Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
V3 Group
Location
Portsmouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1174797884
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description
We're looking for an Assistant Buyer to join our team in Portsmouth. As part of the Commercial department your key responsibilities will include:
• Supporting stock control and administration duties
• Supporting tenders, product enquiries and ad-hoc project work.
• Reporting and statistical analysis / end to end thinking
• Sourcing and negotiating with existing suppliers

Our Ideal candidate:
• Be outgoing, positive and have excellent communication skills, particularly on the telephone
• Have a can do attitude and be looking to progress within the role
• Possess excellent interpersonal skills, in order to be a flexible and supportive member of the team
• Good time management, prioritisation, negotiation & organisational skills
• An ethical approach to business and relationship building
• Be able to understand and effectively follow company process and procedure
• A strong desire to improve the supplier/ customer experience
• Demonstrate strong ability with Microsoft Office products, with an emphasis on Excel
• Show willingness for continuous improvement within the role and to go the extra mile across the board.

Minimum requirements:
• Buying experience - preferably in the packaging industry
• Strong analytical and numerical skills, good written and verbal communication skills

We offer an excellent benefits package including:
• Competitive Salary
• Generous bonus scheme
• Opportunity to become a shareholder
• 20 days holiday per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays
• A generous pension scheme with employer contributions

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