Head of Product | Sydney

Posted on 07-Dec-2017
Application Close Date: 28-Dec-2017
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Category:
Buying
Location:
Sydney
Residency:
Australian Residents ONLY
Position Reference:
SFG/SFG1883
Closing Date:
28-Dec-2017


We are looking for a Senior Buying Manager who is product focused and has worked in the womenswear apparel market. You will have proven experience leading teams to succeed through clear coaching, development and strategy and be passionate about the Millers customer. Join us to be a global market leader as our brands change the perception of fashion.

 

Your New Career

 

Reporting directly to the brand GM you will lead the buying & design team and will work as part of the Millers leadership team to shape the brand handwriting and product ranges. You will be accountable for delivering the critical path and must be an expert in this field and have the ability to work on multiple, complex systems and within a direct vendor management model.

 

Global travel multiple times a year will see you identifying key looks and trends as well as building fantastic relationships with our group supplier base, as well working in established and new markets.

 

You will lead and develop your team to buy & build balanced product ranges to that meet our customer needs and brand proposition. Identifying areas for opportunity and growth, as well as areas for improvement and knowing the lifecycle of your products.  You will be solutions focused with the ability to present alternatives in the event of a contingency.

 

Collaborative in your leadership style you will work closely liaise with the planning team to trade categories to achieve sales, working both the OTB and promotional activity as well as joining forces with the marketing function to communicate key product and trend messages to our customer.

 

Your New Destination

 

A reliable brand that appreciates value fashion for an ageless customer, Millers continues to transform and expand with new-look stores and other initiatives on the horizon. At the heart of Millers is making real women feel special through affordable and thoughtful fashion.

Millers 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 – Autograph, City Chic, Crossroads, Katies, Millers, OneWoman and Rivers – 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!