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Buying Office Assistant

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Full Time
New South Wales - Corporate Buying Office
Business Support Assistant
$63,400 - $69,200*
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An exciting opportunity for a Buying Office Assistant has become available within the Corporate Buying department of ALDI Stores, based in Minchinbury. 

If you’ve ever been to ALDI, you’ll know we’re not your average supermarket. We’ve never been satisfied with the status quo, or doing things that other supermarkets do. By doing things differently, we can provide top quality products at the lowest prices. That’s why we call it Good Different.

This is a newly created role responsible for providing administrative support to the Buying Director and Buying Assistants. This Buying team manage the sourcing, development and evaluation of our garden & DIY category - from concept to stores.


What we are looking for:

We are looking for an organised Office Assistant with a positive mindset to join our busy Buying team. They will provide exceptional administrative support to the Buying team through a variety of tasks to assist them in achieving category growth. The successful candidate will be highly organised, experienced in administration and exhibit a positive ‘can do’ attitude.  


Selection Criteria:

  • Proven experience providing administrative support within a versatile environment, alternatively graduate applications are welcome
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft office skills and IT literacy
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Confidence to liaise with all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to problem solve and use initiative
  • 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 - $63,400 - $69,200 (including super)
  • Great work life balance
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Be a part of a leading international retailer
  • Problem solving real business challenges
  • Work alongside friendly and supportive colleagues
  • Tailored training program to help you get started


Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide the Buying team with administrative and product support
  • Maintain the Buying Directors calendar, staying aware of daily movements
  • Product sample management
  • Provide assistance to the Buying Assistants with due diligence checks
  • Organise travel and accommodation arrangements on behalf of the Buying Director
  • Collect and distribute of incoming mail
  • Submit courier request forms
  • Complete competition and catalogue checks as directed
  • Provide cover duties where necessary


This role reports to the Buying Director.

25 November 2019
Applications close:
25 December 2019
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