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Senior Buyer

Listing ID: 1409587

Senior Buyer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Fashion Personnel
Location: Melbourne, Australia, Rest Of World
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Reference Number: CHG001
Salary / Wage: Up to $120,000 AUS depending on experience
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: 30th August 2022
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 1 day
About: For jobseekers, our impressive client base will enable us to introduce you to some of the most exciting and aspirational employers within the industry. Our recognition that every person's career path is personal means that we will take the time to genuinely understand your motivations and ensure that your next move is the right move.

We’re looking for an experienced buyer or senior buyer to join a well-established Australian retailer in their womenswear department. This is an opportunity to progress your career with a well-structured business, offering excellent opportunities to progress your career.

The role:

  • Build clear ranging frameworks, to ensure that product is developed in line with key strategies, considering costing, grading, end use and trend
  • Lead and direct design to develop product in line with brand expectations and timeframes
  • Source new product categories and factories in response to new trends
  • Act with pace to ensure that all trading actions are signed off with management and executed in a timely manner
  • Work alongside the Planner to ensure that key financial parameters are being met and that robust strategies are in place to achieve budgets
  • Build a strong team with a focus on succession planning
  • Provide regular ongoing feedback to ensure all team members are meeting their deadlines and KPIs
  • Build effective relationships with the team, suppliers, and key stakeholders across the business

The candidate:

  • Proven track record at Buyer level and able to demonstrate an ability to independently manage categories and contribute to improving performance across the wider business
  • Ability to manage a high workload and work to tight deadlines, to trade the department to its maximum potential
  • Results driven and ability to multitask
  • Ability to work effectively and level-headed under pressure
  • Sound commercial acumen and business judgement
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and effectively plan and be proactive
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, communication and networking abilities
  • Outstanding organisational and problem-solving skills

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