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Supply Chain Assistant - Maternity Cover

Job Title: Supply Chain Assistant - Maternity Cover
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Start Date: July 2016
Duration: 6 Months
Contact Name: Rosie Ordman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Part/ Full Time Supply Chain Assistant (6 Months)
Central London
£22,000 - £25,000 (Pro Rata)

Our client is looking for a confident character with Supply Chain & Logistics experience to join their vibrant retail head office in central London.

Role Profile

Our Client is a leading high street fashion retailer based in central London, looking for a Supply Chain Assistant to support the Supply Chain Manager. They will act as the main point of contact for all shipping related issues for both internal and external parties; looking after stock once it leaves the supplier through to it arriving at the warehouse.
The successful candidate will be confident, logical and able to cope with the pressure of working within a retail head office environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage inbound bookings through the 3PL network
  • Liaise with the Merchandising and Buying teams, communicating any stock and shipping issues effectively
  • Communicate with suppliers and ensure delivery commitments are being met
  • Liaise with internal & external parties regarding clearance & delivery of all air/sea freight/road arrivals
  • Notify suppliers of intake discrepancies/ non-compliance
  • Maintenance of excel spreadsheets - Outstanding Orders, Shipment Tracking
  • Issue monthly/weekly intake reports and distribute both internally and externally

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience within a retail head office environment would be desirable
  • Understanding of Supply Chain
  • Logical and quick thinker
  • Intermediate Word & Excel skills
  • Assertive and confident
  • Responsible for own decisions

Client information

Our client is an leading High Street Fashion Retailer


£22,000 - £25,000 PRO RATA

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