Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Head Buyer
Vacancy Code: 
CELF, Perivale
Closing Date: 
26th Jan '18

The Purchasing Administrator will report directly to the Head Buyer or in their absence the Head of Purchasing and Contracts and will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Purchasing function.  This will involve managing and maintaining all aspects of general administration required to facilitate the smooth day to day running of the team.

Main Responsibilities



  • Receiving and processing Vehicle Off Road (VOR) reports;
  • Processing purchasing requisition requests;
  • Assisting in resolving goods inwards discrepancies;
  • Assisting in the collection of garage fuel and oil readings;
  • Creating & amending part numbers;
  • Amending min/max, location and other stock item details;
  • Filing & archiving;
  • Liaising and organising couriers.


The above list of duties is not exhaustive

Essential Criteria for application

  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent;
  • Intermediate level of Word and Excel;
  • Demonstrable experience in administration and/or a purchasing department.

Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate clearly and at all levels;
  • Ability to operate as a team player;
  • Highly organised, motivated and able to prioritise workload;
  • Ability to manage own workload effectively and work to strict deadlines;
  • Exceptional customer service skills with a natural flair of providing support and guidance and going ‘the extra mile’;
  • Discreet when managing confidential matters.

Hours of work

38 hours per week, Monday to Friday



How to apply

Please send a covering letter of application and CV to:

Shaun Anders, CELF Units 20-23 Perivale Park Estate, Horsenden Lane South, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 7RJ or via email to [email protected]


Applications should include:

  • the reasons you are applying for the post;
  • why you believe you are a suitable candidate;
  • any relevant qualifications or experience.

Internal applicants should ensure they make their line manager aware of their application.