Tesco

Buying Administrator - Welwyn Garden City

Recruiter
Tesco
Location
Welwyn Garden City
Salary
Competetive
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Ref
TSO_6160418_256083
Job Type
Full Time

Job Introduction
About The Electrical Buying Team
The Electrical Buying team source branded and own branded products for the store and online. This is a fast paced category, and we work to deliver the best possible ranges to meet the ever changing need of the Electrical customer.

Main Responsibilities
Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role's key responsibilities and measures:
-Supporting the team with Monday trade activities- preparing best and worst products and assisting in trade meetings.
-Completing all administrative tasks and range plan requirements necessary for each product to meet critical path deadlines.
-Liaising with the HUBS's and suppliers to ensure critical path is up to date, escalating issues and risks to deliveries.
-Managing samples including obtaining them from suppliers, preparing samples for meetings, sealing samples, storage and disposal.
-Managing the approvals process, viewing approvals through commercial eyes, understanding the vision for the final product and escalating concerns. 
-Knowing when approval and fit decisions will effect critical path and communicating this to the team.
-Conducting regular store/website visits, understanding and sharing competitor activity with my team.
-Assisting in team meetings (pre selection, sign offs and strategies) by preparing rails and samples, capturing next step notes and issues.
-Knowing and liaising with department suppliers/ HUB contacts and supporting in supplier meetings.
-Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

The Ideal Candidate
Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role's key responsibilities and measures:
-Supporting the team with Monday trade activities- preparing best and worst products and assisting in trade meetings.
-Completing all administrative tasks and range plan requirements necessary for each product to meet critical path deadlines.
-Liaising with the HUBS's and suppliers to ensure critical path is up to date, escalating issues and risks to deliveries.
-Managing samples including obtaining them from suppliers, preparing samples for meetings, sealing samples, storage and disposal.
-Managing the approvals process, viewing approvals through commercial eyes, understanding the vision for the final product and escalating concerns. 
-Knowing when approval and fit decisions will effect critical path and communicating this to the team.
-Conducting regular store/website visits, understanding and sharing competitor activity with my team.
-Assisting in team meetings (pre selection, sign offs and strategies) by preparing rails and samples, capturing next step notes and issues.
-Knowing and liaising with department suppliers/ HUB contacts and supporting in supplier meetings.
-Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

About The Company
Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.
We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we're finding bigger and better ways to provide it.
Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We're driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world's leading retailer.
We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.
Joining us means playing a part in defining; building and launching an ambitious roadmap of digital products that could affect the lives of millions of people over the years to come.
If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.
The position will be based in Welwyn Garden City

Package Description
We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren't limited to:
 
  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

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