Category Manager/Buyer - Communications

At Noel Leeming, we are focused on strengthening our position as New Zealand's no 1 technology & appliance retailer.  Our goal is to provide our customers with the latest in trends, ideas, choice and advice.




What you will be doing?

We are looking for an experienced Buyer/Category Manager to join our Merchandise team to oversee, develop and drive the communications category for the business. The Communications category is rewarding but challenging and has a strong strategic focus and leadership responsibilities. Saying this it provides a fantastic opportunity for you develop your retail career in a Company who is taking retail in NZ to the next exciting stage.

Reporting to the Merchandise Manager and working in a team of like-minded, passionate individuals, this role is key to ensuring business KPIs and strategic objectives are met and delivered.

As the Buyer, you will work cross functionally across the Merchandise teams and wider business functions, including Marketing and Operations.You will be responsible for driving profitable sales and margin through developing a strong merchandise strategy, effective negotiations with suppliers, planning market leading promotional campaigns with the review of existing and new products and services.



Who we are looking for?

This category is a key focus for us with huge growth expectations this year so we are seeking an experienced Buyer who wants to lead this growth and to truly drive sales.

To succeed in this role, you will have proven product management experience and be able to point to a successful career history in merchandise. You will also have the ability to work autonomously and to communicate and negotiate effectively all the while building strong relationships.

The Noel Leeming family is a varied one and includes many sub brands and services so for this role we are looking for someone who is bold, curious, energetic and is able to handle the fast paced environment that retail provides.



What do we offer?

It is our belief that it's important to reward and recognise our team for their success. The remuneration package for this role consists of a competitive salary plus bonus structure. There are also awesome team member discounts and access to leading learning & development programs. We're a people first working culture and if you want to be part of an exciting and dynamic environment working in a strategically important role, then this is an opportunity not to be missed!

If you can see yourself being as passionate about what we do as we are, then apply now. 


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