Senior Buyer/Category Manager - Homewares

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PERSOLKELLY have a very exciting role for an experienced and creative buyer for Australias leading wholesaler in the Home décor category. Are you ready to drive strategic growth and significantly impact our product and brand portfolio? Our client has experienced significant growth in the past 24 months and now requires a dedicated leader. As the Senior Buyer you will report into the GM and be accountable for the timely execution of sample reviews, range selections, supplier negotiation, costing, pricing and order processing, new product launches, product information sheets, promotional communications, showroom presentation, product submissions for major and online retailers. You will collaborate closely with the management team, CEO, visual merchandising team, and purchasing team. About you: You will have a backround in home décor and lighting and display a genuine interest in helping customers create their dream interior designs. You will have proven experience in a category/purchasing/buying role. You will be familiar with all aspects of product management, forecasting, reporting, sales, rates, and planning forecasts. You will have a positive, results-driven attitude and a desire to learn all aspects of the business. You will have great communication skills allowing you to positively interact with both our internal and external customers. You will be required travel interstate to attend homewares fairs/shows (min twice to per year to HK / Vietnam / Indonesia) to keep up to date with new releases. Qualifications andamp; Experience: Diploma of Business (Procurement) desirable or equivalent work experience. Proven knoweldge in catogory management, buying, product development and overseas sourcing experience in a multi-site environment. Excellent interpersonal andamp; problem-solving skills. Experience in building strong relationships with vendors and customers. Analytical approach to inventory numbers and cycle turnovers. To Apply: If you are a proactive individual with a passion for homewares, strong negotiation skills, and a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, please submit your resume and a cover letter addressing the key responsibilities and capabilities outlined above. If you are interested to apply, or learn more about this position, please contact Carly or Tamara on 8842 2000 and press the APPLY NOW. Only Shortlisted candidate will be contacted Australian residents or citizens can apply for this permanent position Who are we At PERSOLKELLY, our passion is - and always has been - putting you first. We propel our people forward by supporting their careers in fresh ways, backed by our expertise and capability. We''re committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experience and perspectives. We welcome and encourage women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply. So it''s over to you. If you would like to join our team, please APPLY now. To learn more about working with PERSOLKELLY, we encourage you to visit our website. Follow our LinkedIn page at linkedin.com/company/persolkelly for the latest updates and insights.