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Buying Assistant

Job Role (s):
Business Support
£18,500 to £19,500 Per Annum
West Midlands, Birmingham
Contract Type:

Looking to start a career as a Buyer? Our client is a successful and well established retailer with over 300 stores nationwide. Due to significant growth they are seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join their Buying Division and start their career as a Purchaser.

If you are looking to develop a career in buying, purchasing or procurement - read on!

You'll be working as part of a dynamic team of Buyers, you will be trained to assist with sourcing and supplying stock on behalf of stores across the UK as well as handling any queries regarding deliveries.

Daily responsibilities will include:

*Placing orders and managing customs importation documents
*Dealing with suppliers' delivery and stock queries as well as providing admin support to the buying team
*Keeping accurate records and reporting on sales trends

The successful candidate will be:

*An excellent communicator, strong Customer Service skills and confident in dealing with people at all levels
*Strong organisational skills and able to work to deadlines
*Good numeracy skills and excellent with all Microsoft packages and generally good at picking up systems and processes, although full training will be given

A degree or equivalent in any subject would be preferable, although not essential.

This is a unique opportunity for a driven and detail orientated person to establish their career within procurement or purchasing, as a buyer for a fast growing business, that encourages career development.

If you have the required experience and attributes required for the vacancy, please get in touch ASAP

Thank you for your interest in this role. We will assess your application against the essential criteria for the role. We aim to let you know within 48-hours if your application is to be progressed.

If you do not hear from us within the time frame, you are not successful on this occasion, please continue to respond/apply to future roles we advertise. We will not retain your details in line with Data Protection guidance.

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