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Procurement assistant/coordinator
at Joanna Knight Interiors

Joanna Knight Interiors is looking for a procurement assistant/coordinator to join its team in Reigate, Surrey.

Our practice is well known within the industry for executing designs and value-driven projects within the hospitality and marine sectors. Our approach to projects is unique – with a flair for design as well as proficiency in sourcing globally. Our company has grown phenomenally in the last three years and this is a chance to learn quickly within a fast-paced, and exciting company, working on a variety of projects, including hotels and cruise ships.

This role is for a procurement coordinator who has an interest in design.

Being able to liaise with all members of a small, close-knit team is essential for this position due to the amount of collaboration occurring between teams. You must have excellent people skills, dealing with clients and suppliers on a daily basis. Excellent numerical and Excel spreadsheet skills are a must. Drive and enthusiasm for the job are a given. There will be an opportunity to travel to site, sometimes abroad, and to be a part of the Installation team when the project nears completion.

This role would suit a recent graduate.

What you’ll be doing each day:

  • budgeting of jobs, compiling supplier quotes and producing tender recommendations
  • organise the purchase and shipping of fabrics, furniture, artwork and accessories
  • order administration
  • work with the project team to negotiate delivery dates with suppliers and push them to reach these targets
  • coordinate with colleagues on resolution of problems and timely payments
  • coordination with suppliers throughout the duration of the Purchase Order, for invoice submission, expediting delivery information and shipping documentation

The skills you’ll need to succeed:

  • experience in purchasing and logistics not required but an interest in learning about these areas is
  • confident communicator, both spoken and written
  • having strong attention to detail
  • good computer skills
  • numerate
  • willingness to learn
  • outgoing and fun personality

To submit your CV, click the ‘apply’ button at the bottom of the ad.

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