Buying Assistant - Part-time - Thursday to Friday (14 hours)

Purfleet, Essex
01 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Role Responsibility

Role Purpose

To provide administrative support for the Buying Team, thereby contributing to the effectiveness of the Buying function and ultimately the provision of a compelling product range to our customers. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of product data-bases
  • Competitor promotion and price analysis
  • SSO buying sample collation and organisation plus
  • Showroom organisation
  • Dealing with store queries
  • Ad-hoc filing and clerical support

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

  • Some exposure to buying in a similar environment
  • 3 years in a similar role

Qualifications and Experience

  • Knowledge of Carpetright systems, MS Dynamics, Excel and Word
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • A good communicator
  • A great team-player
  • Customer focussed
  • Confident and Approachable
  • Product Focused

Personal Qualities 

  • Highly structured and organised with strong attention to detail
  • A ‘can do’ attitude with a passion for excellence.
  • Passionate about the business, brand and providing great customer service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A confident approach
  • High energy levels

Measures of Success

  • Zero complaints from stores and suppliers
  • Positive feedback from stakeholders
  • Emails responded to in line with agreed SLAs

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