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Posted 22 February by Office Angels Easy Apply Ended

** Exciting opportunity for a candidate immediately available with advanced excel skills and experience using v-lookup and pivot tables **

JOB ROLE: Buying Assistant- Food

JOB TYPE: Temporary

COMPANY: Retail Head Office

HOURS: 09.00am- 17.00pm

SALARY: £9.00-£12.00 PH

LOCATION: West End, London

CULTURE: Fast-paced, sociable


  • Providing support to Drinks, Food and Coffee trading teams
  • Set up of new product line, system price changes, sample collation and product administration
  • Amending SKU features i.e. phase out or top sellers to ensure stock levels remain correct
  • Managing and maintaining promotional offering across all categories
  • Data insight and analysis on the range performance
  • Liaising with suppliers and raising orders, highlighting shortages and amending POs
  • Communicating information on promotions and products out to stores
  • Creating daily reports via SQL queries, RMS (Retail Management System), Relex, Oracle & Teradata
  • Daily use of Excel working with large datasets and running sophisticated queries
  • Preparing analytical commentary/ summaries of key reports for senior management
  • Scaling, amending item features, raising international/ far east orders


  • Must have previous experience working in retail head office
  • Strong administration skills
  • Analytical mind-set
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; particularly advanced Excel skills, Pivot tables and V-lookups
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Enthusiastic, self-confident and self-motivated
  • Enjoys details, accuracy and analytics

Advertised by Office Angels Oxford Street Branch. I you would like to apply for this role then please EMAIL your CV to or telephone quoting reference: HBLF2202

Please note that due to a high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted.

For the purposes of the Regulations, please note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer.

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 34532808

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