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Trading Support Coordinator (Back Office)

  • To £40k
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19937

Your New Job Title:        Trading Support Coordinator (Back Office)
The Skills You'll Need:     Order Management, Sales Support, SAP, Imports, L/Cs
Your New Salary:             To £40k
Location:                         Central London
Job status:                       Permanent
Start date:                       ASAP
Working hours:                Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Who You'll Be Working for:
An established and successful International Trading company with a global network of associates and a subsidiary of a major industrial group with diverse interests

What You'll be Doing Each Day:
Support the Packaging Raw Materials Manager in sustaining and growing trading business predominately to the African region for plastic, aluminium, steel & paper. 

  • Contracts management on SAP system including generating sales and purchase orders, proforma invoices, maintaining customer database and shipments summary spreadsheets.
  • Expedite contracts through shipment and final out-turn to ensure obligations are filled.
  • Liaise closely with the Logistics Manager, Documentary and Accounts team to ensure they are clear about what is required of them and that concerned parties work as a team to achieve the Company’s overall objectives.
  • Acquire knowledge and expertise in relevant geographies and products enabling the company to offer informed and timely market intelligence.
  • Seek out trade in relevant products wherever it represents itself within the Divisional remit.
  • To be actively engaged in the risk analysis and selection of key accounts.
  • Commit accurate and relevant intelligence to the Division’s databases.  
  • Participate in the Division’s continuous education and upgrading of information technology.
  • Share information and data with the line manager and to agree a common strategy for similar products within the department. 

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed: 

  • Experience in Trading/Import Export industry preferred.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Experience in Sales Support/Order Management.
  • Being organised and persistent with the proven ability to generate leads through a range of tools and using your own initiative will help you to identify potential new business opportunities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that can be demonstrated within a sales environment will allow you to build rapport quickly with existing and potential clients.
  • Being fully IT literate. Ideally with experience of SAP.  
  • Knowledge of import shipping procedures, documentation and letters of credit essential.
  • Adaptability will help you to adjust to the varied nature of the role
  • Strong work ethic and taking responsibility and being accountable for the work they produce.
  • Very strong organisational skills, working to tight deadlines with a strong attention to detail

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