Trainee Buyer

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

But we couldn’t do that without our people. Our teams are our greatest asset and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective skill, dedication and talent of our people. We are about ownership and accountability for individual work, and team members who want to do things smarter and better while also delivering the best outcomes for our People and our Customers.

Reporting to the Buyer, we have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Buyer to join the Office Supplies team. Working with the direct support and guidance of a Buyer, you will build and develop appropriate merchandise range that surprises and delights our customers. You will develop and implement business plans, products ranges and promotional activity alongside financial inventory targets and the development of pricing structures. You will also monitor the market and competitor activity to create successful merchandise ranges.

Ideally you have a tertiary qualification in business/marketing/commerce and previous buying/buying administration support experience in a multi store environment. You are commercially astute, have strong influencing/negotiation skills partnered with a keen eye for detail! You demonstrate exceptional communication skills and pride yourself on your ability to build and establish strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference and to delight our customers through sourcing and buying new and exciting products, this is your opportunity to shine!

Why us

A career at Officeworks is real, possible and exciting with the following on offer:

  • Team member discounts across the Wesfarmers group
  • Ongoing professional development including recognised management qualifications
  • The opportunity to work within a fast paced, growing, innovative and inspiring Australian brand

When you join Officeworks you will become part of a team who are making bigger things happen. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce. We welcome enquiries and applications from everyone in the communities which we serve.

No recruitment agencies please.



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