Food Buyer

  • €55000 - €75000
  • Head Office & Supply Chain
  • Dublin, Dublin City Centre, Leinster

Food Buyer

A unique Food Buying position has arisen for a progressive and innovative multi-site retail client based in Dublin. Excel Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for this legendary retailer. This is a rare opportunity to be part of this highly-regarded retail brand, who have managed to stay on top of the competition by offering their customers great choice and high-quality ranges. Dublin city centre based.


  • €55-75k DOE
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Agile working
  • Staff discount

Responsibilities of this Food Buyer job:

  • Drive sales and profit in line with operating plan budgets
  • Drive market share performance
  • Identify new market trends and implement actions to capitalise on these
  • Source extensively to build strong supply base
  • Plan and negotiate strong deals for your categories
  • Lead relationship with suppliers through effective commercial management
  • Prepare and agree category plan with Management Team through analysis of customer insight, sales and trends
  • Set effective range strategies to optimise selling format and product choice, understanding space requirements

Requirements of this Food Buyer job:

  • A passion for food
  • 3+ years Buying experience
  • Third-level qualification – Food or a Business-related qualification desired
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong MS Excel skills and ease with numbers and analysis
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional team environment

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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