Procurement and Administration - Accounts Department

Location
Andover
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Ref
00064233
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a family-run business based in Weyhill, near Andover, Hampshire. It produces the 'OptiBac Probiotics' range of health supplements, which are sold in independent health food stores and pharmacies across the UK & Ireland. The company is committed to growing the business with a focus towards continuous learning, team spirit, health and wellbeing. The team could be described as close-knit, enthusiastic and dedicated.

Job description:

The role is varied and will evolve over time. Tasks include the following:

- Procure the probiotics from the leading probiotic manufacturers worldwide.
- Provide purchasing forecasts on a monthly basis for the manufacturers.
- Procure the product packaging and liaise with printing companies.
- Liaise with their contract packer and provide them with a 12 monthly rolling forecast.
- Nurture relationships with all suppliers.
- Liaise with the marketing and technical teams on packaging development.
- Arrange the logistics for the probiotic, packaging and contract packer.
- Advise management team on any stock shortages or surpluses.
- Liaise with the Export Manager on export requirements and order stock accordingly.
- Keep files, excel spreadsheets and all records up to date and relevant.
- Carry out weekly, annual and ad hoc stock checks with the assistance of the warehouse manager.
- Review trade customer returns and action credits where applicable.
- Monthly balancing of web site sales.
- Manage trade customer accounts on the company sales order system.
- Some data entry on to Sage accounting system.
- Work closely with the Accounts team, easing their workload.

Qualifications:-

- Good general standard of education at GCSE Level or above.
- Full, clean, driving licence is advantageous.

Experience:-

- Experience working in an office environment is essential.
- Experience in procurement advantageous.
- Practical experience of Excel essential.
- Advance level Excel advantageous.
- Practical experience of Word, Sage Accounts and Xero preferable.
- Experience providing excellent customer service necessary.

Qualities:-

- Driven, hardworking and self-motivated.
- Confidentiality, discretion and dependability essential.
- Thoroughness.
- Excellent computer skills, numeracy and written English.
- Excellent verbal communication skills.
- Ability and willingness to learn and pick up new processes.
- Data entry skills with high attention to detail is an essential attribute.
- Ability to manage own work load, prioritising tasks in order of importance and meet deadlines efficiently.
- Appreciation for the value of joining a close-knit, family-run, growing business.
- Willingness to help team members during busy periods.

Hours, Salary & Start date:-

- Permanent position, full time 8 ½ hours per day.
- Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
- Start March / April 2017.
- Ability to commute to Weyhill daily essential.
- Opportunity for personal & professional development.

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