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Senior Buyer - Grocery

Dublin South, Dublin
€60000 - €75000 per annum Pension and Healthcare

My client a leading grocery retailer is looking to hire a Senior Buyer.

In this fast-paced and exciting area of our business, you will be given the responsibility to develop and manage product categories through detailed market and consumer behaviour analysis. This will involve continuously sourcing new suppliers, promoting product innovation, ensuring a top-quality offering at the lowest possible price for our customers.
The Role
  • Completing regular competitor and assortment analysis and product group comparisons
  • Tasting and conducting quality checks in consultation with the Quality Assurance department
  • Negotiating and building relationships with national and international suppliers
  • Working in collaboration with other related departments such as Social Media, Marketing and Promotional Planning to help manage and drive our product categories
  • Setting and reviewing retail prices on a regular basis
  • Managing supplier contracts
Your Profile
  • Fluent German is an advantage
  • Third-level degree is essential
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Food Science knowledge is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confident, motivated and can work independently
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Driving licence is essential
What you can expect
  • €60,000 rising to €75,000 over 4 years
  • 25 days holidays per annum
  • Private employee medical insurance
  • Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • German course will be provided, if necessary
  • Dynamic work environment
  • New office facility
  • On-site gym and canteen is a specialist recruitment agency for retail professionals looking for quality roles. We are part of the Wallace Myers International recruitment group and officially opened our doors in November 2019. See the website for more and Connect on LinkedIn.

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This position was pPosted on 10 Jan 2020

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