Product Developer

Since being founded by Swedish born Kristina Karlsson, kikki.K has won a string of awards for excellence in retail, business and design. kikki.K now has over 100 gorgeous boutiques across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, including an online store that services the world. With plans to continue our expansion, we are excited to be providing lots of opportunities for great people. 

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Product Developer to join our growing team, based in our beautiful Port Melbourne support office and reporting to the Product Development and Sourcing Manager. The purpose of this role is to source and develop fit for purpose on trend, brand relevant products.

The main accountabilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Sourcing and product development
  • Raising of purchase orders
  • Costings and margin responsibility
  • Negotiate price to meet required margin targets
  • Oversee testing and quality controls and ensure on time sign-off
  • Delivery of sampling and bulk orders in accordance with the company timetable
  • Working closely and effectively with design and planning teams
  • Building strong relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers

Our successful candidate will:

  • Have minimum 3 years experience in similar role
  • A positive "can do" attitude and strong organisational skills
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solutions focused approach
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office particularly Excel, Word Power Point & Outlook 

This role will provide the successful candidate with a chance to work with a fun and fast paced business that genuinely wants to be a global leader in everything we do. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a tangible and significant impact on the business. They will be able to work with a company whose values match their own.

If you want to play a part in our inspiring story, we’d really love to hear from you.

*Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will not be accepting phone enquiries regarding the role. However, successful candidates will be notified.

 

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