Senior Administrator

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Posting date: 13 November 2019
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 December 2019
Location: Poole, Dorset
Company: Resource Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
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Senior Administrator

Job Location: Poole, Dorset
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Hours: 8am – 5pm Monday – Thursday with a 4pm finish on Friday + free parking

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Administrator to work with a leading company who design, manufacture and supply products to both the B2C & B2B market.

This well-known company have been established over 35 years and pride themselves on their wide range of high quality and in demand products they have to offer and are now seeking a Senior Administrator to support the National Account Manager with ensuring customer quotations / samples are processed and despatched smoothly.

This is a busy and varied position where you’re key responsibilities will include; data analysis (pricing, quality, lead-times etc.) liaising and negotiating with Far East suppliers / factories, organising and coordinating customer samples / quotations / orders as well as providing first class customer service.

This position would suit an individual with excellent coordination skills and the ability to work calmly within a fast paced environment as you will be responsible for carrying out many essential duties which contribute to the smooth running of customer orders.

Key responsibilities within this role will include:

• Working closely with the National Account Manager to ensure the smooth running of projects.
• Communicate clearly with Product Designers and Account Managers to ensure factories are correctly briefed about costings and customer specifications.
• Requesting and scheduling quotations / samples with factories whilst constantly chasing order progress via telephone, email and video calls.
• Negotiating with suppliers to achieve the lowest costs but best quality products for the business.
• Build strong relationships with suppliers and factories.
• Effective data management including input, accuracy and maintenance of complete pricing and factory data within project timescales.
• Managing spreadsheet trackers ensuring they are kept updated on a regular basis for easy reference for the Account Managers.
• Ensure the correct procedures are followed to ensure the smooth operation of product design and ordering process.
• Being responsible for compiling data, analysing and generating accurate reports which reflect lead times, product quality, average orders, success rates, pricing and supplier information.

The successful applicant will possess:

• Previous experience either within a similar or purchasing / analyst / coordinator position
• Excellent coordination and organisation skills
• Strong data analysis, reporting and administration skills
• A hands on positive attitude to work
• Ability to multitask and work calmly in a fast paced environment
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft programmes including Excel

In return for your hard work the company offer:

• 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service plus bank holidays + Option to buy up to 4 days additional holiday every year
• Free car parking
• Various discounts available for shopping / cinema / gyms etc.
• Death in service scheme
• Welcoming team environment
• Regular social events

Hours: 8am – 5pm Monday – Thursday with a 4pm finish on Friday + free parking

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a thriving company where you will play a key part in ensuring the Buying department runs smoothly.

For more information about this brilliant opportunity please contact our Recruitment Team on 01202 686000 or send your CV to

Those who have the right skills and experience, our aim is that you will hear back from us within 24 hours but due to the high number of applications we are receiving at present, we are unable to respond to every application individually so If you do not hear from us within 3 days please assume that your application at this stage has not been successful. As new positions arise we will review any applications already made to us and may contact you about other suitable roles.

Resource Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to a policy of treating all its employees and job applicants equally. It is the policy of the Company to take all reasonable steps to ensure that each applicant is assessed only in accordance on the basis of their qualifications, skills and abilities to perform the relevant duties without prejudice in regards to background, religion, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability or gender.

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