Assistant Buyer Menswear Sydney NSW

Recruiter
Ralph Lauren
Location
Sydney, Australia
Posted
18 Nov 2022
Closes
07 Jan 2023
Ref
34889
Function
Buyer
Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For almost 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview
We are looking for an experienced Assistant Buyer with Strong Luxury apparel & accessories background to support the menswear merchandise team. The successful candidate will maximize commercial opportunities for the relevant brands and stores within the Menswear portfolio

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Develop a strong relationship with internal stakeholders working closely with retail operations, marketing and store teams to trouble shoot issues and drive store performance
* Produce accurate and comprehensive reports and provide analysis for store performance
* Respond promptly to store queries and stock requests
* Assist with the seasonal buys providing in-depth analysis on previous seasons to drive sales, profit and sell-through growth for all stores
* Undertake regular store visits and provide relevant feedback on operational opportunities and issues impacting performance
* Develop product knowledge guides
* Liaise between the HKMM team/Allocation and the local Retail Operations team and Store Managers on day-to-day, in-season requirements for retail doors
* Liaise with Supply Chain and HK Allocation team on in-store initial delivery dates tracking

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* System skills including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
* A combination of passion, commercial knowledge, great communication and analytical skills
* Commercial awareness and a keen interest in the fashion retail industry
* Collaborative style: proven ability to work as a team player
* A passion for menswear and the luxury fashion industry at large

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