Buying Admin Assistant

Recruiter
Argos Retail Group
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
19000.0000
Posted
19 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an ambitious individual looking for an all-round introduction into retail buying?

If you are looking to start your retail career within buying this 6 month FTC Buying Admin Assistant opportunity could provide you with an excellent grounding in commercial trading and the perfect stepping stone to help you to achieve your career aspirations.

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals and would love to hear from you if you think you have what it takes.

Working as part of a team, you will be providing administrative support to the Buying Teams, including preparation of documentation, raising and tracking orders, setting up new suppliers on the system, distributing and filing internal and external documentation.

About Argos:

Argos is on a journey to become a digital retail leader. Our goal is to provide customers with a state-of-the-art experience to suit the digital age, no matter what channel they use. To achieve this, we’re transforming every area of the business, from new concept stores and new technologies to innovative and compelling product ranges. This is the perfect time to join us in thinking big, acting boldly - and exploring the full potential of our brand.

What you will do:

Support the Buying Teams.
Liaise with IT, Multichannel and internal teams.
Manage, distribute and ensure accuracy of all internal and external documents; accurately input and maintain data within company systems.
Liaise with suppliers to: source product samples and digital assets; obtain information and resolve queries.
Develop and implement process for in-house photographic library.
Be responsible for extensive market and competitor research.
Support a number for processes and roll outs in the area.
Be responsible for pulling together, executing and reviewing promotions.

You are:

An individual with true passion for retail buying.
Educated to a degree level of with excellent GCSEs / A- Levels results.
An excellent communicator – confident at all levels and across multiple teams.
Well organised with ability to handle multiple tasks.
A logical Thinker and Problem Solver.
An individual with strong numeracy and literacy skills, with great attention to detail.
Self-motivated with a strong drive to achieve.

What you’ll get in return:

At Argos, as well as the usual company benefits, which include, 24 days holiday, save as you earn scheme, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme, you will work in an exciting environment, with the potential to develop your skills for a career that fits with your own aspirations.

Central to that with Argos Trading is the potential opportunity to join our Commercial Essentials development programme, which aims to give you commercial thinking to be brilliant in your role now, and in the future.