Procurement Administrative Assistant

HarperCollins Publishers

  • Team: Production
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Location: London
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 30th Mar 2022 BST

Perks and benefits

Healthcare
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days
Flexible benefits scheme
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.73 (15515)

Job Description

Job Purpose

HarperCollins is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world. Here at HarperCollins UK, we publish around 1,500 books a year for readers of all ages and interests.

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Administrative Assistant to join our production book printing team based in our London Bridge office. This can be on a full-time or part-time basis.

We are looking for someone with solid administrational experience and strong Excel skills.

Your day may look like:

  • Being tasked for managing paper stock levels and values,

  • Running and maintaining paper stock reports/forecasts/usages,

  • Raising and receipting purchase orders,

  • Checking and approving invoices,

  • Research on book printers and environmental specifications and standards,

  • Liaising with controllers, directors and suppliers,

  • Answering general queries within the book printing team.

You will need:

  • Great attention to detail,

  • The ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines,

  • Experience in an administrative role,

  • Proven experience of utilising Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel, and bespoke databases and systems.

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  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Wed 30th Mar 2022

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