9 May 2017

Full-Time Retail Buyer – Erina

Private – Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

We are a busy and successful furniture store located in Erina. We have an exciting role available for an experienced retail buyer, to be in charge of purchasing products to be sold in store and online nationally. The role has responsibility to increase the sales and profitability of the business by purchasing product ranges which match the needs and desires of our customers. Reporting to the Business Manager you will build strategic relationships with local and overseas suppliers that maximise the return on investment.

Key responsibilities include:
• Plan and select a range of products to sell in stores
• Analysis of market trends, direct competitors and the market segmentation
• Work with the Business Manager to develop the Strategic Plan
• Produce detailed reports and analysis against KPI’s with plans for action
• Lead the buying team; including a Stock Allocator and Administration Assistant
• Design a promotional program in collaboration with the Marketing Manager
• Ensure quality assurance checks are carried out prior to stock arriving in stores
• Maintain and enhance strategic stakeholder relationships

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:
• Experience in a similar retail buying role – proven skills working in a high volume, large retailer
• Demonstrated ability to effectively negotiate with and influence cross-functional and external stakeholders, to achieve the best outcome
• Exceptional people skills and strategic relationship building skills
• Ability to use customer insights and data to make strategic and commercial business decisions
• Experience working with suppliers and manufacturers to develop new products
• Innovative and creative flair and the ability to identify new opportunities to grow sales
• Initiative; drive and self – motivation
• Highly developed business/commercial acumen
• Sound working knowledge abilities with Microsoft Suite of Programs.

How to Apply

Australian citizens & Permanent Resident preferred!
Please send us your CV and a cover letter that tells us a little more about you and why you would be perfect for the role.

Please note that only successful candidates will be notified.

Job Categories: Featured and Retail Trade. Job Types: Full-Time. Occupation: Other Occupations. Job expires in 26 days.

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