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Buying / Administrative Assistant

Our client has an opportunity for a Buying / Admin Assistant to support the buyer in day-to-day administrational duties.

This is a full-on administrative position and they are looking for proven experience in a solid administrative role with elements of purchasing and order processing.

The role entails the ability to balance a heavy admin flow, using excel, sales order processing and maintaining detailed spread sheets.

You’ll need a passion for process, great attention to detail and the ability to approach any task with an analytical mind.

Key Roles & Responsibilities include:


  • Manage administrative duties such as creating purchase orders, tracking order statuses, producing delivery schedules
  • Support the Buying team to ensure relevant reports are updated and maintained with accuracy
  • Dealing with price amendments & pricing discrepancies
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Assisting with implementation of promotions
  • Raising new supplier forms and new line forms
  • Supporting buying team with other daily tasks
  • Manage sample image requests from internal and external stakeholders
  • Request product samples
  • Set up replenishment parameters (set min, max, velocity code and any store/store group overrides) for new skus, skus going into promotion and skus coming out of promotion

Skills & Experience:


  • Proficient in Excel
  • Knowledge of Sage200 is a bonus
  • Self-motivated
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

About our Client

"This is an exciting opportunity to join a small e-commerce team that is part of a larger wholesale company.

Our product base comprises of all major brands in the health and beauty sector.

In addition to this, we are actively involved in other FMCG goods, including food and beverages.

Based in North West London, our dedicated warehouse stocks approximately 6,000 product lines.

This enables us to supply orders in small or large quantities, with the flexibility to pick, pack and deliver over 1,000 lines at a moment’s notice."

How to Apply

Please apply here and our client will be in direct contact.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £19k - 24k per year
  • Location: Ruislip
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: DADSC02
  • Posted: 2021-03-02 11:13:42 -

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