Job Title: Buyer
Location: Auckland
Reference: 45763
Job Published: January 11, 2019 16:02

Job Description

  • Would you like to work for a future orientated iconic market leader?
  • Are you ready to lead and develop an exciting growth category?
  • Build your personal brand and work alongside our prestigious Buying team!

If you're serious about getting ahead in your Buying career join our team and spearhead one of our growing categories to its full potential!

About the role:

This exceptional opportunity will provide you with the chance to develop your career within a growth category. You will be responsible for creating strategy, planning, ranging, marketing and management. To realise our true potential, we are looking for an agile and innovative leader. You will be someone who uses data and customer insights to ensure we are ranging the right products and services for our customers.

Continual growth and success is part of our Buying DNA. You will be successful by pushing boundaries, asking the tough questions and championing this category for continued growth.


  • Brand development
  • Develop marketplace strategy for merchandise categories
  • Analyse the market identifying product and supply opportunities
  • Monitor and support category performance
  • Coordinate and develop promotional plans and activity
  • Develop strong supplier relationships and range strategies

What are we after:

  • Buying experience, ideally within a B2B environment
  • Confident and strategic thinker
  • Superb communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships
  • Effective negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Innovative with the ability to think on your feet
  • A high level of integrity, initiative and a strong work ethic

What we offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Supportive and fantastic team culture
  • Staff buying rates across all our products
  • Opportunity to grow your career within a growth category

About us:

We sell so much more than pens and paper! OfficeMax is a leading supplier of complete workplace solutions, our diverse offering spans office products, safety, café, technology solutions, furniture and design, packaging, print solutions, cleaning supplies and more!

If you believe you have the ability, passion and momentum to succeed in this role, apply online now!

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