Buying Assistant

Hays Retail
£Competitive + Excellent Benefits
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Paul Riordan
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Your new company
Our client is a unique, global business who have experienced sustained success through delivering an innovative style of healthcare across their family of companies. Millions of people rely on the wide spectrum of their services every day, which is why they are always looking for talented professionals to join their growing team and discover the rewards of working for this diverse and growing Global business.

Your new role
Reporting to the Buying Manager, you will support the delivery of the Buying team objectives by providing the required support across the team. You will be required to co-ordinate the product, pricing and promotions files for all categories, running and coordinating reports for the team and managers. This company are always looking for colleagues who share their passion for innovation and who can help them to shape the future of their business to meet the constantly changing needs of their customers.

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you will have had previous experience working in a commercial office environment, preferably retail, wholesale or FMCG Manufacturing. You will be well organised and able to prioritise your workload effectively and you will have the ability to work accurately under pressure. As there will be substantial responsibilities around communicating and coordinating across various functions and other relevant teams, you will have strong communication skills and be able to build good rapport with others quickly and effectively. The successful candidate will have good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint. You will also be an enthusiastic team player who is eager to use their skills to the best of their ability at all times.

What you'll get in return
For the successful applicant you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You'll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition to highly competitive salaries, they offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme. What's more, they regularly review their rewards package and it is improving all the time

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