Title:  Buying Assistant


Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

Our purpose at Officeworks is to help make bigger things happen, for our customers, our team, and our community.

We’re a fast paced, growing, innovative and inspiring Australian brand employing over 8,000 team members, with a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores and a dedicated team supporting the Business to Business market. Our people are our biggest asset and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective skill, dedication and talent of our team members who embody the Officeworks spirit every day – whether that’s in store, support office or in a CFC.  We are passionate about supporting the communities in which we live and work, and want our team members to take ownership and accountability to help make bigger things happen every day.

About the role
  • A fantastic entry opportunity in our Merchandise team
  • Collaborative team effort to deliver results
  • Multi-tasking and strong time management are key!

An amazing opportunity to join our successful merchandise team, assisting the buyer to facilitate, develop and manage a merchandise range reflecting Officeworks’ three pillars of Low Prices, Widest Range and Great Service.

This exciting role will join a passionate team of buyers, preparing supplier and product registration and pricing information. With a focus on product lifecycle management, range reviews, and event management support, this opportunity will provide variety and develop your buying experience. You will undertake competitor and market monitoring and analysis, manage web content, and work closely with the Visual Merchandising team to ensure best product placement across our extensive store network.

About you

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar retail or store support role, with strong analytical and planning skills. You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where you have the opportunity to demonstrate excellent time management, ability to multi-task and use your strong attention to detail and initiative to proactively manage a large number of products. This role will engage your competency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

A superb communicator, you enjoy building strong, effective relationships and have an ability to engage with stakeholders internally and externally.  

Our culture

At Officeworks, we focus on creating an empowering and fun culture where people enjoy coming to work. We value our team's uniqueness and reward our team members by offering some great #officeworksperks including:

  • An inclusive and supportive team environment
  • A key focus on wellbeing
  • Potential flexible working arrangements to help you best manage your priorities
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, along with team member discounts at Kmart and Target
  • Ongoing training and development with real opportunities to progress your career

At Officeworks, we operate best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI community and people with disabilities.