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Job Detail

Buyer - Toy & Gift

  • Posted: 12/21/2021
  • Ref No: 412422
  • Permanent
  • Australia - NSW


  • 3-5years' previous experience in product development or buying roles
  • Good understand of the full product life cycle
  • Location - Brookvale - NSW
Our client is a leading supplier to the Homewares and Lifestyle industry with presence across Australia and New Zeeland. With an increasing portfolio of product lines leading their respective categories, they are now seeking a positive and passionate Buyer to join their team in Brookvale - NSW.


Reporting to the Head Buyer, you will be working buying across categories with a focus on Toys & Gift and your day-to-day responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Design and maintain the company product range
  • analysing market trends, consumer demand and opportunities for the business
  • Manage vendor relationships and negotiate outcomes to meet margin requirements
  • Product development from creative concept, to development, product QA, packaging and delivered goods for our Toy & Gift categories
  • Leasing with the Creative Team to plan, coordinate and execute visual merchandising activities.  
  • Manage financial plans to achieve sales and profit targets
  • Prepare range reviews and reports
  • Post seasonal analysis and presentations
  • Drive a continuous improvement culture across the Buying Team and broader business, through identifying insights, risks, and opportunities to grow and improve the business. 

About You

  • 3-5years’ previous experience in product development or buying roles
  • Good understand of the full product life cycle
  • A critical eye for design and experience in developing products
  • Desirable experience with data analyses and research market trends
  • Good attention to details
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
  • Great communication skills (written and verbal)


If you feel you could be the right fit for this role, please apply via the link or send us and email at for more information. If you’re looking for a different role within our specialties and wish to engage our services, we’d love to hear from you. If you wish to discuss this role confidentially or other roles that we are currently recruiting for, please contact us on 03 9620 4000 or visit Note all applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Pace (VIC) Pty Ltd are the experts when it comes to our four specialties: Manufacturing & Technical Operations, Procurement, Sales & Customer Service and Supply Chain & Logistics. Founded in 1990, we have over 30 years of proven success in placing candidates in exciting and relevant roles. Our team is dedicated to working with forward-thinking and inclusive workplaces to find them top talent.

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