Sourcing Specialist (Buying Office Assistant)

East Sussex
02 Jul 2019
16 Jul 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

At Kingfisher, we're revolutionising the way our renowned brands - B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot and Ko??tas - operate. Offer and Sourcing, Supply & Logistics is working globally across all our brands so that our 6 million customers recognise the same unified product ranges at the same prices, wherever they are in the world. Here, collaborating with colleagues is essential - whether you're creating and deciding what we'll sell globally or delivering new and exciting products to our customers, you'll push boundaries and make your mark. There's no doubt that this new way of working is challenging, but it's also very rewarding - and with that comes opportunity. Opportunity that's yours for the taking.

As the Sourcing Specialist you will be responsible for administration all aspects of our vendor development strategies delivering against agreed milestones and targets with current, suitable and potential vendors.

You will work along the wider product sourcing team in the discovery and administration of new vendors and new products.

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience within administration and have a desire to work within a procurement function. You will have the ability to build relationships and operational networks with the wider sourcing network and operating companies we work with such as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama and Brico Depot.

Ideally you will be proficient in the use of Excel and general analysis.

Kingfisher is an extremely exciting place to work. We are in the middle of one of the largest retail transformations Europe has ever seen and to be a part of the team is very rewarding.