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UK Buying Admin Assistant | Reading

England, Berkshire, Reading
£9.50 - £10 per hour + + progression
Closing date
16 Oct 2021
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UK Buying Admin Assistant | Reading
Salary ~£9.50-£10 per hour
Are you looking for an entry-level role in the world of retail buying? Are you very analytical and organised? If so, this could be the role for you.

About Our Client
Our client is a leading supplier into the garden and leisure industry who have seen rapid expansion in recent years. They have a real passion for what they do to deliver the best possible range of products at affordable prices, with great customer service. They import many of their hard products from China and the Far East and work closely with suppliers there to develop new product ranges and ensure the best possible quality. They are constantly innovating and have seen massive growth in plants and horticulture ranges since launch. They are working with a number of UK growers to deliver fantastic plant ranges to their growing customer base. They guarantee all of their products and back their own brands to compete with any others on quality and value for money.

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Buying team and contribute to the growth and success of a highly dynamic online retail company. If a career in buying/purchasing is what you're looking for, this position is an ideal first step onto the buying pathway. You will be responsible for supporting the buying team with purchase orders, supply issues, deliveries, stock control and booking, and assist the buying team with new product ranges. You will conduct market research and analysis to enable the buying team to make informed decisions.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will be a confident communicator with a great eye for detail. You will be very organised and possess strong Excel spreadsheet skills, such as v-lookups and pivot tables. You will be a strong team player and be able to work well with others as well as independently.

Application Process
The successful candidate will move through a two-stage interview process, which will include a task/presentation.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM13867


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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