Buying Administration Assistant

Recruiter
ALDI
Location
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
08 Sep 2019
Ref
1242390012
Contract Type
Full Time
Our buying teams - if it's possible - have to move even quicker than the rest of the business.

And they have to keep ahead of our customers too: second-guessing what they want and need before they do. As a Buying Administration Assistant you will support both the Buying Assistants and Buying Directors to stay ahead of the game, providing comprehensive and professional administrative support. If you are considering a career in buying, this could be the perfect first step.

We do things our own way at Aldi. But whatever we're doing, we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we're opening new stores at lightning speed. And to keep on top of that wave, our buying teams have to do something pretty special to keep our customers coming back for more.

Working hours: Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm
Salary: £21,590 rising to £26,565

We are now looking to strengthen our Buying Administration team recruiting a Buying Administration Assistant/Personal Assistant, to be based at our Head Office in Atherstone.

Reporting to the Buying Director, the Buying Administration Assistant will provide comprehensive and professional support to both the Buying Director and Buying Assistant.

You will ensure accurate and efficient completion of administrative duties, including competing contracts, bulletins, invoices, spreadsheet collation and completion, amongst other administrative tasks. PA tasks will also be required e.g. travel arrangements and expenses.

The successful candidate will be diligent, reliable and hard working with exceptional levels of organisation and time management ability. Good communication skills are integral to the success of this role, as well as accuracy and attention to detail in all areas.

Key requirements:

- A-levels or equivalent
- Previous administrative experience
- Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to manage a varied workload with conflicting deadlines and multiple
simultaneous tasks
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross functional environment

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