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Senior Buyer - Dresses

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Australia
Salary: AUD$120000 - $140000 per annum + competitive relocation & benefits
REF: 4262_1719230149
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Job Description

We have the most amazing opportunity for a Senior Buyer across Dresses to join a beautiful premium womenswear brand. They are a feminine global brand who focus on good quality product and sustainability.

Based in Australia, you will be responsible in creating product collections focusing on Dresses and work collaboratively with the Merchandising team. You will review trade, identify opportunities and be ahead of the trends. As a key member of the buying team, you will be able to demonstrate commercial awareness, be creative and ahead of the trends, review trade and identify opportunities.

The role is based overseas offering a highly competitive salary and relocation package. This company does support relocation for partners and / or dependents if necessary.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Provide strategic direction and input into the future development of the womenswear dresses category.

  • Work closely with a dedicated Designer to bring product to life that meets the needs of the customer whilst remaining brand relevant.

  • Ensure you have your finger on pulse of emerging trends and the ability to adapt these accordingly to their customer base.

  • Presenting key best sellers and trade opportunities in weekly Trade meetings, in an affective and to the point manner.

  • Responsible for the sales and trade, reviewing trading opportunities and ways to increase margin in order to potentialise profit.

  • Oversee the range building process for your product areas to deliver innovation, speed to market and calculated risks in new trends.

  • Meeting the requirements of a balanced range from the mixes set out by the Planning department.

  • Responsible for a Buyer and Assistant Buyer.

Person Specifications:

  • Previous experience at Senior Buyer level across dresses.

  • Ability to foresee key trends across womenswear.

  • Strong eye for detail and elevating product.

  • Exceptional product knowledge and technical expertise within ladies fashion.

  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present in trade and sign off's to all levels.

  • Ability to coach, develop and lead a team.

  • Outstanding organisational and problem solving skill.