Location Inner West Sydney
Consultant Martine Dines
Date posted 2 November 2016
Well established company in the retail industry seeking a Category Buyer to oversee outdoor division of the business. The Category Buyer will be responsible for implementing new product strategies and develop the retail category. The Category Buyer will report to the General manager and work very closely with the demand planning, marketing, suppliers, retail and wholesale. Company is based within Inner West. Having previous experience in the retail industry is highly desired.
• Launch new products in a timely manner while managing the Sales and Operations.
• Work closely with suppliers both locally and internationally and negotiate and review product opportunities
• Develeop a category plan in line with seasonality, market trends and monitor competitor actively
• Ensure budgets are achieved through monitoring product range and pricing.
• Respond to retail and wholesale enquired and provide advice.
• Preferably university degree or post tertiary qualification in marketing
• Previous product category management & buying experience with Retail industry
• Result orientated and strong negotiation skills
• Relationship building skills both internally and with suppliers
• Strong communication skills with all stakeholders internally and externally
To apply please click apply or call Martine Dines on +61 2 8289 3239 for a confidential discussion.