be just the job

be just the job

To be well-suited for a specific task or purpose. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I don't need a mixer with a lot of settings, so this basic one should be just the job.
See also: job, just

be just the job

  (British & Australian) also be just the ticket (British old-fashioned)
to be perfect for a particular purpose He needed a car to pick her up in and Will's sports car seemed just the job.
See also: job, just