Ozmosis has become Australia’s largest surf, street and fashion retailer and is a rapidly expanding business. With 50 stores and a team of over 700 amazing people, Ozmosis is the most successful retailer of the surf, street, skate and fashion brands in Australia.
We now have an exciting opportunity for a Head Buyer to join our dynamic team at the Ozmosis headquarters located in Port Melbourne. Reporting to the Ozmosis General Manager, we are looking for a talented individual with a balance of creativity and commerciality to oversee our buying team to achieve sales, margin and inventory targets.
The key focus of this senior role will be as follows:
- Provide leadership and strategic direction to the buying team to interpret the business strategy and retail financial budget and KPI’s.
- Develop the product strategy in order to maximise sales and margin and achieve stock management KPI’s.
- Execute product decisions against brand performance, assortment, markdowns, promotion, and performance across all categories.
Excellent analytical ability and the knowledge and experience to make important commercial decisions to maximise sales potential are key requirements of this role. It is crucial that you understand our market and have an experienced eye for surf and street fashion trends. Ideally you have 5+ years’ experience in a similar role along with advanced excel skills. You must have excellent leadership skills and be confident in supplier negotiation. Planning experience will be considered a positive!
This is an amazing role that offers an opportunity for you lead a team and grow your career in a growing retail company that combines fun with high performance.
If you have a strong connection to the surf culture and lifestyle, meet the above requirements and believe you can make an impact within the Ozmosis buying team, then we would love to hear from you!
Please forward your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by 2nd February 2018