Assistant Buyer

  • €37000 - €40000
  • Head Office & Supply Chain
  • Dublin, Dublin North

Assistant Buyer

Excel Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting an experienced Assistant Buyer for an established Home, Garden and DIY family business in North Dublin. This is a great opportunity to progress your buying career with a progressive and growing Irish business.


  • Salary: €37-40k DOE
  • Agile working
  • Pension
  • Mon – Fri working hours
  • Career Progression opportunities

Responsibilities of this Assistant Buyer job:

  • Provide support to the Senior Buyer
  • Helping increase overall category sales and margin
  • Negotiating pricing and terms
  • Analysis of stock levels- ensuring stock cover is at optimum level
  • Regular meetings with suppliers and actively meeting new suppliers
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and the ability to balance the immediate and long-term needs of the business.
  • The ability to comprehend financial indicators and manipulate data to reach financially sound decisions.
  • Responsible for managing large budgets, forecasting and monitoring market trends.

Requirements of this Assistant Buyer job:

  • Relevant experience in a similar buying office.
  • Hardware, DIY product experience would be desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships both externally & internally
  • To be driven by results and your desire to succeed.
  • Microsoft Excel proficient

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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