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Junior Buyer

€45000 - €50000 Buyers & Merchandisers Dublin North

Junior Buyer

My client, one of Ireland’s largest books, stationery and magazine suppliers is seeking a Junior Buyer to join their team in North Dublin. You will be responsible for planning, sourcing, and maintaining your assigned product ranges within the Books category. The ideal candidate must understand the principals involved in the buying process. This is an amazing opportunity to join a wonderful team within a thriving Irish retail client.


  • Salary €45-50k
  • Pension
  • Hybrid Working
  • Free Car Parking
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Subsidised Canteen

Responsibilities of this Junior Buyer job include:

  • Delivery of budget revenue and gross margin for the assigned ranges
  • Establishing and maintaining a planning approach to the assigned ranges consistent with the retail strategy
  • Engaging with relevant stakeholders including retail operations and customers to understand market needs and emerging trends
  • Develop and manage a sourcing and purchasing process in accordance with the best practice principles
  • Input on FOS planning and projects, curations, and other promotional mechanics
  • Develop strong relationships with suppliers, Range Planners, and the Stock Control team.

Key requirements of this Junior Buyer job include:

  • Strong proven experience within the retail sector
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Experience in buying and/or vendor management
  • Pro-active teamwork engagement
  • Strong understanding of gross margin management, pricing, and discounting practices
  • Strong analytical, numerical and IT skills

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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