Buying Administrative Controller - #59610

Gardners Books


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Eastbourne
Contract type: Full time

    Location : Eastbourne , United Kingdom

    Salary : Competitive

    Posted : Today at 1:43 PM

    Position: Full time

We are looking for somebody to join the buying department in our friendly team as a Buying Administrative Controller.

This position is suitable for someone just starting their career, or someone already possessing the relevant transferable experience but looking for a change in direction and workplace.

Role Overview

Working with suppliers and other departments at all levels, this Buying Administrative Controller position will involve but is not limited to:

  • Stock management, including ordering and maintaining stock levels
  • Assisting in the management of our product inventory
  • Creating and maintaining system and Excel reports
  • The import, export and maintenance of data held on Gardners databases (training will be supplied in relevant Microsoft software and Gardners own custom software)
  • Day-to-day administration tasks in line with company best practice

The buying team promotes a strong team culture. You will be working with various members of not only the team but other departments, publishers and colleagues at all levels. It is key you are able to work well as part of a team, but also to be able to work on projects alone.

The office is based within our Eastbourne offices. The hours for this position are from 9am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday.

Essential Skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Confident working knowledge of the Microsoft suite, particularly MS Excel
  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively
  • Good communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently within set timeframes
  • Able to work under instruction and use your initiative

Apply for this Buying Administrative Controller role today!

About Company

Gardners is one of the world's largest wholesalers of British books, entertainment products and eBooks.

Based primarily from our Eastbourne premises, we are proud to be a family-run business with our staff at the very heart of what we do.

Our departments and team's combined effort ensures we offer a first-class service to our global customer base, combined with a fast delivery service.

At Gardners, we recognise that our people are our strength, and the diverse talents they bring to our collaborative workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunities employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion across all departments.

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