Aer Rianta International (ARI)
ARI is one of the largest and most significant players in the global travel retail industry. We own and manage duty free and duty paid retail outlets in Europe, The Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas. From pioneering beginnings when we opened the world’s first duty free shop in Shannon Airport in 1947, we now employ over 3,000 people worldwide and manage a turnover in excess of $1 billion. ARI’s head office is based in Dublin, Ireland and is a wholly owned subsidiary of daa plc.
ARI Buying Function
ARI has established a high performing Buying team based across our global business. ARI manages Beauty, Liquor, Tobacco, Confectionery, Souvenirs and Fashion & Accessories across multiple Global locations. A large portion of the Global Buying team sits in ARI’s Head Office in Dublin, Ireland but we also have local Buyers based onsite in each region. The Buying team has the responsibility to build and develop on the current success of the business and ensure that the exciting plans, objectives and profitable revenues of the company are achieved by implementing an effective category and product strategy in each location.
We are looking to hire two high performing candidates to join the Buying team to complete six month contracts initially. These roles will provide practical experience to a someone starting out in their career by actively learning from and working alongside a Global Buying team. You will develop your commercial skills (including negotiation), your presentation skills and your inter-personal skills in dealing with challenging relationships and cross-functional departments. These roles will also allow you to develop your analytical skills including the ability to compile data from often complex sources and to evaluate the output and produce a business rationale for actions. These roles will provide the successful individual with a managed opportunity to develop a career as a Buyer across a wide variety of categories and to gain experience of working in a truly global and expanding business sector.