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Purchasing Assistant

Hospitality Office - Piccadilly

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £25,000 per annum

Located in the heart of Piccadilly in our beautiful flagship store. This central London location, offers so much to explore including restaurants, bars, cultural sites, shopping and more, and only a short walk from the Green Park Tube Station and plenty of bus stops.

Purchasing Assistant

Fortnum and Mason is home to 10 restaurants in the UK from Afternoon Tea to Fine Dining - all with their own originality and flair as well as Private Dining and Events – which requires various departments to work together to ensure an enjoyable customer experience.

We are currently looking for a Purchasing Assistant to help develop the F&B operations at Fortnum and Mason – ensuring orders are places and invoices processed for a seamless operation.

Key Accountabilities:
• Chasing delivery of outstanding purchase orders
• Processing Supplier invoices
• Processing of warehouse transfer documentations
• Maintaining and updating the stock record
• Forecasting product requirements
• Support the general manager with stock take valuations
• Handling and resolving all supplier queries

We expect the successful candidate to have the following skills and experience:
• Excellent Microsoft office skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Be really resilient and be able to manage up
• Excellent diary management able
• Robust experience of the CRM systems and processes and reporting mechanisms to enable a function that is growing and maturing at speed
• Digitally savvy

In return we offer:

• A competitive salary
• A generous store and restaurant discount of up to 40%
• 28 days holidays pro rata (inc. bank holidays) and an extra day off for your birthday
• A fantastic subsidised staff restaurant which uses Fortnum’s ingredients
• A range of opportunities to develop and grow personally and professionally
• Excellent pension scheme