Buying and Trade Assistant

Devenish is seeking a Buying and Trade Assistant to join its global team.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the successful candidate will have responsibility for a range of procurement tasks within our organisation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Basic buying, trading, planning and contract management
  • Procurement administration including planning, tracking and reporting
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience within a similar role
  • A strong work ethic with the ability to show initiative and demonstrate excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Computer literate with a strong emphasis on attention to detail and proficient in Microsoft Office
  • An ability to work on own initiative but also to work collaboratively with other departments
  • Flexible and adaptable within role and towards business needs
  • Strong organisational, administration and planning skills with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under tight deadlines
  • Experience of a fast-paced working environment
  • Flexible and open to change due to business growth
  • Full driving licence and access to transport
  • Ability to travel to other sites within the group if required, in line with COVID-19 advice from government and health authorities

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of computer systems including Navision, Qlikview and Crystal
  • Experience within a manufacturing business/environment

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company matched pension scheme
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan
  • Primarily based in Belfast
  • Training and development opportunities
How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV and cover letter, indicating why you are suitable for this role to:

Closing date for applications: 11th September 2020 at 5pm

The Devenish Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.