Buying Administration Assistant | Sydney

Posted on 01-Aug-2017
Application Close Date: 22-Aug-2017
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Australian Resident
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Supporting the Assistant Buyer and Buyer in all aspects of the buying cycle, you will be a part of shaping the future of Rivers, an iconic Australian brand built on a rich heritage and loyal following. Bringing a can-do attitude and proactive approach to problem solving and learning you are a game changer. Join us to be a global market leader as our brands change the perception of fashion.


Your New Career

We are ideally looking for someone who has had some exposure to working in a buying function before and has business acumen and understanding of what the role entails. You are hard-working and pro-active. You are known to be a quick, eager learner who is methodical in their approach, uses common sense to make decisions and who isn't afraid to ask questions.

With a fashion relevant qualification, you live and breathe the industry finding it easy to identify and embrace different customer bases and demographics. Responsibilities include:

  • Administration of order management processes
  • Support the Assistant Buyer with critical path management
  • Manage all samples, assist with maintenance of artwork, lab dips, strike offs, bulk fabric quality and trims from pre-production to photoshoots
  • Liaise with Allocators and Planners to ensure all changes have been actioned and that the system is accurate
  • Establish yourself as a key point of contact for queries within the Buying and Production departments


Your New Destination

Working in a fast paced, high-volume fashion environment you will gain an insight into how to create great product ranges that align to the brands' customer profile. Joining Rivers is being part of an inspirational team who are creative, engaging, and who come from all walks of life. A collaborative environment and open plan office in Alexandria, our buying teams are upbeat and outgoing, they are also go-getters passionate about shaping the future of iconic Australian brand, Rivers. 

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!