05th November 2019


Reference: BBBH17114

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 05/11/2019

Are you a driven buyer looking for a new challenge?

Do you have exceptional negotiation and commercial skills?

Would you like to work for a leading company with excellent career opportunities?

We have a very exciting role with a Top 100 company as they are looking to add to their already large procurement team. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email [email protected]

The Role:

Working with an assigned product portfolio, the main purpose of the role will be the optimization of sales performance and market positioning through:

  • developing and reviewing the product range to ensure it reflects market & consumer trends whilst being consistent with the company`s brand position and profit objectives
  • managing the introduction of new products
  • managing margins in line with policies to include the setting of wholesale and retail prices
  • negotiating pricing and purchase terms
  • monitoring and analyzing the performance & market position of all products in the range
  • building long term relationships with suppliers and customers

The Person:


  • Minimum of 1 years experience at Buyer level with responsibility for managing categories or product portfolios
  • Proven track record of delivering commercial results in a fast moving environment
  • Extensive negotiation experience
  • Experience of working on a cross functional or cross departmental basis
  • Full driving licence
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Systematic problem-solving and planning ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to make decisions, meet targets and work under pressure
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Data analysis and interpretation


  • 3rd level qualification in Business, Finance or related subject
  • Experience of working within a Trading function
  • Previous experience of working opposite suppliers and/or retailers

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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