This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading global fashion brand. Our client is an established international brand who are seeking an experienced Brand General Manager to drive the growth of their successful brand. You will be highly driven, have exceptional team motivational and management skills and the ability to run a brand autonomously. Your main objective will be to manage the overall brand direction and to develop and deliver a global commercial strategy. Key Responsibilities: Setting the brand’s strategic 5 year business plan including product, distribution and marketing Full P&L responsibility Responsible for managing a commercial and desirable range and retail/wholesale environment that meets sales budgets, margin targets, proposed range mix and customer expectations Championing the company's mission statement by promoting the desired vision, attitude and culture Building a credible, efficient, reliable and knowledgeable team of people Building the company's image and increasing brand profile Maximise sales and profit To be successful for this role you will have: Have a sound understanding of global distribution models including established relationships with global department stores, agents and independents Strong global retail understanding to enable the launch of flagship stores in key locations globally Effectively plan workload & prioritise tasks and achieve deadlines Be a clear communicator & negotiator with the ability to influence and work well with a variety of people Have strong leadership, management and coaching skills to develop others Have experience within a similar role within retail Commercial aptitude, trend aware with the innate ability to trade a brand to success Like to know more? Please send your updated resume to email@example.com or call Chantelle at JIVARO Recruitment on: +61 (2) 9267 9000 for a confidential chat.
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With more than 50 years of history in the Australian market, our client’s brand has an impressive heritage and is a name that the nation has grown up with. This Australia-wide retailer is looking for an experienced Menswear Buyer to join their business. The company’s Buyers are at the heart of the business and this role will be working as part of a talented team within a fast, dynamic and diverse environment.
The portfolio on offer covers the full spectrum of products available across the company’s menswear offering. Previous experience building commercial ranges and strategically trading a department are required as this is a pivotal role in the direction and success of the brand’s menswear ranges. With a focused vision and a fantastic head office culture, this is your chance to join a progressive, market leading company.
Key Responsibilities - As an experienced and Senior Buyer your responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Sourcing, negotiating, reviewing and communication a merchandise range that specifically targets the agreed customer
Delivering pre-agreed budgeted set of financial targets
Lead and mentor a team of Trainee Buyers and Buying Assistants
Regularly liaising with Merchandise Planning, IT, Marketing, Supply Chain, Operations and VM
Proactively grow imports and house brands direct where appropriate to maximise margin
Attending regular buying trips to China and Japan
Manage end to end lifecycle of the product to minimise exposure and maximise financials
Working with suppliers to ensure the range evolves towards changing customer and market demands
Skills and experience:
Experience as a Senior Buyer in a Menswear portfolio
Experience with a large retailer is preferred
Product development experience
Great leadership and management skills
Strong negotiation and presentation skills
Strong financial and commercial acumen
Experience travelling overseas and dealing with international suppliers in China, Japan and Korea
Entrepreneurial flair as well as being a great team player
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Please apply using the appropriate link below or email your resume to:
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We are recruiting for various Non-Executive Director roles for Digital, Brands and Retail businesses with listed and non-listed businesses. As a NED of these innovative businesses you will guide and mentor the executive team and become familiar with the fundamentals of the business and financial performance. You will have strong financial acumen and will be an expert in your sector. Your previous, successful experience as an Executive Director or NED will guide the business to success.
The responsibilities of a Non-Executive Director include:
- Collaborative formulation of the organisation’s strategic direction
- Mentor, challenge and performance management of the Executive Team
- Review and monitor the strategic business plan and annual budget
- Capital Management and projects
- Contribution to the development of board and organisational policies
- Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements; monitoring risk
- Identifying skills required by the board
- Effective governance of the organisation
- Utilise external networks of use to the business
The successful candidate will bring an independent and fresh perspective to decision-making; whilst demonstrating relevant competency, experience and ethical behaviour. You will be competent challenging, questioning and monitoring the executive management team; and will utilise their external networks which are of use to the company, to support and mentor the CEO.
Support the product development teams to ensure the process of the product is delivered to market with expected quality, time frame and price
Working across all categories with the pattern makers on initiatives that will continuously improve outcomes
Manage the handover process from design into development through creating accurate technical packs, sourcing techniques and product sampling
Maintain direction with design to track and source seasonal fabric and trims
Set up and maintain bill of materials, including imagery, trim and relevant fabric instructions
To Be Successful You Will Have:
Background in garment and print production
Experience building relationships with local and international suppliers
Highly developed problem solving skills
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To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below or email Cassie at:
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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About the business
This highly successful retailer has made their own unique stamp on the consumer goods market and are a leading name in their area. They have an amazing culture and proven track record within the industry.
Given the brand's strong presence within the Australian and global market this business will offer great exposure and skills to grow in your career.
About the role
- Provide product demonstration and drive sales growth within a defined retail outlet
- Build brand support with customers and store staff
- Conduct daily reporting on sales activities, promotional performances, competitor activities and customer feedback
Benefits and perks
- Fantastic career progression opportunities
- Great product discounts
- Supportive training and development programs available
- Attractive remuneration package
Skills and experience
- Concession Managing or Counter Managing experience is ideal
- Ability to work autonomously
- Strong report / analytical ability
- A strong work ethic and solution focused
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Please use the relevant link attached to apply for this exciting role.
Alternatively you can send your cv directly to Ieshaho@jivaro.com.au
For a confidential discussion about your career or options, please call Iesha on 0478 801 386.
For a full list of our current vacancies, please visit our website at www.jivaro.com.au
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