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Merchandise Lead

Last update 2024-03-04
Expires 2024-03-04
ID #2028794535
Free
Merchandise Lead
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified February 13, 2024

Description

We have exciting news! Baby Bunting is an Australian-born leading retailer, who took its first baby steps into New Zealand in 2022 with our first store in Albany and now our store network is growing with new store in Manukau, Sylvia Park and Christchurch.

We are now ready to start building a wider team on the ground in beautiful NZ.

We are on the hunt for a Merchandise Liaison Lead dedicated to our growth in the NZ market! About the role: This pivotal role will be our first Merchandise Lead based in New Zealand, reporting to the General Manager of Merchandise, you will be well supported by the Australian Merchandise Team to grow a greater intimacy within the New Zealand market including; suppliers, competitors, our store network and new offerings to support our NZ family needs.

Whilst also partnering closely with the NZ based Regional Manager.

Key deliverables: * Build relationships with NZ local and major suppliers.

* Identifying products, ranges, and brands that our customers will drool over.

* Research merchandise trends, product history, competitor activity and product ranging.

* Work with our Aus team in developing marketing programs.

* Negotiations with suppliers on supplier support.

* Review NZ store sales, GP% performance and opportunities.

* Working with stores and visual merchandise layouts.

* Support promotions and pricing points for blowout sale events.

About you: * Proven experience in Merchandise Buying * Enjoyment working in a fast paced, multi-channel environment * Strong forecasting and financial acumen, with the ability to understand data and act on market trends/store demands * Experience with Microsoft, Excel, and Power BI You will also be rewarded with benefits like these: * We're making the most of flexible working, driving strong collaboration and supporting our teams virtually and flexibly - work 2 days from home.

* New Support Centre based in Wiri, Auckland * Free parking, full kitchen amenities * Team discounts * Employee Assistance Programs About us: Baby Bunting (ASX: BBN) is a purpose-led organisation which is experiencing an exciting period of growth, just over half-way through its store rollout (with more than 70 stores and a continuously growing network in Australia and New Zealand) and significant investment in transformation.

Does this sound like the right role for you? If you are a passionate, positive and high energy Merchandise leader that wants to be part of this pivotal opportunity, integral to our exciting growth in New Zealand, we would love to connect! Submit your CV and answer a few simple application questions.

A dedicated team member from our Talent team will be in touch with you to discuss your future with Baby Bunting.

Looking for more? Join our Talent Community to stay up to date with our upcoming job opportunities Please note; * Due to the intimate and personal nature of our work, successful applicants will need to undergo a National Police Criminal History check.

About the company At Baby Bunting, we're here every step of the way.

From daily strolls and mealtimes, to bedtime stories and play time, our range is built to nurture and love.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Merchandise lead

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