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Head of Buying - Retail & Merchandise

    Responsibility for a diverse range of category strategies  

•      High profile Leadership role; senior level exposure 

•      Exciting retail group with a unique profile and footprint 

About the Company 
This high profile retail group operates a unique footprint of stores, offering value and convenience to its customers. With a large presence of outlets in key strategic locations, this business is both forward thinking and innovative in its service offering and product range. As part of a strategic initiative and transformative restructure, the group is seeking an adept 'Head of'  to facilitate the roll-out of the business strategic vision to deliver optimised Category wins. 
 
About the Role 
You will lead and inspire your Category Management Team that encompasses a wide-range of General Merchandise, Convenience and Consumables which will include Luxury, Apparel, Gifts and Liquor etc. This leadership position will require a collaborative approach with obvious demonstration of positive energy and strong commercial insights required. A team focused, inclusive style that builds confidence with stakeholders and your direct reports will be key to success. In addition to exemplary people management capability your retail experience will translate into measurable wins across all the categories you are responsible for. A key focus will be required to drive portfolio performance through sales, profitability and growth which will underpin the expectations of the role. Your crisp and intelligent merchandising strategy will increase the bottom line results whilst maximising the customer value-proposition through product pricing and range.

About the Candidate
Needlesstosay, the successful candidate will be a highly experienced retail specialist with team leadership expertise. You will be able to highlight clear wins across a varied portfolio of categories that you have worked across. Noting the requirements of the role above, an influential, approachable and insightful personality who can drive a best practice framework to deliver optimal commercial outcomes would be requisite.

What's on Offer

  • Great working culture 
  • Strong investment in people 
  • Salary package circa $210,000 
To Apply 
  • Please forward your CV using the online link provided. 
  • Subsequent enquiries, to discuss review of your resume, to Christian Bloomfield, 0432 929 983.