With over 5,000 colleagues across our stores, warehouses and offices in Ireland and Northern Ireland we are a big and ambitious team. We know our people are our greatest asset and our success is down to the commitment and dedication of our team. In this fast-paced and exciting area of our business, you will be given the responsibility to develop and manage product categories through detailed market and consumer behaviour analysis. This will involve continuously sourcing new suppliers, promoting product innovation, ensuring a top-quality offering at the lowest possible price for our customers. The Role Completing regular competitor and assortment analysis and product group comparisons. Tasting and conducting quality checks in consultation with the Quality Assurance department. Negotiating and building relationships with national and international suppliers. Working in collaboration with other related departments such as Social Media, Marketing and Promotional Planning to help manage and drive our product categories. Setting and reviewing retail prices on a regular basis. Managing supplier contracts. Your Profile. Fluent German is an advantage. Third-level degree is essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Food Science knowledge is an advantage. Excellent communication skills. Confident, motivated and can work independently. Excellent analytical and negotiation skills. Ability to work under pressure. Driving licence is essential. What you can expect. €42,400 rising to €54,075 over 4 years. 20 days holidays per annum, rising to 25 days after two years. Private employee medical insurance. Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member. Excellent opportunities for career progression. German course will be provided, if necessary. Dynamic work environment. New office facility. On-site gym and canteen.
47 days ago