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Buying Office Assistant (General Merchandise)

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Contract,Full Time
New South Wales - Corporate Buying Office
Office Assistant
$67,200 - $73,800*
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An exciting opportunity to join the Buying team has become available within the National Buying department of ALDI Stores, based in Minchinbury, NSW. This is a 12 month fixed term contract.


As a Buying Office Assistant you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the relevant Buying team. In this role you will be accountable for tasks such as stakeholder liaison, sample coordination and document management.


What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will have administrative experience in a professional environment, with a keen eye for detail and strong organisational skills. You will be a proactive individual with the ability to manage competing deadlines and work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. 


Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in a personal assistant or administrative role
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated experience liaising stakeholders
  • Previous experience preparing advertising briefs and managing samples highly regarded
  • Ability to problem solve and use initiative
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills and IT literacy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take on responsibility, work autonomously and be a team player
  • High level of professionalism and dedication
  • Flexible to complete adhoc tasks as required


 What’s in it for you?  

  • Market leading remuneration - $67,200 (including super)
  • Great work life balance with 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • Be a part of a leading international retailer
  • Work alongside friendly and supportive colleagues
  • Tailored training program to help you get started


Role Responsibilities:

  • Draft, submit and maintain relevant documentation
  • Generate relevant reports as required 
  • Manage and coordinate product samples
  • Perform product related artwork checks
  • Manage artwork projects to ensure key deadlines are met
  • Prepare and submit advertising briefs
  • Complete competition and catalogue checks as directed
  • Liaise and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide administrative support such as;
    • coordinating and scheduling meetings
    • diary management
    • organising travel arrangements
    • submitting courier request forms
  • Provide cover duties where necessary


This role reports to the Director - Buying.

15 September 2021
Applications close:
15 October 2021
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