Merchandise Business Analyst

Date: 6 May 2024

Location: Mulgrave, AU

Company: kmartaustr

Brighter Futures Start Here

We are an inclusive team who power two of the most iconic and loved brands, Kmart and Target. We have more than 50,000 passionate individuals across our stores, distribution centres, and offices around the globe.

With our brands touching the lives of almost two million customers every week, you’ll feel the impact of the work you’ll do every day. Join our team in our unwavering promise to make everyday living brighter by providing great value products at the best prices for Australian and New Zealand families.

As a leader in the retail market, we’re optimistic about our future and yours. We’re changing at a rapid rate, giving you challenging work that you’ll be proud of.


Join the team

We are currently have an exciting opportunity for a Merchandise Business Analyst to join our Merchandise Team. You will build and manage BI and analytics solutions that turn data into knowledge, provide SME support and training for merchandise reporting, data, and platforms and provide governance across all merchandise data activities. Join us in shaping the future of retail as we continuously strive to deliver exceptional value and experiences to our customers.


What you’ll be doing

As a Merchandise Business Analyst working for Kmart you will:          

  • Manage reporting infrastructure.
  • Provide training and ongoing support for business users.
  • Develop strong relationships with business users to understand their needs and potential opportunities to further enhance current BI solutions.
  • Maintain and validate Merchandise data quality.
  • Drive and ensure that sustainable, relevant solutions to business data problems are explored, assessed and delivered.
  • Fulfil business critical processes to maintain stock integrity.
  • Maintain key documentation and manuals around merchandise process to further support business users and governance.
  • Provide advice and guidance within own subject matter domain.
  • Extend subject matter expertise and support knowledge sharing across the team and with stakeholders.


To be successful in this role you’ll have:

  • Hands-on experience with Power BI or similar BI tools.
  • Advanced Excel skills with experience in managing large datasets.
  • Proficiency in SQL query writing and data manipulation.
  • Experience in data preparation, data gateway, and data warehousing projects.
  • Familiarity with Merchandise Planning systems.
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and hold team members accountable.
  • Background in Merchandise and/or Inventory management.


Benefits we’ll offer you:

  • Flexible hybrid working options through our Flex Where, Flex When, Flex Well policy, spending 60% of your week in our National Office
  • A team member discount card that gives you a discount at Kmart, Target, Bunnings, and Officeworks
  • A free OnePass membership offering free delivery across Kmart, Target & Catch on eligible products
  • Access to the Kmart for You benefits program which entitles you to exclusive discounts and benefits in the areas of entertainment, travel, lifestyle, and health – with over 60 suppliers!
  • We want you to feel rewarded for your commitment and hard work that's why everyone gets the opportunity to participate in a bonus program
  • Free onsite parking when you’re required to come into the office
  • We offer inclusive parental leave, a family room and ongoing support offered though our partnership with Circle In for team members of all backgrounds and family circumstances
  • A dynamic learning and support program
  • Opportunity to fast track your career through our Mentor Program as a Mentee or Mentor
  • In-house café that serves breakfast, lunch and includes a collaborative space to work in
  • A reflection room that can be used for prayer, meditation, or time for you
  • A Kudos recognition program, where you are nominated by your peers to spin a wheel, to win a stack of cool prizes
  • Regular product sample sales with loads of discounted items to purchase
  • Wesfarmers is Kmart’s parent company and each year eligible employees can elect to purchase shares through a salary sacrifice arrangement
  • Great career opportunities across the broader Wesfarmers Group


We’re here to make everyday living brighter

From humble beginnings in Burwood East, Victoria, in 1969, we’re now an essential part of 300 communities, and proud of it! From bedding to apparel to kitchenware and beyond. We’re designing and creating the products people reach for every day. In-store, online, or Click & Collect – getting the products we love into the hands of happy customers is what we aim to do best. From the remote outback to coastal towns and big cities, and everywhere in-between. We’re progressive in our pursuit to create seamless customer journeys for satisfied shoppers.

A place you can belong

At Kmart, we celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed. We believe that all team members should feel valued, respected and safe irrespective of your gender, ethnicity, indigeneity, religious beliefs, education, age, disability, family responsibilities, sexual orientation and gender identity and we encourage applications from all candidates.

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to be their best, when applying for a role or working at Kmart. We encourage you to tell us about any workplace adjustments that you would like, by emailing

If you would like to explore a career with Kmart and this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.