Buyer - Outdoor & Adventure Equipment at The Catch Group

Retail, Full-time, Bentleigh East, Victoria, Australia full-time
Posted 1 months ago

We are currently looking for a Outdoor & Adventure Equipment Buyer to join our Head Office in Bentleigh East. Reporting to the Category Manager, you'll be responsible for using a strategic, collaborative and relationship-based approach to grow your category and strive for success.

As a Buyer, you'll play an essential role in sourcing, selecting, buying and selling. You'll execute great buying opportunities with suppliers that yield optimal commercial outcomes for the business and continue to build our brand as the number one destination. Catch Buyers don’t just innovate but disrupt traditional ways of working to deliver excitement and value to our customers, each day.

What you'll be doing

What does a normal day in the life of a Outdoor & Adventure Equipment Buyer at Catch look like?

Now is a really exciting time to be part of the Catch team. No two days are alike and we are embarking on remarkable growth. You could expect your typical day to include some of the following things:

  • Strategically manage your category to maximise revenue and profit targets
  • Work closely with the planning team to manage OTB, aged inventory, sales analysis and targets at brand level
  • Manage range selection and order placement while building effective supplier relationships
  • Set competitive, bold and data-driven pricing strategies
  • Monitor industry trends and conducting competitor analysis
  • Manage, mentor and develop team members.
  • Owning performance targets/ metrics of team


  • Proven experience as a Outdoor & Adventure Equipment Buyer in either an online or traditional retail environment
  • Experience across multiple sub-categories and have an established network of contacts
  • In-depth knowledge of consumer preferences and behaviours in the category
  • Strong commercial focus with excellent numerical ability and analytical skills
  • Passion – lots of it! Unwavering enthusiasm and a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding and trust in data. Your decisions are creative and data-driven
  • Collaboration. You work with your team to create awesome ideas and seek support when you need to
  • Calm under pressure. You work to tight deadlines and remain calm and focused


Sounds like you’d be a good fit? Well check out what we provide our passionate people:

  • An organisation that is experiencing incredible growth
  • An organisation that truly does what some call ‘work/life’ balance (we just say live your life)
  • Unbelievable employee benefits like discounted gym membership, Kmart discount card and access to other perks within Kmart, free parking, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, in house learning and development, monthly lunches plus loads more…

About Catch

Back in 2006, Catch set out to shake up Australia’s online retail landscape. We’ve come a long way since!

We’re not just one of the country’s top eCommerce players, with a proven track record of growth, an award-winning digital platform and second to none customer experience offering. Behind the scenes, we’re a world-class team of creatives, strategists, developers and innovators, and we’re on the hunt for like-minded people to jump on board.

We don’t play by the rules. We push boundaries. We think big. We stay curious and driven. Together, we embrace challenges and learn new things. All this, for one purpose: to provide our customers with an amazing online shopping experience, every day.

And we’re just getting started…

At Catch, we welcome all applications and screen them without attention to race, age, beliefs, sex, orientation, gender identity and disability.