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Fashion Buying and Merchandising Assistant

€32000 - €35000 Buyers & Merchandisers Laois

Fashion Buying and Merchandising Assistant

I am currently seeking a Fashion Buying and Merchandising Assistant to join my client’s iconic family-owned department store retailer. This is a wonderful opportunity to progress your career while working in a dynamic buying and merchandising department. The ideal candidate will have strong Excel and administrative skills and would suit someone with a background in finance. Portlaoise based.


  • Salary €32-35k doe
  • Pension
  • Illness Benefit
  • Staff discount
  • Agile working
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free car parking

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Creating and reviewing target stock levels for ongoing core stock, both in the warehouse and in branches.
  • Monitoring targets on all seasonal stock in the warehouse to maximise sell-through within the season.
  • Creation and ongoing maintenance of the group space allocation database – by department, by hierarchy, and by brand.
  • Liaising with buyers on potential branch transfer requirements.
  • Working with buyers on size ratios, branch allocations, etc.
  • Ensuring product coding information accuracy as part of the preparatory work for calculating Seasonal Budgets & Ongoing OTBs.
  • Dealing with product-level queries from the buying team.
  • The placement of replenishment orders for ongoing stock directly with suppliers.

Requirements for this role include:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Numerical accuracy essential
  • Highly organised
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work on own initiative

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 or call 01 871 7613 for more information. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.


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