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Admin and Secretarial

Purchasing Assistant / Office Administrator

£16000 - £17000 per annum

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant

Location: Basingstoke

Salary: £16,000 – £17,000 depending on experience

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00 – 18:00 (35 hours per week)

The Company offer a no nonsense approach to IT services, support and supply. With a passion for building strong, long term business relationships, they enjoy mutually beneficial partnerships with both their clients and suppliers. All based around trust, honesty and a service experience that is second to none.

The Role

Due to their rapid expansion they are seeking a multi-skilled and adaptable purchasing assistant to join the team. The candidate will need to be prepared to provide a first-class working practice within an office environment.

Methodical by nature with a keen eye for detail which results in the management of purchase orders, purchase records maintained, and supply chain procedures adhered to. Ultimately, the candidate will make cost-effective purchases in the channel and ensure all data held is accurate and updated via a CRM system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify purchasing needs
  • Research potential vendors and suppliers
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal CRM system with order details
  • Price negotiation
  • Follow up with suppliers to confirm or change orders

The Candidate:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Communication Skills
  • Experience of Relationship Management
  • Experience in an Office based role
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic


  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • 23 days Holiday – inc Christmas allowance
  • 10% Company Discount

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