The average salary for a Senior Buyer in Ireland is €47,527.
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Job Description for Senior Buyer
The senior buyer is responsible for negotiating long-term and short-term transactions with vendors. This position also plans and incorporates strategic purchasing plans company-wide. The senior buyer is also responsible for collecting and gathering data on potential suppliers and carriers. In addition, they schedule shipping times and manage the requirements of freight travel. They also disperse information about purchasing and sales to the necessary members of production, purchasing, and sales …Read more
Senior Buyer Tasks
- Identify suppliers, select merchandise and negotiate bills of sale for a business.
- Inspect deliveries for shipping errors, improper handling, or quality issues.
- Ensure that orders are delivered on time and at cost.
- Resolve billing and shipping problems and provide information to suppliers.
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Popular Skills for Senior Buyer
Skills in Negotiation and Sourcing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Supplier Management and Procurement.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Buyer
An early career Senior Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €45,271 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Senior Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €51,282 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Senior Buyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €47,889 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €59,000.
Years of Experience
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