Merchandise Assistant - 12 month contract

Merchandise Assistant - 12 month contract

Job Title: Merchandise Assistant - 12 month contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2758909
Contact Name: Rebecca Nickless
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2018 18:01

Job Description

This booming national retailer continues to re-invigorate its brand and deliver a diverse and quality range to its customers.  With exciting new store growth and a culture built around valuing its people, the business is attracting and retaining dynamic individuals of the highest calibre.  A rare opportunity has opened up within the Merchandise team for a Merchandise Assistant with the potential, capability and desire to become an exceptional Assistant Category Manager and Category Manager over time.  

As a Merchandise Assistant, you will support your Category Manager acting as their 'right hand.'  Consistently sharpening your skills, you will gain a broad understanding of the business and category in this fast paced role where no two days are the same! Key responsibilities include;
  • Maintaining product and range price file, data integrity and updates to support the store and internal teams
  • Preparation of sales reports and brand presentations
  • Assisting with analysis of category performance
  • Handling and troubleshooting store queries
  • Working collaboratively with internal stakeholders including Stores, Supply Chain, Marketing and Space Planning teams
  • Coordinating Vendor sample submissions
  • Developing professional working relationships with vendors & administer contracts
  • Providing general administrative support to the product team
  • Making process improvement recommendations
This career-shaping opportunity calls for:
  • Demonstrated experience working in a support role within a retail buying environment
  • Ambition coupled with a "can-do" attitude.  You are someone who wants to develop your Buying and Category Management career with a company over the next few years
  • High attention to detail, accuracy and problem solving skills
  • The ability to work successfully within a fast paced retail head office
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
Sound like the career opportunity you've been waiting for?  On offer for the lucky successful applicant is a brilliant career path, fantastic mentor and generous salary package, oh and you will have some fun along the way!  

Apply Now! For more information please contact Rebecca Nickless on 0417 589 922

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