Buying Manager - Womenswear
Posted , 07 Dec 2017 | Job Id :1592-4015-20984537
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Jivaro Recruitment Agency

  • Full time
  • Annual salary package $180,000- $200,000
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Job Summary: The Company This highly reputable and successful womenswear retailer are part of a large group of brands. They are a leading destination for women that are 35+ with over 200 stores across Australia and New Zealand. This is a great opportunity to advance your career and be part of a successful retailer. The Role Reporting directly to the GM you will manage a team of 4; two senior buyers and two buying assistants . This is a product development buying role across all categories in womenswear. Managing a turnover of over 200M and travelling 3-4 times a year, you will set the strategy for the ranges. We are seeking a strong leader that has product development buying experience in womenswear that is able to set and interpret trends for their customer across all categories.

Job Details:

Key responsibilities include




  • Support and build seasonal concept brief

  • Building ranges, create seasonal line plans, owning size of collection, pricing, margin and commercial requirements 

  • Product development and overseas travel four times a year

  • Identify short term and long term trends

  • Managing and meeting sales budgets and KPI's



To be successful for this role we require the following skills and experience:




  • Previous management experience in buying, merchandising and product development

  • Have strong buying experience in womenswear 

  • Commercial eye and understanding of customer needs 

  • Highly driven and motivated

  • Engaging people leader and collaborative working style



What is on offer for you?




  • Work for a highly successful retailer that is trading well and has a great leadership team

  • Modern offices in Alexandria and a great people culture

  • Bonus scheme

  • Huge opportunity for growth within a wider retail group 





For a confidential discussion please contact Tara on (02) 9267 9000




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