Posted 9 May by Robert Walters
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My client is seeking a Business Support Administrator to join a great team base in their Stockport Office, the purpose of the role is to accurately process purchase requisitions from across the business. The newly appointed administrator will provide support to the Purchasing Department to aid the effective delivery of the purchasing service.

Duties to include:

  • Respond to telephone/e-mail requests from staff in a timely manner
  • Prepare and process quotations from approved suppliers
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders to suppliers
  • Ensure that orders are delivered in line with requirements and agree service levels
  • Process order amendments including the down valuing of purchase orders
  • Maintain a clear audit trail of the order process
  • Liaise with Finance and operational teams as well as external suppliers
  • Provide support and cover for the rest of the purchasing team as and when required
  • Effectively resolve invoice queries with the Purchase Ledger team
  • Respond to telephone/email/online requests from employees in a timely manner
  • Ensure that orders are delivered in line with requirements and agreed service levels, and that a clear audit trail of the order process is maintained

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Strong IT knowledge - particularly Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Good numerical skills are essential
  • Experience of high volume date input
  • Experience of working within a fast paced purchasing/procurement environment
  • Ability to work in an accurate and timely manner
  • Experience of JBA/AS400 is advantageous
  • Always identifies possible near misses and hazards in their work place
  • Responds to customer's day to day needs promptly and courteously
  • Keeps customers informed on progress and outcomes
  • Builds effective relationship with colleagues
  • Approaches challenging goals with enthusiasm
  • Strives to deliver beyond expectations

Required skills

  • Admin
  • Business Support
  • Administration
  • Administrator

Reference: 37935477

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