Better Looking Business
It’s an exciting time to join us as a Buyer on Primark’s global Buying and Merchandising team. Primark is stronger than ever, and our city-centre Head Office is where you can play your part in shaping a better looking business. A business that’s bringing ethical fashion and high-profile brand partnerships together, to share the latest trends with the world.
Do you know the buying market inside out? As a buyer at Primark, you’ll be working with the brand that dresses the nation. And you’ll be the one telling us what the nation should be wearing. You’ll take ownership of our range, making sure we stay at the height of high‐street fashion and become even more profitable. See your ranges come to life in stores across the globe. In a competitive industry, we’re the growing business you can’t hold back. Right now, we’re expanding across Northern Europe, Iberia, France, Ireland, Italy, the UK and the US. So, not only will it be your job to influence which clothes we sell in different regions, there are also exciting opportunities to travel.
What we’re looking for
An experienced footwear buyer who’s proud of their range, connected to their suppliers and in tune with our customers.
We need you to have:
Footwear Experience is essential for this position
Market insights - You’ll single out the must‐have fashion trends from around the world and make sure they’re available in the right regions.
Self‐drive - Always be working towards our sales targets, margins, profit contribution, stock turn and SPV, every season, each financial year.
Commercial awareness - Keep an eye on our main competitors’ ranges – comparing price, quality and value – and carry out regular trading reviews with the Merchandising team.
All‐round communication - Maintain strong supplier relationships that can adapt to changing fashion trends, while always negotiating the best prices and margins for the product.
Leadership qualities - Give guidance to assistant and trainee buyers as they support you in perfecting your range.
Why work with us?
At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to help achieve our business goals. Having a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme is our way of acknowledging this. We'll also provide you with a progressive career path, because clear advancement is what we’re all about at Primark.
We’re always open when talking about your development and we offer lots of training – whether it’s in‐house or sending you on courses. We’re big believers in rewarding hard work, which is easier to achieve with our teams being so close and forever willing to help out.
There’s a lively culture here, and it’s easy to get to know each other amidst a truly warm atmosphere. With flexible working hours, you can use your time effectively and plan around your schedule. Plus, we’re well equipped for a healthy lifestyle with our own café, canteen, and gym. And we offer relocation support to ensure that you settle into your new home/environment.
Relocating to Dublin
We’re building a truly global team in Dublin. You’ll find many reasons to relocate besides the career opportunity. Dublin is a friendly, vibrant, cosmopolitan city that has attracted businesses and people from all over the word. The social scene is legendary, and there’s lots going on if music, the arts or sport is your thing. The beautiful Irish countryside and coastline are on the doorstep too.
Can you forecast fabulous trends, build sustainable partnerships and shape the world of better looking business? Discover a global role in that’s well worth relocating for. Join our Buying and Merchandising team in Dublin.