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Graduate Purchasing and Project Management Executive

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
Dependent on education, skills and experience
Sector
Business
Degree Discipline & Classification
Relevant degree
UCAS Points
N/A
Job Ref
TGR 1818

About Our Client

This global client is an internationally recognized manufacturer of automotive products, distributing throughout the globe.  With Head Quarters in the UK but with sites across the globe, they currently manufacture a well known brand known across 40 countries

Roles & Responsibilities

This role will be supported by a full training program but will also give the successful candidate the scope to take on board responsibility and really progress into a senior position within the company.

 

Job Roles and Responsibilities

 

Business Support

Extensive diary management

Screen all calls and direct them as appropriate

Liaise directly with clients to organise all aspects of meetings and calls

Line manage admin staff

Send packages outside the UK

Assist admin members of staff when needed

Take on extra work from other departments when needed

 

Purchasing

Purchasing to include contacting suppliers

Stock Management – investigate any discrepancies

Produce cost/benefit reports

Be the first point of contact for major clients

Look at ways to improve and implement changes to current admin processes

Independently research and gather information to report back to directors

Use Excel to assist with Costing and pricing models

Build business relationships with new clients

Review and analyse commercial opportunities and report to directors

 

Project Management

Manage multiple projects while dealing with deadlines and high pressure

Research and then formulate concise reports on various topics

Look at and try to improve company procedures

Work closely with and report straight to directors

Detail, distribute and follow-up action points from meetings

Organise, attend and minute meetings as required

Working with members of staff from all levels

Liaise with other staff and external National and International contacts

 

SPC/JC

Produce cost/benefit analysis reports

Be the first point of contact for major clients

Look at ways to improve and implement changes to current processes

Independently research and gather information to report back to directors

Use Excel to assist with Costing and pricing models

Build business relationships with new clients

Review and analyse commercial opportunities and report to directors

Manage multiple projects while dealing with deadlines and high pressure

Research and then formulate concise reports on various topics

Look at and try to improve company procedures

Work closely with and report straight to directors

Detail, distribute and follow-up action points from meetings

Organise, attend and minute meetings as required

Working with members of staff from all levels

Liaise with other staff and external National and International contacts

Skills Required

  •  Degree
  • Proven experience in admin/commercial environment
  •  Ability to coordinate projects
  •  Excellent IT skills especially with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Confident communication skills and interpersonal skills
  •  Ability to work well and achieve deadlines
  •  Excellent organisation skills
  • Experience in building strong working relationships
  •  Enjoys challenge
  •  Polite and professional manner
  • Trustworthy and tactful individual with the ability to be confidential at all times
  •  A team player, flexible and approachable
  •  Resilient, resourceful nature and a strong personality – not for those shy of pressure at the top level
  •  Experience working in a technical environment would be advantageous

Benefits

Excellent opportunities to develop and progress

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