OFFICE MANAGER/PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT – HIGH-END DESIGN

Phil Rands

£25 – 30K DOE – Kent, Ashford / Flexible Home Working.

An Office Manager / Procurement coordinator, who has some experience in Architecture / Construction or Interior Design is needed to join an award-winning Interior Design Partnership who have an excellent reputation for producing bespoke designs. Expect a varied role overseeing office administration and FF&E (Furniture, fixtures, and equipment) procurement for exciting interior projects. 
Flexible working can be discussed dependent on relevant experience. The office in Ashford is just a 5-minute walk from the station.
This award-winning agency has established itself as a unique company with an excellent reputation. Creating bespoke interiors in properties across Britain and the Alpine regions of France and Switzerland, their passionate team craft interiors which reflect the needs of the client, as well as sourcing the very best furnishings from all over the world.  Due to continued success, they are now seeking an Office Manager / Assistant Buyer / Purchasing Assistant / Procurement Coordinator or similar who has a strong attention to detail and the desire to be part of a team that delivers bespoke design and turnkey solutions.
Joining as the Office Manager / Procurement coordinator you will split your time between assisting with the procurement of FF&E and day-to-day office administration tasks. Whether you are liaising with suppliers from across the globe for the procurement of high-end FF&E, tracking orders, keeping the team updated on deliveries, checking items upon arrival, answering the phone, organising mail and any other admin task, it will be your excellent communications skills that ensures fantastic projects are delivered on time. 
To qualify… You could be a highly organised Office Manager / Office Assistant/ Assistant Buyer / Procurement Coordinator / Purchasing Assistant / Junior Buyer or similar with a CV that can demonstrate:
  • Experience in a similar role, ideally within a similar company type
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • The ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of interior design processes and industry suppliers
This is a fantastic opportunity for an Office Manager / Procurement coordinator to join an incredibly talented and enthusiastic team who work on an enviable high-end portfolio.