Buyer/ Commercial Manager Hotham & Falls Creek
Reporting to the ANZ Commercial Director, this dynamic position is responsible for Retail buying, product & range selection. With a focus on sourcing, pricing, inventory and merchandising for all products sold within company operated businesses.
With the Australian businesses having gone through substantial transformation and change, the focus is not set on future growth. Drawing on your knowledge, experience and through strategic decision making this position will increase revenue and the average spend per head made by visitors to our resorts. A critical aspect of this role is the need for strong relationship and stakeholder management, both internally and externally in order to support growth and profitability.
Responsible for budget preparation and inventory control, numerical literacy and an analytical mind is mandatory.
The successful candidate will create the Ski Field Retail strategy and identify new sales opportunities. Having a keen eye for de-tail, closely managing supplier and manufacturing relationships and superb negotiation skills are all a requirement. In order to succeed in this role you will be highly motivated with the ability to work both autonomously and remotely as well as fit into a tight knit team to achieve deadlines and budget targets. Strong organisational and communicational skills are a key as well as the ability to negotiate complex contracts.
We are looking for an analytical team player with extensive commercial buying experience, ideally in a tourism or leisure related environment. Previous snow experience would be viewed favourably however is not essential.
We have a rare opportunity and we have lots of flexibility! During the winter season this role will be based between Falls Creek and Mount Hotham Ski Resorts located in the beautiful Victorian Alps. For the remainder of the year you can pick your location to work from; be it Sydney, Melbourne or otherwise you just let us know what works for you.
Ultimately the role reports to the ANZ Commercial Director who sits in Sydney.
This position requires you to be an energised self-starter who can apply a hands on approach in a fast paced environment that’s not for the faint hearted. Flexibility and a “Can Do” approach will see you succeed in this role. If you think you are up for the challenge don't miss this great opportunity to join us.
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