Job: Administration Assistant

Reference: 785 / ID
Salary: £17,000
Hours: 37.00/wk
Area: KCS
Contract: Permanent
Location: New Hythe, Kent
Closing Date: 18/02/2019
Interview Date: TBC

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the UK's leading supplier of educational and office supplies as an Administration Assistant. KCS (Part of Commercial Services group) are experts in sourcing and managing all the services required to run a school, academy trust, college, nursery or business. We are committed to delivering outstanding service. 

We are looking for an organised individual who has high attention to detail, who can support the procurement department at KCS with all administrative duties required to enable the department to operate effectively.

Key Duties:

  • Updating and maintaining KCS product data and supplier information in internal systems
  • Monitor supplier performance and work with Administration Support Manager and Supplier Relationship Managers to raise invoices for failure
  • Manage supplier documentation database.
  • Maintain accurate records of associated activity.
  • Assist in the streamlining of the department admin and develop improvements
  • Assist with supplier evaluations
  • Assist the Supplier Relationship Specialists and Managers in delivering on time reporting.
  • Help ensure compliance with appropriate legislation
  • Assist in product and supplier query  management to satisfactory conclusion
  • Such other duties, commensurate with the grading of the post that may be assigned by the Head of Department or their nominee

You will have:

  • GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent)
  • Good IT skills to include MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent organisational skills

  • The ability to work to deadlines

In return we can offer you:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days after 4 years' service!)
  • Monday-Friday work pattern
  • Modern, open plan, bright office space
  • Full training
  • 4% pension scheme, health cash plan, purchase annual leave scheme
  • Summer and Christmas parties with an organisation of over 500!
  • Staff discount portal on everyday purchases, supermarkets, retail shops etc.

Commercial Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Please note that full Commercial Services Terms and Conditions apply to this role.