Retail and Wool Buyer ANZSCO

Where these jobs are in Australia

VICNSWQLDSAWATASNTACT
41.4%37.7%10.0%4.4%5.4%0.8%0.1%0.2%

Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/retail-and-wool-buyers?occupationCode=6392

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Retail and Wool Buyers select and buy goods for resale in retail establishments, and value and buy wool sold by wool growers.

 

Requisite Education:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • monitoring sales data and stock levels, and studying trade, manufacturers’ and market information to keep informed of changing market conditions
  • negotiating purchase, promotion and supply arrangements with suppliers
  • designing and implementing pricing, marketing, promotional and display strategies
  • liaising with management on long-term planning and sales promotions
  • establishing working plans according to seasonal and budgetary requirements
  • anticipating consumer trends and determining quantity, style and quality of goods to be purchased
  • inspecting, comparing, selecting and valuing wool by determining colour, yield, micron and length
  • inspecting and buying wool at auction, in wool brokers’ stores and in farm sheds
  • receiving samples from scoured wool exchanges
  • may visit freezing works to buy slipe wool

 

639211 Retail Buyer ANZSCO

Selects and buys goods for resale in a retail establishment.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisation:

  • Merchandise Planner

Caveat 11:

The position:

(a) is based in a front‑line retail setting; or

(b) predominantly involves direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.

 

639212 Wool Buyer ANZSCO

Values and buys wool sold by wool growers.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

 


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