Senior Buyer

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southwestern Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH9290_1585633879
Contact Name: Hayley Martin
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 31, 2020 16:51

Job Description


This National distributor of general merchandise is looking to appoint an experienced Senior Buyer. The Senior Buyer is responsible for planning and selecting a range of products for distribution to their retail and online channel customers
Having previously worked in a senior 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 and grow the Purchasing team

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 Senior 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 TSHR are treated in strict confidence.

To apply click APPLY NOW and attach a Word resume and your application will be directed to quoting S9290HM or call on 8223 5300
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