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Graduate Commercial Assistant

Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Type
7 Apr 2021
Our client is a leading UK wholesaler and part of a global business FTSE 100 company.  They have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and analytical graduate to join their Head Office in Middlesex.

Graduate Commercial Assistant - The Role:
  • Analysing new business opportunities and existing contracts in order to propose successful pricing and product strategies
  • Negotiating with suppliers in order to reduce costs in key product areas
  • Utilising your analytical skills to support product selection and rationalisation projects
  • Responding to pricing and product enquiries from the sales teams
  • Ad-hoc product sourcing  across a broad range of categories
  • Updating and maintaining the data sources that drive our core processes
  • Creating reports and presenting data

Graduate Commercial Assistant - The Candidate:
  • A high level of numeracy and relevant degree
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Good interpersonal skills and negotiation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Prioritises effectively
  • Computer Literate

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  • Job Reference: 00000183-1
  • Date Posted: 7 April 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
    u&I Search Ltd.
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  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Retail & Consumer Products, Sales & Marketing, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent