Assistant Buyer | Sydney

Posted on 08-Mar-2017
Application Close Date: 29-Mar-2017
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Australian Citizen
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Join a visionary brand, with a young dynamic team. This is a great role for a Buyer’s Assistant or Admin who are keen to take the next step or a current Assistant Buyer who is interested in Men's Apparel. Working with a creative and inspiring menswear buying function, join us to be a global market leader as our brands change the perception of fashion.


Your New Career

Reporting into a Senior Buyer and working as part of the broader apparel department of 16, you will be assisting in the selection and development of the range for Menswear categories. You will be a key member of the buying team, analysing sales and trends and using your knowledge to help build fantastic product ranges that align to the Rivers customer profile. This is a busy and fast-paced role in a high volume fashion environment – key duties include:


  • Co-ordinating the critical path, production process, sample and delivery management
  • Order management processes
  • Regular communication with suppliers
  • Costing support and accurate data management
  • Managing relationships with the Planning and Design teams


You may already be in an Assistant Buyer or a Buying Admin Assistant within an apparel business, looking for your next career move. With experience in critical path management, you have also dealt with international vendors. You demonstrate a real interest in fashion and trends as well as knowledge of garment construction, fabrics, colours + prints. You relate to the Rivers brand, handwriting and direction. You will be hard working and dedicated with an engaging personality to positively contribute to the team.


Your New Destination

Iconic Australian Brand Rivers was introduced to the Specialty Fashion Group family in November 2013. Rivers has a rich heritage and loyal following, built on its reputation for comfortable, high quality products. At Rivers, our mission is to ensure that everything we do and believe in is authentic every day. We do this by being Australia’s most authentic and admired lifestyle brand.

Rivers are part of Specialty Fashion Group - an ASX leading, specialty apparel retailer with over 1,000 stores and 7,000 Team Members across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & the USA. Through our fantastic brands, our purpose is to be a global market leader that changes the perception of fashion. SFG are all about game changers who are customer centric. If this is you get in contact with our talent team who are waiting to connect with you!