Buying Administrator

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Job Reference: booker/TP/7968/508
Planned Number of Hires: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Monday - Friday
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 37.5
Closing Date: 18/03/2019
Job Category: Support Centre Roles
Dept/Region: Support Centre - Harefield
Business Area: Booker Retail Partners
Location: Harefield

Whats in it for you

Apart from your salary, you’ll receive 30 Days annual leave including bank holidays rising to 33 Days after 12 months in the role and be entitled to join our company contributory pension scheme where we’ll match your contribution up to 5%.

You’ll also receive a discount card with 10% off at all Booker & Makro stores plus special discount days over the course of the year of up to 20%. There’s also our Save As You Earn scheme which you can join each year which allows you to save tax free with the option to buy company shares at a discounted rate (T’s&C’s apply).

About the role

The successful candidate will take ownership for the information and data input for a specific product category area in partnership with the Category Buyer, suppliers and Supply Chain, in line with agreed timing, accuracy and targets.

You will be responsible for

You will own the end to end information and data flow/input across promotions, product lifecycle and pricing. In addition, you will collate promotional proposal forms, maintain and update the Trading Teams logs and ensure the data input requirements from the Buying Team & Supply Chain are effectively co-ordinated through great communication and team-working.

You will need

You will need to have excellent communication, verbal and numerical reasoning skills and be able to work to tight deadlines. You will have high attention to detail, be customer focused and highly organised with strong administration skills.


You will have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes such as Excel, PowerPoint & Word and be comfortable working with these on a daily basis, as well as being able to demonstrate evidence of understanding and managing various systems.

About The Company

Budgens & Londis are two of the UK's leading names in the independent retail food sector with over 1500 stores and a history of over 140 years of retailing excellence. We are passionate about delivering affordable, quality products and making our customers shopping experience one where we find ways to tempt them to liven up their baskets and meet their daily needs. The brands are part of the Booker Group, the UK’s leading food wholesaler.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from 196 locations across the country, and are committed to improving choice, price and service for them.