About Us :
Our purpose at The Warehouse Group (TWG) is Helping Kiwis live better every day. We are moving into an exciting phase as we transform our way of working as the retail industry continues to evolve.
As a Company we’re going agile to ensure our customers always come first. To meet the ever-changing demands of our customers, we’re simplifying the way we work, speeding up decision making, and breaking down the hierarchy so we work better, faster.
About the Role :
We are looking for a numerically savvy and commercially focused Buyer / Category Manager (Buying Home, Storage, Appliances & Storage Chapter Member) to oversee, develop and drive a significant category for the business as we continue to focus on strengthening our offerings and position as a top technology & appliance retailer.
Reporting to the Buying Home, Storage, Appliances & Storage Chapter Lead), you will work cross-functionally across our wider business and teams and be responsible for driving profitable sales and margin through developing a strong merchandise strategy, effective negotiations with suppliers, planning market-leading promotional campaigns, assortment planning and with the review of existing and new products and services.
About You :
We are seeking an experienced customer-focused Buyer / Category Manager who wants to lead the growth of the category and to truly drive sales, working with a driven and passionate team focused on enriching our customers’ lives with the latest in technology trends, ideas, choice and advice.
To succeed in this role, you will have experience within the appliances area, proven product management experience and be able to point to a successful career history in merchandise.
Excellent stakeholder management and communications skills will be essentials to unlock collaboration, productivity and speed to market! With strong negotiation skills, you drive towards commercially profitable outcomes and maximise opportunities for the business.
Your drive to listen and contribute whilst taking ownership means you work effectively, both independently and collaboratively to deliver your best work and commercial results for the business.
Curious, energetic and a love for the fast-paced retail environment, you’re someone who quickly connects with people, business objectives, passionate about your craft and excited to understand and add value to our customers!