Buyers Assistant - Boys 7-16


Williams Landing, AU

Category:  Merchandise
Work Type:  Permanent Full Time

Who are We?


At Target, we’ve always been here to help families live better. But right now, we can see that what ‘better’ means is changing. Better means making choices that can change the world. Better is about a life that’s lived, not with more things, but with things that mean more. A life where quality is always valued over quantity. Where beauty is born from style and substance in equal measure. A better way of life, that’s within easy reach of all. That’s why everything from the products we make to the experience we create, is crafted with intention and a single purpose…To inspire families to live better.


What will you do?

We are seeking an experienced Buyers Assistant to join Boy's 7-16 team based in our Store Support Office in Williams Landing in West Melbourne



As a Buyers Assistant, your role will be to support the Buyer in administrative tasks, including understanding the product ordering cycle, sales activity of the department and product wins and misses. This role is integral to our business. Ensuring product orders occur on time to our store networks, whilst following critical path timeline indicators.  


 Other key responsibilities may include:

  • Exceptional attention to detail with a strong customer focus and a professional approach to vendor relations
  • A commercial sales focused mentality
  • Knowledge of the retail trading trends and activity from the shop floor
  • Strong computer literacy, with skills in MS Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and work to tight deadlines in a pressured environment
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Fashion and Merchandise is advantageous

What are we looking for?


The ideal candidate will be highly analytical, have high attention to detail and a strong understanding of our Target customer. You will have the ability to take ownership of tasks, build strong working relationships and provide sound reasoning and decision quality. You will be able to pick up systems quickly, and have basic/intermediate skills in the Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook). An undergraduate degree in Business, Merchandise or Fashion along with experience working in the retail environment would be advantageous.

What will you get?


Target has some great benefits, including:

  • Great career opportunities across the Wesfarmers Group
  • Team Member discounts across Target, Kmart and Officeworks
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Convenient location next to freeway and train station, with onsite parking and a great café!
  • Novated leasing options
  • Paid parental leave scheme

We don’t just look for people based on their skills and experience, our people work together and champion the Target values and behaviours.  We are a business where our values and people matter, and we need like-minded people to join us!

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Talent Acquisition Team.