Purchase Order Assistant

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  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Admin / Office

Purchase Order Assistant
Who we are:
Operating at the heart of our business, Shared Services offer efficiencies to all of our Brands by providing centralised resources and competitive synergies for the Group. The Shared Services Teams work across all Brands and are responsible for a huge range of activities from delivering product to over 40 countries worldwide, to achieving award winning store designs and handling 100,000 Customer Care calls each year. Within Shared Services there are over 1,000 employees working across 16 distinctive departments including International, IT, Finance, HR, Logistics, PR, Property, Digital and Sourcing.
The Role:
Never ones to stand still, Arcadia Shared Service employees enjoy a fast pace and are always looking forward to exciting opportunities to support our Brands. No two days are ever the same, being heavily influenced by the fluctuating nature of the retail industry means we are always on our toes but we are driven by our passion to support and enable business growth. Keeping up to date with the industry and staying commercially astute runs through-out our departments in order to deliver results and always challenge the status quo. To achieve our aims as Shared Service departments we look for people with energy, focus and tenacity, in order to develop the best for our business and the teams around us. This particular role will be supporting Arcadias Buying Departments.
Day to Day:
Data Entry on to various systems, spreadsheets and our main database- ISCM
Receiving and processing documentation in an accurate and timely manner
Maintain online systems
Produce analysis reports
Respond to queries by retrieving information, and resolving where possible
Understand and apply key controls and work to department deadlines
Maintain good working relationships across all areas of the business
Ability to assess where necessary the need to escalate issues to Team Leader/Manager
to ensure a satisfactory outcome to all
Must Haves:
Be flexible within the teamDisplay a can do attitude and adapt to change
Ability to prioritise tasks to meet all deadlines
You are able to use your initiative and can demonstrate resilience when working under pressure
Communicate effectively with colleagues and other departments
Support your team, colleagues and team leaders to ensure objectives are achieved
Data Input
High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
Commercial awareness
Strong numerical skills
The exciting Part
25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted.
Youll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves.
We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous.
Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to
influence our future. It’s not only our products but our people who drive our success.
Our people are at the heart of everything we do.