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Career Opportunities: Category Assistant | Kidswear | BIG W (210509)


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/09/2017

Job Category:

Marketing / Category Management

Job description:



What we're like

BIG W's best and most valued asset is its team of 22,000 passionate people in Australia and Asia. We believe the most vital ingredient to driving our business success is our people and we aim to empower every individual to make a positive contribution, extend career skills and ultimately maximise their potential.


• Family friendly hours - work 24 hours over 4 or 5 days, you choose!
• Great people leader and endless development opportunities
• Be part of one of Australia's most iconic brands


The role

Reporting into the Senior Category Manager and based at our Support Office in Bella Vista, the Category Assistant is a critical role in Buying, supporting the team with wide range of buying administration and data activities.

• Create suppliers in the system and support buyers with supplier correspondence and relations
• Support the development and maintenance of the assortment plan & buy plan and the collection of new article information
• Build deep knowledge of category and provide operational support to Buyers when they are travelling or on leave


About You

You will come with previous experience in a data administrative role, preferably within in a retail environment. Prior experience as a Category/Buying Administration Assistant or similar role will be highly regarded. 



• Proficient in MS Excel / Google Sheets & Previous SAP Experience or similar system is desirable.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.
• Stakeholder management - is able to positively engage with others


About Us

For over 50 years BIG W has been the trusted backstop of Australian households. We have clothed Australian families, furnished Australian homes and filled Australian toy boxes. We opened our first store on the outskirts of Newcastle in New South Wales in 1964 and have 185 stores operating across Australia today.

BIG W is proud to provide Australian shoppers with a broad range of quality general merchandise products at low prices. From women's, men's and children's clothing and shoes to homewares, electronics, pet food, cleaning items, party goods, toys and books, BIG W is a popular one-stop-shop for customers seeking great design, brands and value across the country.


Want to join BIG W?  Apply now or head along to to discover more!