Buyer - Retail / Plus Size

Ally Fashion Pty Ltd

Buyer - Retail / You + All Curvy Range / Plus Sizing

  • Great discounts
  • Fun team
  • Fashion brand
You + All our Curvy Brand is looking for a dynamic Buyer to join us as a key member of the Plus Size Product Buying team, you will need to bring an advanced vision of how you will achieve the business objectives.

Due to projected growth we are expanding and are in need of talented individuals who can strategically work in a number categories as if it were their own business.

You will be able to build strong vendor and market relationships, buyers must be strong negotiators, have a great eye for fashion, understand price-points for merchandise, monitor sales, execute promotions, work closely with key marketing and e-commerce partners as well as drive sales plans in order to deliver on the Company’s sales and profit objectives.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Product and design development of curvy and plus sizes
  • Identify key trends well in advance
  • Select, develop, and source fabrications, colours, trims etc
  • Participate in fitting sessions and approve final samples with QA
  • Liaise with suppliers and contribute to costing estimates
  • Manage the critical path from product conception to delivery to store
  • Work with the production team performing administrative duties
  • Finalise specification sheets with detailed sketches when required
  • Seasonal travel overseas to gain information on current trends
  • Conduct consistent local and internet market research
  • Category maintenance and review of sub-categories
  • Driving end-to-end projects relating to your categories
  • Aligns, delivers on annual business strategic goals
  • Takes a commercial approach to all decisions
  • New product development planning
  • Build, expand and execute ranges
  • Responsible for brand launches
  • Strong trade terms negotiator
  • Cost and margin management
  • Executing and implementing exciting promotions
  • Developing Sales Plans
  • Review dead stock, making suggestions for action
  • Participate in monthly Category Reviews
  • Analyse industry and consumer trends
  • Liaising with international colleagues and the various sourcing teams
  • Sourcing new domestic and o/seas brands
  • Supporting and working with other departments to hit sales targets
Desirable attributes:
  • At least two years product management or buying experience
  • Passionate about the world of retail 
  • Knowledge of international and local trade
  • Strong understanding of product importing and buying procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of the market; commercially minded
  • Can forecast and analyse upcoming trends
  • Can shop the competition
  • Passion for retail and fashion
  • Highly analytical (with excellent excel skills) and a logical thinker
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Must be willing to work in a team environment
  • Expect to travel locally and overseas
The You + All brand is growing, so you need to be able to quickly react to changes in demand and market to succeed in this role. You will be involved in all activities impacting an exciting, fashionable and constantly renewable product range.  If you want to take control of your career, earn an excellent salary package and have job security, apply NOW!

The role is based at ally fashion Camperdown, Sydney NSW.