Purchasing Administrator

Posted 2 January by Selective Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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We are looking for a switched on and capable Purchasing Administrator to join a fast-growing business in the Didcot area on a Full-Time permanent basis.

The successful candidate will act a point of contact for all customers and respond to enquiries about all services, including orders, approval processes, print and digital products.

Offer Package;
Position:Purchasing Administrator
Salary:£18,000 - £22,000 depending on experience
Hours:Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week
Benefits:Free parking
22 days plus bank holidays (rises during service)
Pension scheme
Childcare vouchers

Key Responsibilities:
*Supporting the continuations (series/standing orders) and purchasing work flow. To actively support continuations with responsibility for own set of series and publishers. To support the wider team with administrative tasks on an adhoc basis.
*Monitoring of mailboxes for new orders, claims and cancellations
*Monitoring of orders not recorded on the system
*Monitoring of aged stock
*Managing Pro-forma orders within a spreadsheet
*Liaising with colleagues from various teams on orders and updates
*To manage print and digital standing orders and online subscriptions
*To research, set-up and maintain series records on a database
*To establish and maintain standing orders with publishers
*To purchase on a timely basis (upon publication) series titles where standing orders cannot be published
*Chasing orders and updating system
*Any other associated tasks

Essential Requirements:
*Degree level education (or equivalent)
*Any knowledge or experience within a purchasing environment
*Knowledge of one or more European language (German, French, Spanish, Italian) desirable
*Knowledge of bibliographic data
*Must be able to communicate effectively to the highest level in writing and orally
*PC literate, excellent understanding of Microsoft, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
*Attention to detail, working in a logical, methodical manner

If you are interested in the Purchasing Administrator vacancy and believe you have the skills and experience to be considered, please apply.

This position is a varied, diverse and fast paced role which would suit any candidate who would like to develop their commercial career, skill set and experience.

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application. Please continue to visit the website for other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.


Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Purchasing
  • Administration
  • Sales Orders
  • Purchasing Assistant

Reference: 36925102

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