Plants Administrator

Posted 2 months ago

A exciting role has come up with a well known Fresh Produce company in Kent. They are looking for a Plants Administrator to join their offices in Maidstone, Kent.

Key Responsibilities

  • To manage the co-operative’s plant orders for plant materials, including its distribution, throughout the process and, specifically prepare all the documentation for the annual plant orders and circulate it to all growers.
  • Collect and manage all grower plant orders, facilitating interchanges between growers if required.
  • Being responsible for all order collation, data entry and validation.
  •  Accurate maintenance of all plant orders and provide reports and pivot tables from the gathered data and make them available to regular relevant personnel and stakeholders.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with relevant personnel in the company and DEMEA
  • Confirm all grower orders to all relevant parties.
  •  Assist growers with their plant claims through the process, ensuring that the company has oversight.
  • Provide all relevant parties with metrics on plant supply to review YOY performance, quality complaints and other matters associated with plant supply
    where appropriate.
  •  Oversee grower cropping declarations of proprietary material in line with the grower license agreements; and,
  • Oversee the grower license agreements to ensure they are annually updated with the latest cropping areas

Principal Accountabilities

  • Collation, data entry and validation of all plant orders.
  •  Provide regular data updates to relevant personnel and stakeholders;
  • Under the direction of the Planning Manager and General Manager, build, test and implement new administrative procedures and ways of working; and,
  • Liaise with various stakeholders to review the plant orders, their accuracy and their ability to meet the quantities of fruit required

Person Specification

  • Friendly, outgoing and positive personality;
  •  Good time management and IT skills, including being proficient in using Word, Excel,
  • Outlook, Teams and Powerpoint;
  •  Well-developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of colleagues and partner personnel
  • Must be able to quickly develop a grower-focussed attitude;
  •  Able to work unsupervised and to work with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries;
  • Has a proactive approach and provide prompt responses to all service requests;
  •  Excellent organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
  •  Ability to present data and information in a simple way for a non-technical audience

Key Relationships

Reports to: Planning Manager

Send over a CV to / or call Frank or Georgina on 07734 861 080 / 01273 720 599 to discuss this opportunity.

Job Features

Job CategoryAdministration, Agricultural Graduate, Plants Administrator
TypeFull Time
Job NumberF345

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