Assistant Buyer

Salary: Competitive

Location: Gresham House, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin


Apply by: 23/01/2022

Assistant Buyer

Gresham House, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

About the role

Tesco Ireland are currently seeking to appoint an Assistant Buyer in our Commercial team on a full time permanent basis. The role will be to create profitable customer driven ranges and promotions to deliver sales and margin targets. You will develop a buying plan that supports the delivery of the customer plan and promises of ‘I can get what I want’ and ‘the prices are good’. You will resolve day to day issues with suppliers, distribution and the ordering department.

You will be responsible for

  • Support the development of product ranges and the supply base
  • Trade a range within a buying area
  • Manage supplier relationships
  • Resolve/escalate supplier issues
  • Negotiate, with the support of your manager, to achieve ‘buy for less’ and ‘sell for less’ plans
  • Develop and actively maintain a positive relationship across the business in Ireland
  • Adhere to all Tesco policies and guidance, including storage protocols and successfully completing all Commercial Income and Grocery Regulations training so that you have zero Grocery Regulations breaches
  • Ensure all agreements are accurate and recorded in writing in line with Commercial processes, and reporting Grocery Regulations complaints to Legal within 48hours of receipt
  • Follow our Business Code of Conduct and always act with integrity and due diligence

You will need

  • A keen interest in becoming a buying manager
  • IT Skills preferable
  • Experience advantageous but not necessary
  • A 2.2 minimum in your 3rd Level Degree

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Life Assurance
  • Bonus Scheme*
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Annual leave starting at 21 days
  • Save As You Earn Scheme*

*Rules of the scheme apply

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.

Our core purpose is ‘Serving Irelands” shoppers a little better every day’.

Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package and significant career development opportunities.

If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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