Commercial (Admin) Assistant

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our client is the largest Fresh Produce Importer and Distributor in the UK- As a Global player they rank in the top three.

Through a significant resurgence in trade they are now looking for an individual to give Administrative / Commercial support to key members of their team. The Commercial Admin Assistant will be crucial to the team in assisting the Procurement, logistics and Sales managers.

This is a great opportunity for a Commercial minded candidate to enjoy the lively world of the Fresh Produce Industry.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Administer Fresh Produce consignments, transport, shipping, packing invoices.
  • Support Produce claims and credit requests.
  • Support Preparations for the weekly payment runs.
  • Support Commercial Manager with country offices / suppliers on admin and finance queries
  • Manage the clients customer data entry (pricing, deviations, contracts, shortages).
  • Work closely with procurement and commercial teams to support all aspects of consignments within the business
  • Data management and data entry using the ERP system
  • Ensuring that correct documentation is raised to achieve payment without delay.

Specific Knowledge & Experience

  • Fresh Produce / Food / FMCG exposure advantageous
  • Experience within a commercial environment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and administration skills
  • Computer literacy in word, excel and Outlook e-mail systems.
  • Experience inputting information and extracting reports from a ERP system very desirable. –Navision is the system our client uses but experience in this is not essential, although would be VERY Advantageous
  • Good telephone manner.
  • A high level of attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to work in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • The ability to speak other European languages is not essential but would be highly advantageous
  •  Independent with a self-organised approach and the ability to plan a workload and support other members of the team.
  • Good time management is essential.

Please contact Frank or Georgie on +44 (0) 7734 861 080 or +44 (0) 1273 720 599 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to (*not or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

Job Features

Job CategoryAdministration, Commercial Assistant, Commercial Support
TypeFull Time
LocationSouth West London
Job NumberF33

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