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Retail Buyer

  • Buyers and Merchandisers, Buyers and Merchandisers
  • €52000
  • Cork
  • Full Time
  • Posted 4 days ago

Retail Buyer – Cork

Our client – an Irish Non-Food, Non-Fashion retailer is looking for an experienced Buyer to join their Buying team in Cork.

The ideal candidate will be customer focused, results driven and commercial with good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.

Managing specific categories for the business, the successful buying candidate will manage the strategic planning, negotiation and implementation of the purchasing plan for a developing range of products.

This is a wonderful and rare buying opportunity so if you hold the relevant experience, please get in touch!

Responsibilities of this Retail Buyer job include:

  • Liaising with Finance and Marketing as well as the Supplier Base regarding LTA’s and marketing promotional support
  • Monitor and implement Procedures, Policy and Controls
  • Managing plans and budgets for stock levels whilst reacting to changes in market demands
  • Developing and implementing the strategy for the assigned product portfolios to deliver increased sales and profit
  • Development of JBP’s with suppliers where appropriate
  • Effective negotiation with the aim of achieving real competitiveness and value for money
  • Managing the product range, pricing and setting up of all product attributes
  • Benchmarking – Price comparison, competitor tracking a market trend analysis Initiate and coordination of all promotions

Requirements of this Retail Buyer job include:

  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Strong business acumen and commercially aware
  • Demonstrate a high level of negotiation skills with proven track record on commercial sourcing
  • Have experience of the category management function and work to increase sales through effective category/space management practices
  • Have experience in range & option planning – category review process
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise tasks and focus on and meet task deadlines.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

Sarah Hurley 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.

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