The role of the Commercial Trading Assistant will be to prepare reports and provide accurate feedback to the team on sales, stock levels, purchase orders and provide administrative support to the Procurement and Sales team.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Provide administrative support and assistance to the Procurement and Sales team
Work closely with the team to ensure a smooth and effective supply chain
To ensure stock levels are kept in line with business targets
Support the Procurement and Sales team in generating purchases/ sales orders on a daily basis
Review incoming orders and deliveries
Prepare/conduct sales analysis and market research
Coordinate and maintain freight contracts to ensure continuity of supply
Ensure stock counts are performed and reconciled
Ensure smooth and efficient operations at all times
All reports and tasks are to be completed to agreed timescales and deadlines
Ad-hoc duties as directed by Management
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s ordinary/honours degree in Business /or Agri Food Business /or a similar discipline.
Experience in a similar role would be an advantage.
Accuracy and attention to detail skills.
Strong financial skills and ability.
Strong level of competency and confidence in using IT systems, including the Microsoft Office programs and capacity to learn new programs quickly.
Experience in the FMCG sector would be desirable.
Strong negotiation skills.
Excellent written & oral communications skills.
Key Behaviours / Competencies
Demonstrate initiative and a flexible approach to issues.
Ability to work well under pressure, plan and organise workloads to meet deadlines.
Strong data analysis and numeric skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Driving ambition to achieve goals.
Able to work independently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to develop effective working relationships, both internally & externally and be an excellent team player.
Willing to learn, self-motivated and energetic & with a very good attitude.
Manages time effectively and adapts quickly to changing priorities, can multi-task easily.
We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Please send all relevant CVs to email@example.com with Commercial Admin Assistant in the subject line.