Buying Admin Assistant

Highly reputable brand, amazing progression opportunities!

Hays are working with a highly reputable Ecommerce brand who are looking to recruit a BAA to join a new business venture for them. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly ambitious, personable candidate to join a team with amazing progression opportunities.

Duties will include:

  • Adding and updating products, brands and collections onto our internal back-end system in a timely manner, employing impeccable attention to detail in relation to all product information.
  • Liaising with suppliers to request price updates, ensuring prices are in line with agreed terms.
  • Accurately updating all price changes and product updates or discontinuations via our internal back-end system in a timely manner and responding to any pricing issues across the business.
  • Management and troubleshooting of any invoice discrepancies between our Finance team and Suppliers to mitigate any margin erosion.
  • Assisting the Buying team to strategically manage the reorganisation of the product database for commercial reasons.
  • Owning the database quality management process, carrying out spot-checks and running reports to identify and rectify any pricing, product information or upload errors.
  • Management of samples.
  • Creating KPI reports for the Buying team as requested.

In order to be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Similar experience in a fast-paced Retail/ E-Commerce environment.
  • Administration experience is essential.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Pivot Tables and V-Lookups.
  • An analytical mind and numerical capability (especially percentages and retail pricing).
  • Experience of database management is advantageous.
  • An immaculate attention to detail and high level of organisation.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines with little to no mistakes.
  • A self starter who can work independently as well as within a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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