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Buyers Assistant




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Work type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner
Categories: Merchandise

As a Buyers Assistant at David Jones, you will work alongside your Buyer to drive commercial results for your category. Joining our Home team, you will assist with curating and delivering a product range that is innovative and unique to David Jones. We are looking for someone with experience in a similar role, who is highly organized, is an excellent communicator and who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

What does the role involve?

  • Be responsible for quantifying and completing Buyer orders
  • Oversee product performance and initiate markdown within policy
  • Monitor and maintain purchasing, sales, GP, OTB and inventory levels
  • Report of buyership performance and provide recommendations
  • Monitor supplier deliveries and action follow ups when necessary
  • Collaborate with the Buyer to maintain reorders within brand maps and price curves

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrated experience working within a similar role in a retail environment
  • Demonstrated experience working in a similar role with a passion for Homewares
  • Confidence using Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills with the confidence to engage with stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritise and meet conflicting deadlines 

Why work for us?

  • A competitive remuneration package, including an annual bonus incentive
  • Generous employee discounts across David Jones and Country Road Group
  • An additional day of leave for your birthday
  • The opportunity to support community partnerships through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
  • Be a member of a company committed to sustainable practices
  • Ongoing training and development to pursue individual ambitions

About Us

David Jones and the Country Road Group is Australasia’s largest department store and fashion retail group comprising of iconic brands such as David Jones, Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Part of Woolworths Holding (SA) our values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality.

At David Jones & Country Road Group, we know we connect with our customers best when our people are representative of our community. As part of our commitment to providing a supportive working environment that values inclusion and diversity, we actively encourage applications across all cultural backgrounds, genders and abilities.

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