Join one of Australia's leading e-commerce businesses. With more than 49 million active customers worldwide, Groupon operates out of 27 countries in 500 markets and employ more than 9,000 employees across the globe. We are seeking an experienced Buyer to fuel the growth of Groupon Goods, our online retail arm dedicated to featuring great deals on great products. This role would be responsible for sourcing cool and innovative products that our customers will love.
The role works on a buying/sourcing aspect tasked with identifying, creating and delivering category plans, merchandise schedules and develop long term growth plans for top, mid and low tier suppliers. The right candidate will have the opportunity to rapidly build a multi-million dollar category and join a true market leader. Being the market leader and most visited buying website this is a great time to take this category to new heights across the Australian market. Day-to-Day Responsibilities include Source and solidify top-tier-brand relationships, in order to curate products that consumers will love Establish and grow relationships with manufacturers, wholesalers, regular sailors, distributors, and retailers as the essential resource for distribution Negotiate terms of sale, price point, and margin Research product landscape to keep current with industry trends and pricing dynamics in the consumer product goods space Manage category selection to optimise sales and the customer experience Monitor each vendor’s inventory to ensure timing of distribution and appropriate placement of feature Meet individual monthly and quarterly sales target The ideal candidate 5+ years of experience in buying, with evidence of successful negotiation in competitive market Meticulous attention to detail with a proven track record of delivering results while juggling multiple projects Examples of having met weekly KPI’s and deadlines with moving targets with an understanding of the impact it has to category P&L Evidence of maintaining focus in a whirlwind of change Experience displaying the ability to manage a category at both macro and micro level and an understating of the impact it has on the organization as a whole Preference given to candidates with e-commerce and/or brick and mortar experience and those well-versed in industry trends in the Fashion category What you get in return Experience working for one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies in the world with unparalleled career opportunities Comprehensive induction to the business at our Sydney HQ and ongoing training Work in our awesome break-out area, maybe having a massage or even chowing down on the free fruit, breakfast and drinks that we provide for all our employees – we're also a very social bunch, and we love to keep fit!
If you’re looking for amazing career development to build your buying career, we would love to hear from you….
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