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FASHION: VERTICAL BUYING MANAGER – INTERNATIONAL FAST FASHION!! (SYD)

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A true Once in a Life time opportunity! One to jump at immediately!

Our client is looking to recruit an experienced and Senior Buyer / Buying Manager top join their ever-growing team. You will be joining a leading label in their field, who have a successful ecommerce business both locally and internationally. You will be highly organized, results driven, adhere to deadlines, strive for the highest quality standards for the brand and enjoy working within a fast paced, focused environment.

Reporting to the Head of Product, you will have a strong grasp of product development with previous experience within womenswear apparel. Held proven experience in understanding product life cycle and thorough knowledge in all components of the buying and planning acumen are also essential.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Trend forecasting & Product analysis
  • Set the image and quality standards for the brand
  • Line forecasting for each season and development of the range plan
  • Core line planning
  • Provide feedback of competitor activities
  • Analyse local and international market trends
  • Quick identification and commercial translation of trends
  • Use style/Option and price point plan to develop balanced ranges
  • Negotiation with suppliers and manufacturers to achieve best price
  • Forecasting budgets and managing OTB
  • Report on costings and provide recommendations for business opportunities or risks through planning data and present recommendations
    • Liaising with external suppliers, factories and agents to develop and produce the product at the best possible price
    • Maximising sales including reordering bestsellers and maintaining stock of key lines
    • In conjunction with the Head of Product, set seasonal spend budgets
    • Undertaking overseas buying and sourcing trips and/or factory visits as required
  • Attending showings for sample and product selection
  • Establishing and maintaining a competitive pricing strategy

 

You will need:

 

  • 5+ years’ experience in a Buying role for a vertical business
  • Must be strongly analytical, numerate and accurate
  • Excellent communication skills with people at all levels
  • Ability to prioritize and possess good time management skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a fashion focused Buyer to utilise both their love of fashion and strong analytical skills in a role where you will be rewarded
  • in return for your dedication. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary with performance incentives and benefits.

 

Pretty exciting right??? GET IN QUICK! THIS ONE WONT LAST!

 

Please submit your CV to leah@whointhezoo.com.au referencing job code 4948

For a complete list of our vacancies please visit our website www.whointhezoo.com.au

 

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Job Code: 4948