Buying Administrator

Posted 7 March by Booker Retail Partners (Londis & Budgens) Featured

Buying Administrator - Harefield

Are you a recent graduate looking for an entry level role into a Buying career?

If so, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our busy Central Buying team in Harefield, on a permanent basis.

As a Buying Co-ordinator, you will provide full administration support to our buyers in order to deliver a robust end to end Trading process, system data and information flows for a specific product area.

About the role

The successful candidate will take ownership for the information and data input for a specific product category area in partnership with the Category Buyer, Suppliers and Supply Chain, in line with agreed timing, accuracy and targets.

You will own the end to end information and data flow/input across promotions, product lifecycle and pricing. In addition, you will collate promotional proposal forms, maintain and update the Trading teams logs and ensure the data input requirements from the Buying Team & Supply Chain are effectively co-ordinated through great communication and team-working.

From day one you can expect to be trusted with real responsibility, working within a team of people that will give you the support, opportunity and scope to develop and progress your career.

About you

You will need to have excellent communication, verbal and numerical reasoning skills and be able to work to tight deadlines. You will have high attention to detail, be customer focused and highly organised with strong administration skills.

You will have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes such as Excel, PowerPoint & Word and be comfortable working with these on a daily basis as well as being able to demonstrate evidence of understanding and managing various systems.

What’s on offer?

Apart from your salary, you’ll receive 30 Days annual leave including bank holidays rising to 33 Days after 12 months in the role and be entitled to join our company contributory pension scheme where we’ll match your contribution up to 5%.

You’ll also receive a discount card with 10% off at all Booker & Makro stores plus special discount days over the course of the year of up to 20%. There’s also our Save As You Earn scheme which you can join each year which allows you to save tax free with the option to buy company shares at a discounted rate (T’s&C’s apply).

About us

Budgens & Londis are two of the UK's leading names in the independent retail food sector with over 1500 stores and a history of over 140 years of retailing excellence. We are passionate about delivering affordable, quality products and making our customers shopping experience one where we find ways to tempt them to liven up their baskets and meet their daily needs. The brands are part of the Booker Group, the UK’s leading food wholesaler.

The Group comprises Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud, Chef Direct, Booker India and Booker Retail Partners. Together, we are privileged to serve 1.5 million customers with a 9.5% share of the Convenience market with our Budgens, Londis, Premier and Family Shopper brands.

Thank you for taking the time to apply for this role and the interest you have shown in us as an organisation. Please note, if you have not heard back within 4 weeks, please assume you have been unsuccessful. We would be happy to receive an application from you in the future, if you haven't done so already please sign up to our job alerts on our website.

Required skills

  • Administrative
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organisational Skills
  • Retail
  • Time Management

Application questions

Do you have administration experience?
Is Harefield commutable for you?

Reference: 34632520

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