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ROLECategory Manager/Senior Buyer (Beauty & Cosmetics)
$100,000 - $130,000

A permanent Buyer/Category Manager opportunity based on the Northern Beaches for a multi-channel retailer in a branded environment

  • Working on a multi-category department in Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Reporting into the General Manager, with full ownership of the department
  • Based on the North Shore, with onsite car parking and lots of onsite facilities

Role & responsibilities:
Reporting into the General Manager, the Category Manager will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day management across the multi-category Skincare / Cosmetics business. 

Full ownership and budget management, trading the department end-to-end, determining the brand mix, assortment plans and marketing activity. On boarding new brands and maximising the relationships with external brand partners. 

In a true Category Manager role, the successful applicant will also be responsible for overall order and supplier/vendor management, with support of a Junior Buyer in raising purchase orders and tracking delivery with suppliers; analysing sales to track product performance, sample management for promotional campaigns, working closely with other departments including finance, marketing and production. 

Experience required for the role:

  • Previous experience as a Buyer, Brand Manager or Category Manager with exposure to Beauty, Skincare and/or Cosmetics
  • A passion for Beauty and Cosmetics with a strong sense of commercial awareness
  • Strong communication skills, as the role will be dealing with and managing suppliers/vendors
  • Strong interpersonal / relationship management skills with internal stakeholders, working closely with production and marketing, and finance departments 
  • Strong administrative skills and ability to work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, while maintaining high work standards

On offer to the successful candidate:

  • Competitive salary and package with regular bonus incentive opportunities 
  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Onsite cafe/restaurant and parking facilities 
  • Staff discount and other staff perks 

Due to the high number of applications, only successfully short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

ROLEDigital Account Manager

As a part of International advertising team, you will be responsible for end-to-end advertising campaign execution and delivery.

  • Work with the worlds leading eCommerce Marketplace
  • Innovative business with progression and flexible working arrangements
  • Stunning city offices with a social and collaborative culture

You will build internal and external relationships, executing on partnerships, with advertisers, sellers, and brands of all shapes and sizes. You will work closely with our category, creative and merchandising teams to bring market-leading seller and brand advertising campaigns to life.


  • Own the end-to-end campaign management process, from briefing to implementation through to post-sales reporting
  • Develop cohesive, cross-functional team relationships with sellers, brands and their agencies to support media, shopper marketing and business goals
  • Leverage a strategic approach towards executing on partnerships
  • A pivotal figure within the wider business, managing internal/external stake-holders to deliver on key, cross-functional initiatives
  • Lead weekly sales and operations WIPs to drive focus on campaign planning and execution
  • Pioneer and improve new process within the wider advertising team, driving efficiency for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Engage global product teams to help shape future iterations of our advertising product offering
  • Engage third-party partners to help evangelise our products and build scale.
  • Being a strategic contributor to the business, keeping the customer at front of mind of all decisions while working towards the companies vision of one team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Advertising or related field
  • Thorough understanding of Digital Advertising and e-Commerce
  • Strong business acumen with an ability to solve with the overall business needs in mind
  • Technical understanding of digital media platforms and processes
  • Experience and understanding of sales/revenue attribution methodologies desirable
  • Experience in writing customer-facing communications
  • Ability to build deep working relationships with cross-functional teams

Like to know more?

Please contact JIVARO: or call (03) 8899 7705

For a full list of current positions please visit:

ROLEIndustrial Designer (Product & Packaging Innovation)
About the role
The role of the Industrial Designer (for Product & Packaging Innovation) will be to design and develop products in conjunction with the relevant Buying teams, ensuring that it is commercial and fit for purpose while exploring sustainable packaging and product options.

About the business
Already a well-established, leading player in their field, this homewares business has celebrated a number of milestones this year already, achieving record-breaking sales by bringing the best products to market at the great prices. 

An Australian company that continues to push the boundaries and challenge the status quo in identifying further growth opportunities and capitalising on market share. 

About you
This dynamic, fun and highly motivated team are looking for a like-minded, passionate individual to join the merchandise team. 

Reporting into the General Manager of Merchandise, the Product & Packaging Designer will need to possess the following key skills and experience to be successful for this role:
  • Degree educated specifically in Industrial Design
  • Strong technical drawing skills across a suite of IT programs
  • Experience in working on sustainability projects in sourcing and development (products and/or packaging materials)
  • Proven experience in packaging; in engineering, improving and optimising resources, whilst keeping costs within budget 
  • Strong communication skills and influencing ability 
  • A collaborative, team player
  • Experience in travelling overseas to factories/suppliers as part of the role
What's on offer?
With this newly created role, there is opportunity to scope out this role and make it your own, influencing your own future development. In addition, on offer for this opportunity is:
  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Ongoing training and development support 
  • A social and outgoing team working environment 
  • Bright, modern offices with ample breakout areas, large onsite kitchen
  • Flexible working and trusting workplace
  • Great leadership and team support
  • Opportunity to lead projects 
  • Onsite car parking and local amenities 
If this role sounds of interest to you, I'd love to hear from you! Please submit your confidential application using the link below. 
Your resume will not be shared with any third party without your knowledge or consent. 

Role posted by Clare Hackman on 18th September 2020. 
ROLEMerchandise Inventory Analyst
$100,000 - $120,000

An exciting opportunity to join a successful Australian automotive retailer as a Merchandise Analyst and be a part of their growing team!

  • Great dynamic culture
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities
  • Potential to lead and implement change

About the business

This highly successful auto-service retailer has made their own unique stamp on the industry and are a leading name in their area. They have a collaborative culture and proven track record in the industry. 

Given the brand's strong position within the Australian market this business will offer great exposure and skills to grow in your career.

About the role
Reporting to the National Merchandise Manager, this role will include:

  • Liaising with key stakeholders on the recommendation and execution of relevant project
  • Communicating with the Operations Team and Store Support interdependencies
  • Maintaining stock integrity at all times
  • Providing detailed presentations around findings and recommendations required to deliver merchandise projects in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Maintaining detailed excel tracking sheets

Benefits and perks 

  • Collaborative team culture
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities 
  • Great work - life balance 
  • Attractive remuneration package

Skills and experience 

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong report / analytical ability 
  • Effective written communication 
  • A strong work ethic and solution focused 

Like to hear more?
Please use the relevant link attached to apply for this exciting role.
Alternatively you can send your cv directly to
For a confidential discussion about your career or options, please call Megan on 02 9267 9000
For a full list of our current vacancies, please visit our website at

ROLEProduct Development Manager - Mattresses
About the business
Working for a well-known innovator and leader in its field, this business is looking for someone passionate about product design and development particularly in Mattress and Bed categories. This role is based in central Sydney. 

Role & responsibilities:
This role will be responsible for managing with the day-to-day design and development of the Mattress and Bed categories, from concept through to bringing it to market. 

The Product Development Manager will source a range and mix of their own products, building strong, trusting relationships with overseas factories and suppliers. 

Working as part of a lean team, the successful person will need to be hands-on and get involved in overall order management, raising purchase orders and tracking delivery with suppliers; analysing sales to track product performance, sample management for promotional campaigns, working closely with other departments including finance, marketing and design. 

Experience required for the role:
  • Previous buying/product development experience in Mattresses and Bed categories 
  • A passion for retail and a strong sense of commercial awareness
  • Strong communication skills, as the role will be dealing with and managing suppliers/vendors
  • Strong interpersonal / relationship management skills with internal stakeholders, working closely with multiple business functions 
  • Strong administrative skills and ability to work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, while maintaining high work standards
On offer to the successful candidate:
  • Competitive salary and package
  • Training and development opportunities, growing organically with a fast-growing business
  • Central location with lots of local amenities  
  • Staff discount and other staff perks 
  • International travel as part of the role (when borders re-open)

Job posted by Clare Hackman on 7th September 2020
ROLEProduct Manager - Baby & Kids Furniture
$90,000 - $120,000

Working for a leading innovator in the online furniture space, in a newly created role as Product Manager for Kids Bedroom furniture. Based in Sydney.

  • Working for a leading innovator in the online furniture space
  • Truly innovative role, heading up a newly created product category
  • Based in a central Sydney location with good public transport

The business
Working for a leading innovator in the online furniture space, a newly created role has arisen for a Product Manager to lead a new category specifically in Children's bedroom furniture. 

Based close to the Sydney CBD with strong public transport links in and around NSW. The office is located close to local cafes, shops and bars. Working in a bright, spacious, modern dog-friendly office space, as part of a fun, dynamic and fast-growing team. 

The role 
We are seeking a Product Manager to bring design and product innovation to life across the brand new Baby & Kids Furniture category. You'll do this by working closely with the design team and global manufacturers to source the world’s greatest products to bring to the Australian market. 
The Product Manager will build on what has become one of Australia’s most talked about brands by taking risks and turning heads with products that continually push the boundaries of modern furniture design. 
Key responsibilities

  • Translate the brand vision into creative products that innovate and are a first to-market 
  • Source products that lead the market in design, innovation and quality
  • Launch products that increase conversion and achieve revenue and profit targets
  • Responsibility for the cost of goods to maximise profit
  • Manage the sourcing and production strategy from product concept to product launch, ensuring all products always remain on track, to brief and on time
  • Lead the partnerships and negotiations with global supply partners
  • Work in collaboration with the design, marketing and supply chain teams to launch new products to-market
  • Consistently measure the success of products and identify opportunities for improvements as needed
  • Working closely with the Quality and Compliance Manager, to always ensure all relevant product safety standards and government regulations are adhered to
  • Act as the product subject matter expert within the business   

What we’re looking for…

  • Degree qualified in product management, business or relevant qualification
  • Extensive experience working in a product sourcing role within similar product categories across Kids and Babies Bedroom Furniture, working with factories directly, as well as third-party vendors
  • A deep understanding of product manufacturing, sourcing and design, 
  • Passionate about developing products that people love to use
  • Outstanding communication skills including the ability to present new product ideas
  • Experienced in and comfortable working cross-functionally with various key stakeholders throughout the business, as well as external partners
  • The drive and energy to operate in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Advanced-level Excel user with strong analytical and numerical skills

What's on offer...

  • Casual Friday everyday!
  • Product discounts for family & friends
  • Fully stocked kitchen in ultra modern office
  • Regular sports and social events
  • Opportunity to be part of rapid growth plans
  • Working with a small team – gaining massive exposure!
  • Personal growth and learning opportunities
  • Working in an ethical organisation that genuinely gives back
  • Dog-friendly office 

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, please submit your CV and cover letter telling us why, you can email your details confidentially to 

ROLESales Coordinator

Supporting Senior management with all aspects of Sales Reporting, Invoicing and Customer Care.

  • Join a collaborative, busy department supporting ANZ retail companies & stores.
  • Provide analysis, reporting, trends and advice to Senior Management
  • Based in Liverpool area, Sydney. Car parking and close to public transport

Sales Coordinator
Wholesale & Retail Distribution 

Liverpool Area

Join a successful, established company who have their sites aimed high on business growth and celebrating even more success in the next year! 

This position supports the Senior team and Executive staff with all Sales Reporting and Coordination for key accounts across Australia and New Zealand. A busy role, but one that also offers the opportunity to collaborate and share ideas with the wider team! 

You will be responsible for the sales-related activities and procedures that contribute to the success of the sales function and company targets. If you enjoy variety and juggling tasks - this is the perfect role for you! 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Processing orders, managing backorder requirements, completing product information and guidance
  • Generating sales invoices using Excel
  • Organisation of current work in progress, attending meetings and minute taking for the sales team
  • Planning for field sales - roadshows and account presentations 
  • Generating reports for stock, sales, deleted items, replacements etc
  • Tracking of orders and service guidance
  • Ensuring ETAs and pallet height restrictions etc are pre-planned
  • Travel bookings
  • Customer credit process and service delivery
  • Onsite showroom support and customer service, covering reception as required
  • Relief for customer service team on issues or online inquiries

To be successful: 

  • You will have 2-3 years previous experience in a similar role, ideally within FMCG, Retail or Logistics based environments.
  • Intermediate using Excel, confident user of "V-Look Up" tool
  • Managing multiple workloads and enjoying being that proactive team member
  • Enjoy communicating successes and areas in which sales are looking light or reporting issues that you foresee
  • A "can do" attitude, working within a collaborative team it is essential you have a positive demeanour and enjoy helping numerous departments
  • No task is too big or too small approach! 

Salary: $60K-$70K + Super, dependant on applicant's experience and skillset they can bring to this growing company. 

Please apply as we are hoping to hold interviews promptly, contact Rebecca South at Jivaro.


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