000 - €40000
  • Head Office & Supply Chain
  • Dublin, Dublin West, Leinster

Assistant Buyer – Beauty

Excel Recruitment have an amazing buying opportunity for an Assistant Buyer – Beauty. Our client is an Irish-owned Health and Beauty Pharmacy. The business is well known for its wide health and beauty portfolio and this is an exciting time to be a part of the team. Citywest based.


  • Salary: €35-40k DOE
  • 22 days AL
  • Staff discount
  • Pension
  • Agile working

Responsibilities of this Assistant Buyer job include:

  • Provide support to the Senior Buyer
  • Helping increase overall category sales and margin
  • Negotiating pricing and terms on selected ranges
  • Management of the beauty category- including self-select cosmetics, tan and all beauty lines
  • Analyse and discuss current listings internally
  • Ranging categories- ensuring stores receive correct stocks and stock levels
  • Analysis of store stock levels- ensuring store cover is at optimum level
  • Collaborate internally with Marketing to ensure that all promotional activity is accurate and delivered in a timely manner
  • Follow proper channels to obtain purchase authorisation according to company policy
  • Regular meetings with suppliers and actively meeting new suppliers
  • Identify and select vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of commodities, price, and delivery date
  • Creating Purchase Orders and ensuring they are delivered on time and under agreed terms

Requirements for this Assistant Buyer job include:

  • At least 3 years Purchasing experience required or ability to demonstrate comparable knowledge and skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commodities in area of specialisation.
  • Must be competent in Microsoft Excel and willing to learn new operating systems to work efficiently
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exemplary interpersonal 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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