Womenswear Product Administrator - Maternity Cover

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United Kingdom
Region :
East Midlands
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Full time

Company description

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Directory and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

Job description

Summary of Role
To provide full administrative support on a day to day basis to the product team.
Send out New Supplier Forms, chase and process samples, understanding the urgency, in order to prioritise with suppliers.
Enter basic information on to buyers range plan and the progress system.
Typing, photocopying, faxing, archiving and filing for the area when required.
Collate weekly attendance records and notify the correct person
Request mockshop, and ensure they are delivered on time and to the correct person by emailing suppliers, advising deadlines, collating and updating spreadsheets.
Keep area records up to date i.e. supplier details.
Send out contracts to supplier base on behalf of Merchandisers.
Create and update regular timelines for your teams.
Arrange for unwanted samples to be sent to the staff shop.
Nominated Fire Warden - making sure an updated fire register is kept at all times.
Ensure post and courier is sent out and collected everyday and courier deadlines are met.
Generally keep the department tidy and help out wherever possible.


Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Excellent communication skills
A friendly and helpful manner both generally and on the telephone
Sound organisational skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Accurate written and verbal communication skills
Sound time management skills, with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure.
A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and good analytical skills
Ability to work unsupervised or as part of a team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to communicate at all levels
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, or similar spreadsheet package
Knowledge of Microsoft Word

- Bonus Scheme
- Pension Scheme
- ShareSave Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Staff Discount
- Healthcare Scheme
- Uniform Allowance