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Purchasing administrator

  • Location

    Andover, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £18k - 20k per year

  • Contract


  • Reference


Our client in Andover are seeking a purchasing administrator to join their small buying team.


Experience in the following is advantagous but not essential:

  • Excellent administration skills with a hands-on approach.
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to support multiple people, managing their expectations and requirements
  • Customer service experience and/or background.
  • Marketing communications experience and/or background.
  • Retail background and/or experience.

Essential skills: 

  • Proven project management/coordination/ multi tasking skills and the ability to see tasks through from inception to completion.
  • The ability to obtain the buy-in of stakeholders using tact and diplomacy when necessary but without letting deadlines slip.
  • A sound level of understanding and use of Microsoft Office package and specifically excel, word and email.
  • Accurate and reasonable level of speed typing skills.

The main responsibilities of the role are but not limited to: 

  • Check and maintain all products in the correct product category. Support PAs with writing product descriptions, checking for typos and accuracy.

  • Write all long descriptions to the agreed format for sign off by Buyers.

  • Liaise with the Marketing Department and Purchasing team to ensure all briefing documents are checked and signed off in a timely manner.

  • Work as part of the product query group to investigate all specification and image queries and ensure necessary changes are implemented and communicated in a timely fashion.

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