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29.04.2022

Incu

Buyer

company: Incu
job title: Buyer
location: Sydney
work type: Full-time
level: Mid-level

Role Description

Reporting to the Head of Buying and Planning, the role of the Buyer for Mono brands is to manage the growth and direction of Ganni, Incu Collection, A.P.C. & rag & bone within the Incu Group. Primarily through the buying and marketing functions, the position will be the main Incu contact for the brands and will require strong communication with all stakeholders.

Responsible for the curation, buying and trading of the Mono Brand department, Incu is looking for a dynamic Buyer and champion of company culture to inspire our team and lead by example as we enter an exciting new growth phase. The successful candidate will have a proven track-record of delivering season on season growth in a medium to large retailer, be familiar with our brand mix and market, and is well versed in e-commerce. You are exceptional in your ability to forecast market trends, you have sound commercial experience and deeply understand your business by the numbers which enables you to set the strategy to scale the business. You are customer obsessed, a high performer, have an unequivocal eye for product whilst also being a commercially focused trader.

Key Responsibilities

The duties associated with position include the following:

  • Develop and execute the Mono department buying strategy and operational plans in line with business priorities, financial targets and brand DNA alongside the Head of Buying
  • Manage the trade of mono department continuously identifying key opportunities; analyse the business and react with timely chase buys, cancellations, and promotional pricing suggestions to maximise business on a weekly basis
  • Plan and develop communications in collaboration with marketing for key marketing channels; ensure consistent look, feel, and voice across all marketing materials and channels
  • Balancing Incu’s values and commercial goals with directions through both brands
  • Develop and execute product training and merchandise guidelines as directed from brands
  • Key point of contact between brands and marketing to deliver and execute brand strategy and seasonal focus online, instore and in local market
  • Understanding industry trends and what is applicable to the growth of Ganni, Incu Collection, A.P.C. & rag & bone
  • Ability to build balanced assortment within OTB requirements
  • Management of store operation tasks inclusive of but not limited to Visual Merchandising, Store supplies and packaging.
  • Ability to forecast sales and present a business case to grow the business.
  • Ability to work within a specified budget.
  • A proven track record of successfully managing, developing and mentoring a direct report or team.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • +4 years’ experience working at a buyer level or higher in a contemporary fashion multi-door, omni-channel retailer of a medium to large size. Mono brand experience preferred but not a must.
  • High leadership qualities;
  • High level of detail;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to take direction;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Good work ethics and values;
  • Excellent people skills;
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to deal with difficult brands/ situations;
  • Ability to achieve results;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to use initiative;
  • Decision making abilities;
  • Confidence, drive and enthusiasm;
  • Sense of responsibility; and
  • Adaptability

 

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