Head of Product Application | Billini Head Office

As Billini enters an exciting period of growth, we are looking for an experienced and passionate Head of Product with a love for accessories to join our growing team in Marrickville, Sydney. As part of the senior leadership team, you will play a critical role in driving our global omni-channel expansion by focusing on the strategic design and innovation of our collections.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Reporting to the Creative Director and working closely with the General Manager of Merchandise, you will be responsible for:
- Overseeing product development to ensure all product is aligned with the brand's aesthetic

- International sourcing trips for product and inspiration
- Seasonal trend reporting
- Sourcing new suppliers and nurture relationships with existing supply chain

- Hire, train and mentor the Product team
- Leading price negotiations with suppliers and oversee range costings
- Identifying new opportunities and innovations to increase profitability and growth within new categories

- Working collaboratively with cross functional teams as a member of the senior leadership team, to ensure best practices are implemented
- Working closely with the Production Manager to ensure adherence to the critical path is maintained
- Developing a strategic seasonal Brand Plan and collaborate with the Creative, Marketing and Buying teams to drive key messaging

ABOUT YOU

- 5+ years management experience in the Fashion Footwear sector at a senior level with demonstrated success
- Strong ability to build & nurture meaningful relationships with internal and external stakeholders
- Strong knowledge on seasonal trends and commercial acumen
- Willingness to travel Internationally as required
- Proven ability to plan, project manage and deliver high performance
- Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
- Strong leadership skills and ability to inspire and influence
- Proven ability to work within a fast-paced environment
- Strong brand alignment and passion for the footwear industry

WHY WORK AT BILLINI?

- Enticing remuneration package
- Hybrid working arrangement: 1 day work from home, 4 days work from the office
- Generous staff discounts on Billini and Banbe products
- Modern office space in Marrickville
- Close to transport links – our office is less than a 10 minute walk from Sydenham train station
- A day off on your birthday
- Enjoy regular team bonding events
- Dog friendly office

who we are

Billini is Australia's leading and fastest growing brands of women’s fashion footwear and accessories at affordable price points. Banbe Eyewear is a sister brand setting a new high for fashion eyewear across the globe. Our stylish designs, value for money proposition and talented team have set the stage for our continued success and global growth. Collectively our brands have grown to more than 1,000 global stockists as well as our own 32 retail stores located in Australia and powerful online stores: billini.com and banbeeyewear.com.

When you join Billini, you become part of a vibrant family that focuses our values: passion, collaboration, and progression.

If you are looking to take the next step in your product career, would like to join a growing company and be rewarded for your contributions, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please enclose a cover letter along with your resume (max 4 pages).
This role is a full time permanent position.
Only applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted in relation to their application.