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Title:  Buying Assistant

Location: 

Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

At Officeworks we make bigger things happen. Our customers, our team, and our community are our heart and soul. And if our brilliant people have taught us anything, it is that we can do all kinds of incredible things, each and every day.

Fast paced. Innovative. Inspiring. With more than 8000 team members and a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores Australia wide – we’re focused on delivering a wide range, low price and great service. We’re about inspiring new ideas and thinking outside the box. We’re about kicking goals, having a laugh and pushing each other. We are about being rewarded and supported. We’re about teaching a customer something new and supporting the community. We’re about making a difference.

About the role

  • Kick start your buying career!
  • Support the exciting Networking, Smart Home, Label Makers, Shredders and Travel Goods
  • Love retail? Love product? Love admin?

 

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

This entry role will join an innovative and successful Technology buying team, 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 Space Planning team to ensure best product and service 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 use your strong attention to detail and your initiative to proactively manage large data sets. This opportunity will engage your established competency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Experience with SAP and managing web content would be well regarded.

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

Our culture

It’s all in a day’s work when you’re part of the Officeworks community – where you’re not defined by who you are, but what you can do. We celebrate our teams’ uniqueness by offering the below to the Officeworks family:

  • An inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements to best support your individual needs.
  • A key focus on wellbeing and safety.
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, Bunnings, Kmart, Target and Catch.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to progress your career.
  • Industry leading Growing Families policy and access to Circle In portal for Working Families.

 

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

Officeworks is a ‘Circle Back Initiative’ employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Officeworks requires all new team members to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless they have a medical exemption). This recognises that governments in a number of jurisdictions have already mandated vaccinations for people working in retail and is about creating a safer workplace for team, customers and the community.