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Buyer - Beer & Spirits

Job Title: Buyer - Beer & Spirits
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Salary: €55000 - €65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91118
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.19390.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 11, 2012 10:39

Job Description

One of Ireland's best recognised retailers is actively seeking a Beers & Spirits [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs) to enhance its current trading team. This role has several key responsibilities: * Optimising the buying of the beers & spirits category through professional and ethical, negotiation, innovation and effective management of supplier relationships * Driving innovation and NPD in conjunction with the product development and supplier teams in order to develop an own brand strategy * Developing promotional strategies through working with key suppliers and marketing department * Working with Operations, Marketing and Supply Chain teams to drive sales, margin and cash profit To succeed in this role you will need great communication skills and should be commercially minded with a solid track record of successful negotiation. You must be an established retail food or drinks buyer ideally from the retail sector although supplier experience will be considered if you have proven negotiation skills. This is a rare opportunity to contribute to a successful team and build your skills in a fast-paced, exciting environment.