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As an expert facilitator you adapt from task to task, making life easier for everyone you work with. Offering support that they can’t live without, you’ll play a key role in the smooth running of our business.
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Collaboration is key between our Buying team and our Merchandising team. With an eye for detail, strong commercial awareness, and quality obsessed, our Buying team works closely with our Merchandising team who provide support and direction on strategic, commercial and analytical decision making. Together they develop our incredible range of products, maximising sales and ensuring we’re always one step ahead of the hottest trends.
I work on Ladies Footwear and my role revolves around planning, forecasting and trading my sections.
I’ve worked in Primark for 7 years and loved it from the get go. There’s an energy and innovation that you feel from the moment you walk in the door.
You’re a conversation starter. An agenda setter. A social media guru. You know how to get people talking. Journalists reporting. Influencers endorsing. We’re a bold brand making waves.
You know which looks, colours and prints are ‘in’ now, and what will catch on in the future. Use your knowledge to design ranges, and seasonal collections, that wow customers and set the pace in the market.
I moved to London in 2006 after graduating in Fashion & Textiles back home in Northern Ireland.
I initially started out as a full-time freelancer, having left my previous job to take up the opportunity.
You will be involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations for the building as well as managing and leading change. You'll ensure best practices are followed to ensure optimum working conditions for our colleagues.
Audit to analysis. Treasury to tax. Forecasting to financial planning. Payroll to payments. Budgets to business controls. There’s a wealth of possibilities at Primark for fantastic financiers who can balance a head for figures with business know-how.
I joined Primark in 2015 after spending four and a half years in Financial Control at another retailer. The first day I came into the building, I was hooked. There’s a real buzz about the place.
Primark is a great retail brand. I was working in accounts for another retailer when I spotted an opportunity to work for them. That was in 2007; I haven’t looked back since.
Do you want the experience, network, and skills to kickstart your career? Our 12-month placements, starting Summer 2022, will let you apply your expertise from your degree to real-life working projects. Join one of five programmes in; Buying, Merchandising, Design, Quality or Technology, and find your amazing at one of our state-of-the-art offices. With excellent packages on offer, this is your chance to work for a thriving and buzzing global retailer. Applications open October 2021 – register your interest below so you’re first to know when they go live.
Our legal team provides commercially focused, and pragmatic legal support to the wider Primark team. You’ll work across the business, collaborating with departments such as Buying, Finance, Brand and Technology as well as with external counterparties.
Our Brand team are the heartbeat behind Creative and Marketing at Primark. The team showcases our amazing products through Social Media, Website Content, Digital Marketing, our Photo Studio, Visual Communications and Graphic Design. They help us be seen and build upon our very loyal customer base.
Our New Business Development team are always looking to ensure that our store experience is innovative and market leading. With experts in Beauty, Food & Beverage and Store Experience who are always on the look-out for the next big thing, they ensure customers have an amazing in-store shopping experience.
Each and every one of us makes Primark special. We’ve an environment where people are valued, and individual differences are celebrated and leveraged.
We refer to HR as P&C – People & Culture. It’s our DNA and it’s what makes Primark so unique. You’ll ensure our people are proud to work for us by championing and developing our culture. You'll do great work here, developing your career – and helping others to develop theirs.
Our Procurement team knows how to get a deal and then some. You’ll look after contracts. You’ll know the best way to ship products. And you’ll understand how and where to get what our business needs.
Our Project and Programme Management function is accountable for compiling, driving, and delivering a wide range of projects. From initiation to smooth transition to service, you’ll enable the execution of all project deliverables following best practice and delivery methodologies.
In Quality & Product Technology you'll ensure the products developed and supplied to Primark complies with Quality Assurance Standards. You'll work alongside buying teams, suppliers and key stakeholders to establish and maintain best practise.
I initially thought I wanted to be a teacher, so I studied Educational Training in college. But I soon figured out I wanted something more creative.
I studied Fashion Design at college. For some, that means sketching designs. Which is partly true, but I also drafted patterns and garments.
Whether you’re planning a new store or developing an existing one, you know how to get it right. The size. The layout. The lighting. All the building and re-fitting that make it feel like a home. A Primark home.
You’ll find strategic and operational roles in Supply Chain, for all levels of experience. No-one’s better at getting product from factory to store, while balancing cost and customer service at every step of the way. With distribution centres in 7 countries, it’s a truly global, dynamic, growing business at the heart of Primark’s success.
On the Supply Chain Graduate Programme, there are three core job roles I take on. I'm in the first role, which is Manager of the Goods-In department.
I've been with Primark for four and a half years and it feels like the smallest big business I've ever worked in. Unlike other businesses, the people right at the top are genuinely interested in what you’re doing.
You’ll locate the people and places that can make our products to our exact specifications. At the right cost and under the right working conditions.
As technology continues to develop and expand its capabilities, so does IT's impact on the day-to-day running of our business. From network architects to enterprise solutions, there's plenty to appeal to someone looking to develop their talents in this field.
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