Buying Admin Assistant

www.plumbworld.co.uk
(Online Home Retail Limited)
Evesham WR11

£20,000 a year

Who we are

Online Home Retail is the home of Plumbworld.co.uk – one of the UK’s largest exclusively online retailers of bathroom and kitchen products. With warehousing based in Evesham, Worcestershire, Plumbworld has been trading online since 1999, serving over a million public and trade customers.

Our people make us who we are. We want you to enjoy and challenge yourself, build a career and teach us what we don’t know. Our plans are ambitious, and we’re looking for people who want to join us for the ride – our growth will be your growth.

The role in short

An organised and methodical Buying Assistant will support the Category Managers with a variety of Commercial tasks related to sourcing, purchasing, and merchandising of bathroom and kitchen products. Providing a full range of administrative support to the Commercial department.

Perks of the job

To maximise your work life balance, work where you want, when you want 31 days holiday (including bank holidays) bookable in hours making it super flexible for you. The option to buy and sell up to annual leave, to suit your personal needs. Access to our online platform for e-learning resources, hundreds of retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and car scheme. Fancy a new bathroom? We offer staff discount! Of course, we offer all the good stuff like life assurance, pension scheme, training and free onsite parking!

Onto the nitty gritty!

  • Processing new product information through our systems and processes, so the marketing team can bring them to our website Plumbworld.co.uk
  • Contacting suppliers to obtain data and you will work closely with the Category Managers and marketing team to ensure that all new product listings are in line with our website standards
  • Carry out market analysis, to keep up to date with market trends, feeding information back to the Category Managers for review
  • Identifying gaps and opportunities and proposing range enhancements and new ideas
  • Quickly and accurately turn-round information, data and documentation
  • Liaising across departments to ensure the best service for our customers
  • To maintain accurate records of Price File amendments ensuring supplier price lists in Sage are updated as required
  • Any additional ad-hoc activities as required

We’d like to meet someone with

  • Experience of working within a fast paced office environment
  • Strong IT skills and sound experience in Microsoft Packages.
  • Positive attitude ‘can do’ approach
  • Organised with the ability to plan and prioritise different tasks
  • Keen eye for detail
  • A passion to develop a career in buying
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Team player
  • Works independently, plans and priorities time effectively and adapts where necessary

If this sounds like you, please apply!

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to £20,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Administrative experience: 2 years (preferred)

To apply for this role, please email your CV and a brief covering letter to: [email protected]

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