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The Company employs 750 staff, ships 4 million orders a year and generates annual sales of £140m. We are growing quickly and sales are forecast to reach £200m within three years.

Mandarin Speaking Far East Buyer £25,000.00 to £35,000.00

An exciting opportunity exists for a Mandarin Speaking Far East Buyer in our expanding buying team.

Based at our Brecon HQ responsibilities include working alongside the Head of Buying - Far East on these key activities:

  • Working closely with the groups buying, sales and marketing teams to source products to match pre-agreed specifications.
  • Helping to identify suppliers (both existing and new) for target products, making contact with suppliers by email, phone, skype, obtaining quotes and requesting samples.
  • Finalising pricing with suppliers, negotiating payment terms, requesting Pro Forma invoices.
  • Liaising with sales team to ensure Purchase Orders are placed on time, liaising with Accounts for payment queries.
  • Working with the team to manage critical path for products. Ensuring good communication is maintained with suppliers so that branding, artwork, manuals and other materials are all submitted on time to achieve desired delivery dates.
  • Visiting trade fairs to meet existing and new suppliers.

The Candidate

Candidates must be of graduate calibre, fluent in Mandarin and English with excellent communication skills.

Highly organised approach with excellent attention to detail.

Able to work under pressure and to deadline.

Previous experience in a commercial environment is essential. Experience in an import / export business would be a distinct advantage. Full training will be provided.

This is a fulltime permanent role and candidates will need to have required permits / residency status to work in UK.

Excellent prospects for career growth within the organisation.

For more information, or to apply for this position email your CV and covering letter to Dan Price, Managing Director - Core Retail: dan.price@bvg-group.co.uk


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Data Administration Assistant £20,000.00 to £22,000.00

An exciting opportunity exists for a Data Administrator. You will be supporting our brand managers to collate a wide variety of information into Excel spreadsheets for use in reporting, performance metrics and planning purposes.

Based at our Brecon Headquarters, key responsibilities include:

  • Working with various departments within the company, you will receive and gather an array of data.
  • Importing and exporting data from both Microsoft SQL Server and Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Collate information into digestible weekly and monthly reports for use by other departments.
  • Provide an effective support function, with continuous provision of purchase orders and procurement data throughout the business.
  • Creating Pivot tables, using basic formulas, linking spreadsheets.
  • Data entry into the group’s ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics/Microsoft Axapta).

The successful candidate will:

  • Have proven experience of working with multiple Excel spreadsheets.
  • Be able to collect and manipulate data from multiple sources.
  • Have exceptional data entry skills and good attention to detail.
  • Be able to work on their own initiative.
  • Have the ability to plan work and prioritise tasks with a high sense of urgency.
  • Be confident with using formulas and pivot tables.

For more information, or to apply for this position email your CV and covering letter to Michael Coleman: michael.coleman@bvg-group.co.uk


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Excellence in growth.
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