Junior Buyer/Logistics Coordinator (fluent in Urdu & English)

2 days left

Platinum Resourcing (UK) Limited
High Wycombe
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

In this busy role you will support our client’s growing domestic, European and wider international product collection and shipping requirements. This is a key customer / supplier facing sourcing role which also incorporates logistics coordination and administration. Fluency in both English and Urdu is essential for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Arranging and coordinating UK and international collections and deliveries (boxes and pallets)

  • Negotiating purchasing rates of products with suppliers

  • Maximising relationships to deliver business product sourcing targets

  • Maintaining a supplier/customer base of UK and European service businesses

  • Liaising with freight forwarders and logistics businesses to expedite shipments

  • Ensuring customer solutions are effectively delivered and using customer feedback to improve and maintain high levels of customer service

  • Gaining a full understanding of the customer offer and experience delivered by competitors

  • Preparing accurate reports for senior management

Essential Skills/ Experience:

  • Fluency in both English and Urdu is essential for this role

  • Experience of international logistics coordination and customer service, preferably in a telecom/consumer electronic environment is essential

  • Good working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook (a working knowledge of Sage would be beneficial)

  • Confident and persuasive telephone manner with experience of price negotiation

  • Knowledge of national / international logistics coordination and shipping regulations (air and road)

  • Proven customer relationship building skills and implementing customer focussed sales activities with SME’s and major corporates

  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and ISO requirements

  • Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes

  • Outstanding organisational and coordination skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Candidates' suitability for positions will be judged exclusively on criteria relating to qualifications, knowledge, skills, experience and attitude. There will be no discrimination on any other grounds.

Due to the volume of applications for this vacancy Platinum Resourcing will only be contacting those candidates that we feel meet the strict criteria our client has stipulated. If you don't hear from us within 3 working days, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

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