|Location:||Darlinghurst, New South Wales|
|Contact Name:||Hayley Martin|
|Job Published:||September 10, 2018 14:13|
BUYER - GENERAL MERCHANDISE
This National retailer of innovative learning products for children is looking to appoint an experienced Buyer to join their team for a 12 month contract. The Buyer is responsible for planning and selecting the range of products within Technology & Lifestyle for their 60 + retail stores.
Having previously worked in a buying role within general merchandise, you will be well-versed with all principles of buying, sales and forecasts and will use this knowledge to monitor performance against budget.
Key focus for this role is to manage product ranges and mix to achieve targets relating to sales, profit and product; as well as monitoring market and competitor directions.
Key responsibilities include:
- Develop and implement the annual purchasing strategy.
- Ensure correct product mix to meet sales and profit targets
- Identify customer preferences, plan/forecast consumer trends
- Source new merchandise and review existing product lines
- Development of the range plan
- Forecasting for each season
- Negotiation with suppliers and manufacturers to achieve profit parameters
- Manage & develop promotional plans to support the business
Your expertise and proven success in buying management is crucial in the continued elevation of these brands.
The successful candidate will be able to clearly communicate their commercial retail acumen, analytical and tactical planning aptitude and will have at least 5 years' experience within a Buying role within General Merchandise. Sales and numerical skills are essential. Your key attributes include a high energy level, enthusiasm, and ability to lead by example.
Please note, only successful applicants will be notified. All candidate applications received by Scarlett Recruitment are treated in strict confidence.
To apply click APPLY NOW and attach a Word resume and your application will be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting S8434HM or call 02 8223 5300
For further opportunities please see our website www.scarlettrecruitment.com.au
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