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Category Manager - Fashion Accessories

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    Tamara Michaeil

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    11 days ago

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About our Client

Our client is a creative direct-to-consumer retailer in Australia, with innovative products and services. They operate across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, reaching their customers directly through online, print, television, and digital platforms. Their business is powered by two dynamic divisions, with a strong support network across the organisation working towards combined goals.

You'll be joining a truly unique environment that moves at pace and each day provides fresh and exciting opportunities which will keep you engaged and energised.


Strong product discounts, onsite restaurant, online staff sales, free parking, staff events, free wellbeing memberships, gym discounts, healthcare benefits and more.

Purpose of the Role

The main role of a Category Manager is to strategically plan and optimise the Fashion Accessories category across different platforms within budget and time constraints. This involves sourcing a range of products that align with the overall channel and category strategies, as well as the customer profile, to maximise revenue and meet budget targets.

The Category Manager is responsible for key financial metrics and the management of purchasing for the category.

Working as part of the Merchandise Team, the Category Manager collaborates with various internal departments and external partners to ensure the category's success.

Your Responsibilities

As part of the overall Merchandise team and alongside other exciting categories, you will liaise with suppliers to make the most informed buying decisions across the Fashion Accessories category.

  • Sourcing product
  • Driving cost efficiencies
  • Aligning with the overall group strategy
  • Adhering to budget
  • Inventory planning and management
  • Gross profit management
  • Develop strategy along with the Merchandise Manager


  • In-depth understanding of accessories
  • Effective communicator with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong organisational capabilities
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Team player
  • Highly adaptable
  • Proficient in Excel and Word at an intermediate level
  • Adherence to all standard operating procedures and policies

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