Buying Administrator / Business Support Administrator
Job Title: Buying Administrator
Location: Hampton Court Palace
Salary: £ 23,318
Job Type: Permanent, Full time
Closing Date: 17th June 2018
The Company is the charity responsible for the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, Banqueting House and Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland. They help everyone explore the stories of how monarchs and people helped shape society in some of the greatest palaces ever built.
They are seeking to appoint a professional and enthusiastic individual to join their buying team at Hampton Court Palace. This demanding role will be responsible for providing their busy team with an exemplary standard of support by carrying out all the necessary administration in the buying process.
You will support the buying team by being the first point of contact for all queries coming in to the office. Key responsibilities will include administration of the critical path, ensuring that any issues are escalated to the relevant Buyer, creating products and new suppliers on the Retail system and updating the range plan with new products and prices. This varied role will also involve attending supplier meetings and the preparation of the weekly Retail bulletin.
You'll be one of the key members of the team, so, as well as a good all-round standard of education (educated to A level or equivalent level), you should have Retail and administration experience (ideally within a buying environment), with the ability to multi task and cope with tight deadlines.
You will be highly organised and customer focused with the ability to use your initiative and prioritise. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential as are IT skills.
Previous buying experience/knowledge would be an advantage, but is not essential.
The Company is an equal opportunities employer and truly values a diverse workforce. Applications are welcome from candidates regardless of their background.
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Candidates with experience of: Buying Support, Buying Admin, Retail Support Worker, Merchandising Support Administrator, Administrator, Office Assistant, General Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Office Support, Sales Support, Customer Support Assistant, Office Admin may also be considered for this role