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Buyer - Indoor Toys

Apply now Job no: 502665
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Merchandise - Buyer

How would you like to play a part in Kmart’s success? 

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate talented Buyer to manage the Indoor Toys category.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join our fast paced team that love to make everyday living brighter for our Customers.

Kmart is currently in its growth phase and as a result we are expanding our business to include more store openings, growth in the online sales area and expansion into global markets. Our Buying team, in partnership with our Designers, Planners and global sourcing team are critical to delivering our business strategy and the success of Kmart and has a reputation for being an amazing place to work and grow.

We currently have an exciting position available for a Buyer - Indoor Toys, with amazing career opportunities based at our National Office in Mulgrave, where you will be responsible for driving growth in this specific category.

 To do this, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing ranges to establish the appropriate balance of Price, Volume, basics, quality, innovation and trend to deliver strong category growth.
  • Ability to recognise and interpret trends and build ranges.
  • Using commercial skills, combined with the ability to analyse customer's needs and research to effectively deliver long term strategic growth.
  • Managing the end to end Critical Path process across functions to meet instore dates.
  • Managing and using strategies to achieve the financial plans including sales, profit and stock turn.

To be successful in this role, you will possess the following critical skills and experience;

  • Extensive buying experience in Toys..
  • Commercial focus working in a dynamic fast paced team.
  • Highly driven and motivated.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven success driving category growth and delivering increased profit.
  • Success oriented - you thrive in a team environment and enjoy being able to contribute to a business where you can drive further growth.

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group.  A generous bonus scheme is on offer as well as access to Wesfarmers share plan and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart and other Wesfarmers limited businesses.

So, if this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

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