Sales Administration Supervisor

Posted 9 March by Jo Thompson Recruitment Featured

IFP (UK) is a satellite office of parent company International Forest Products LLC, headquartered in Boston, USA. IFP is a family owned business and a subsidiary of the Kraft Group of Companies, with interests in sports and entertainment, real estate, paper & packaging, and forest product trading. IFP is a dynamic, entrepreneurial company positioned for significant growth over the next 2-3 years.

Reporting to the European Trade Director, and working as a member of the Management Team, the Sales Administration Supervisor will play a pivotal role in managing the Company’s order management cycle, including order processing, credit control, bookings, documentation, customs procedures, claims, weekly and monthly reporting, and the recruitment and training of administrative staff. You will supervise a team of 7 professionals to provide business-focused order processing, export documentation, invoicing and general office services during this period of rapid growth.

You will amalgamate and rationalise the company’s trading processes, improve efficiencies in the Order Management Cycle, replace legacy systems with new cieTrade based reports, and provide a high level of support to suppliers, agents and customers.

You will be a results focused Sales Administration professional who initiates action, gives direction, takes responsibility and gets to the heart of complex problems and issues. IT proficiency, the ability to learn new technology quickly and communicate and build networks effectively is essential for success in this role. As well as technical competency we are also seeking a friendly, open professional who behaves consistently with clear personal values that complement those of the organisation.

Knowledge of export documentation, shipping, forwarding and basic accounting procedures is essential.

Required skills

  • Export Administration
  • International Shipping
  • Order Management
  • Sales Administration

Application questions

Do you have experience of managing a Sales office or administrative team?
Do you have experience of export/shipping documentation?
Do you have order management experience?
Are you an effective team leader?
Do you have proficient IT skills?

Reference: 34647383

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