Buying Administrator

Apply now Job no: 525568
Work type: Full time
Location: South Australia
Categories: Merchandise

The Opportunity

Due to continued growth, we have a rare opportunity for a Buying Administrator to join our team.  You will be providing comprehensive administrative support for our National Trade Team and kick start your career.  If you would like to work with a large national retailer with a team of passionate, dedicated colleagues this role could be for you!

The Company

We are a proudly South Australian family business, operating for over 30 years. Our story began in 1984, when Fred (Fathi) Shahin saw a local Woodville Park service station for sale with an adjoining home and immediately bought it.  Each of Fred Shahin’s sons subsequently joined the business and to this day, the same family-based, ethical and sustainable values remain a hallmark of Peregrine and underpin every decision.

Peregrine Corporation is now the largest private company in South Australia with over 3500 employees and it continues to grow. Our excellence in retail operations is recognised at an international level, with high profile Company brands including On The Run convenience stores and Smokemart & GiftBox outlets.

For more information about Peregrine please visit our website

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to our internal and external customers, suppliers and key stakeholders
  • Provide accurate and timely administration support to the Buying Team
  • Communicate and build relationships with local and international suppliers to ensure strategic goals are achieved
  • Liaise with the Finance team to ensure all prices are correct and current
  • Develop and maintain strong communication with the planning and sourcing team to ensure new product objectives are met
  • Review the performance of all categories on a weekly basis and provide insight into poor/high performing lines

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Previous experience in a buying role in a retail or FMCG space is essential
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated MS Office skills in particular Excel
  • Experience with a large ERP system is advantageous
  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting, Commerce, or related discipline will be highly regarded

What’s in it for you?

Working at our Norwood based head office, you will have the opportunity to join a fast paced, growth focused organisation and take the important next step in your career.  This is your opportunity to join a large SA based organisation with a National footprint, you will be offered real career growth and a challenging, rewarding environment.

If you believe you fit this role please submit your CV and Cover Letter by clicking the 'apply now' button below.

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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