Buying Assistant – FMCG


One of Ireland’s fastest growing retailers is seeking a Buying Assistant to play an important role in the buying process. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast moving dynamic environment.


  • Work closely with buying director.
  • Ensure Tender process is managed effectively.
  • Monitoring of trends and track competitor activity.
  • Work closely with buyers and store staff to ensure initiatives are rolled out.           
  • Review supplier performance with the Buyer.
  • Maintain positive relationships.


  • Previous buying experience is essential.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and writing skills.
  • Proficient in MS office.       
  • Prior experience working with third party agencies.
  • Experience in a deadline driven and busy environment.
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and a team player.
  • An interest in Food and Grocery.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Full Drivers Licence.

Salary: €40,000

To apply send your CV, through our website

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and is based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, and covers all industry sectors including: FMCG, B2B, B2C, ICT, IT, Financial Services, and Telco with a focus on Mid to Senior Level roles

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