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Employer Careerwise Recruitment
Job Title Retail Buyer (Food & Dairy)

RETAIL BUYER required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork based Food & Dairy client.

The RETAIL BUYER will will manage the strategic planning, negotiation and implementation of the purchasing plan for a developing range of products.

* Sourcing New suppliers, products and alternative supply chain arrangements while maintaining relationships with existing suppliers
* Margin Improvement, Liaise with Finance, Marketing and the Supplier Base to ensure margin enhancement through free goods, LTA's, marketing & promotional support etc.
* Stock Inventory, Managing plans and budgets for stock levels, reacting to change in demand and logistics
* Supplier Relationship Management, Achievement of sales and profitability targets by forging strong supplier relationships.
* Product and Price File Maintenance; Negotiation of cost price and bonuses that delivers real competitiveness and value for money to the customer.
* Benchmarking; Price comparison, competitor tracking and market trend analysis
 Initiate and coordination of all promotions; Initiating contact with all relevant suppliers for all promotional activity while maintaining all
* Business CommunicationReporting; work with the Retail Head of Buying to ensure the Purchasing Customer base receives and
provides value added information accurately and on a timely basis
* Monitor and implement Procedures, Policy and Controls.

* Have a degree or similar qualification in Purchasing / Business / Retail Possess.
* Have demonstrated retail buying experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate a track record of driving a business forward
* Have experience in range & option planning - category review process
* Have experience or insight into the Category Management function and work to increase sales through effective category/space management practices.
* Ability to work to stock budgets whilst delivering Sales and Margin Budgets
* Experience in delivering range presentations; incorporating a financial and strategic perspective to a varied audience including senior teams
* Be numerate and IT literate, and be familiar with the following software packages e.g. Microsoft Office.

Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment is recognised by many of the major indigenous and multinationals companies to be one of Irelands leading specialist Technical and Executive Recruitment firms.

We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway and Dublin.

Supporting Business Demands & Growth since 1999

CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your CV to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will be respected at all times.

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Location Cork
Date Added 160 days ago
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