Senior Buyer Menswear - Own Brand at THE ICONIC

Buying, Sydney CBD Hub sydney
Description
Posted 21 days ago

Our Buying team works collaboratively to liberate and inspire our customers, selecting the best and latest products from the most desirable brands. THE ICONIC Buyers travel to fashion capitals around the globe to source the best brands and research and predict the up-and-coming trends for our customers. This team is creative, analytical and absolutely customer-focused. With a growth-mindset, they are offered regular Buying Academy workshops, mentoring and up-skilling opportunities to enable all team members to be their best. Our Buying team lives and breathes fashion.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Buyer to help us evolve the landscape of Australian e-commerce and fashion. If you are a highly skilled Senior Buyer, then please read on!

What’s involved...

  • You'll be running your business area with a focus on key KPIs and overall business strategy
  • Building solid relationships with existing key suppliers - including overseas factories and agents
  • Sourcing new overseas and local vendors
  • Product Development: design and development of product for the Category
  • Responsible for negotiation of terms and business partnerships
  • Control of all purchasing and sales related activities
  • Running and researching sell through reports
  • Planning and implementation of the assortment and price changes
  • Preparation and development of merchandising materials
  • Developing promotional activities with our fantastic in-house Marketing team
  • You'll be the interface between marketing, purchasing and logistics
  • Leading, managing and mentoring Junior and Assistant Buyers

About you..

  • Proven experience in a fast-paced environment with a large SKU count
  • Well established contacts in the category, Australian experience highly desirable
  • Experience in building commercially successful ranges with a customer focused approach
  • An acute eye for current and future trends with the ability to back your judgement
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills
  • Commercial analytical/reporting and numeracy skills
  • Strong team management and mentoring experience
  • High motivation, independence and resilience
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge

Life at THE ICONIC...

Our culture of learning is an environment that supports and encourages the collective discovery, sharing and application of knowledge. This helps us to continually improve, achieve goals and attain new possibilities every day. From our ways of working and collaboration to our growth mindset and sustainable approach, we each add unique value and have an incredible amount of fun doing it! To read more about our purpose, mission and principles, please visit our Careers page: https://www.theiconic.com.au/playbook/careers

Additional Information: 

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all individuals participating in our application and interview process, and while performing job functions. If you require any accommodations or adjustments prior to your the submission of your application or throughout your interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team directly: [email protected]