Purchasing and Administration Clerk (Part Time).

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Up to £18,000.00 + Benefits
13 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Part Time

Purchasing and Administration Clerk (Part Time).

Reporting to: Finance Director

Base Location: Telford (TF1)

Job Salary: Up to £18,000.00 pa pro rata + Benefits, Pension Scheme & Private Healthcare

Job Type: Part-time (22.5 hours per week)

Purpose of Job

The role has several areas of responsibility. These include, but are not limited to the following:

  • To provide comprehensive administrative support to the whole Group.
  • To be responsible for the development of the Nasstar procurement function.
  • To be the main point of contact for all internal and external purchasing.
  • To assist with various activities in the Accounting Function.



  • Administrative tasks as assigned such as printing, binding and filing.
  • Dealing with and processing in-coming goods.
  • Ordering and keeping stocks of stationary and office items.
  • Ordering train tickets and arranging hotels for staff and customers as necessary.
  • General administration duties such as answering the telephone,

reception duties, filing dealing with in-coming and outgoing post as necessary.

  • Meeting and greeting visitors.


  • To become a central point for raising of purchase orders, sourcing of well-priced & good quality equipment and supplies.
  • To be the main point of contact for all internal and external purchasing.
  • To provide purchasing assistance for sales representatives.
  • Collating and negotiating quotes in line with budgets, searching for new suppliers that have competitive pricing.
  • To take ownership of this function and develop it accordingly.


Cover support to Accounts Clerks to include, but not exclusively limited to:

  • Spreadsheet Data Input
  • Updating relevant recharges on support system
  • Awareness and application of segregation procedures.
  • Assisting with Credit Control.
  • Other general administration in support of accounts and responding to queries and requests.

Build & maintain an understanding of Nasstar, its functions & capabilities.

Qualifications / Experience

  • A capable administrator able to turn their hand to planning, document production, keeping records and developing a range of supplier contacts
  • Competent knowledge and use of MS Office.
  • Experience of managing a busy reception phone.
  • Ability to work closely with team members.
  • Excellent data entry skills and filing management.
  • Ability to keep stocks of items such as stationary.
  • Ability to manage own work load and priorities as necessary.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to emerging technologies.
  • Full and Clean Driving Licence


  • Experience of Navision (preferable).
  • AAT qualification to level 3 or experiential equivalent.

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To apply for the Purchasing and Administration Clerk (Part Time) role based in Telford, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter by using the apply button provided.

There will be a 2-stage interview process plus completion of PPA business personality assessment questionnaire.