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Buyer - Womenswear Specialty

Job no: 500529
Work type: Full time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Merchandise - Buying

Who are We?

At Target, our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  Our quality fashion helps families live better by making it easy to love, easy to find and easy to buy online and in-store.  We are focused on delivering products that truly excite our customers with quality that endures and making life just a little bit easier for families.

What will you do?

We are seeking an experienced Womenswear Specialty Buyer to join our Merchandise team based in our Store Support Office in Williams Landing in West Melbourne. 

Reporting to the Business Manager, this role is responsible for maternity plus and Dannii Petites and the  key focus in this role is to work collaboratively with your team and stakeholders to build assortment plans to drive sales and profitability.

Other key responsibilities may include:

  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to establish the appropriate balance of fashion, basics and quality to drive volume growth
  • Work collaboratively with the Planner to develop effective 3 year category plan, merchandise plans and line plans to deliver strategy
  • Own and deliver the product range from its development through to store execution
  • Work collaboratively with the Designer on Product Development and Range Management
  • Partner with the Planner to develop tactics in response to current trading results including managing an accurate reforecast process
  • Implement clear pricing architecture to sell volume
  • Lead the end to end critical path to ensure launch dates are met

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification in commerce or business, and be able to demonstrate their strong experience working as a Buyer within a vertical retailer.  Detailed understanding of the product development and manufacturing process is essential as is demonstrated ability to execute a supplier and sourcing strategy along with solid financial, numerical and analytical skills and excellent communication skills. 

But we don’t just look for someone based on their skills and experience, our people work together and champion the Target values and behaviours.  We are a business where our values and people matter, and we need like-minded people to join us!

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Talent Acquisition Team.

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