Buyer Women's Footwear
The Iconic
Sydney, Australia
18d ago

As the leading #1 Online Fashion Retailer in Australia, with a customer-centric focus, we are defining the future of Fashion Retail in Australia and New Zealand to inspire the icon within every customer.

We achieve this through being true to our customers by channelling the latest in technological advancements, partnering with leading Domestic and International Brands and hosting a local customer service team to provide the most personalised and efficient customer experience out there.

At THE ICONIC we actively identify the best talent globally and consciously recognise both young, emerging talent along with experienced senior level management, creating a unique working experience of both innovative, go-

getter spirit and expert, seasoned specialists. Join us to be part of one great team who dreams big, get things done and are stronger together.

More about the role

We are on the lookout for a Buyer to help us evolve the landscape of Australian e-commerce and fashion. You will be a highly skilled Buyer with experience buying branded Women’s Footwear within Australia and overseas.

Task and Duties

  • Run your business with a focus on key KPIs and overall business strategy
  • Managing your own OTB within Brands and Departments
  • Building solid relationships with key suppliers
  • Product Selection : inquiry and evaluation of product for your category
  • Sourcing new overseas and local brands
  • Responsible for negotiation of terms and conditions of department
  • Control of all purchasing-and-sales-related activities
  • Run and research sell through reports
  • Market monitoring and identifying new trends
  • Planning and implementation of the assortment and price changes
  • Preparation and development of merchandising materials
  • Working with Marketing Team to develop promotional activities
  • Interface between marketing, purchasing and logistics
  • Lead, manage and mentor Junior and Assistant Buyers
  • Other than being a dynamic, go-getter you will need :

  • Experience in a fast-paced environment with a large portfolio
  • Well established branded contacts in your category, Australian experience highly desirable
  • Experience in building commercially successful ranges within Footwear
  • 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
  • Ability to manage and train staff
  • High motivation, independence and resilience
  • Exposure to online buying would be highly advantageous
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge
  • A Customer focused approach
  • To embody THE ICONIC values of we are stronger together , we get things done , we dream big , and we are true to our customers
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