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  • Data Admin Assistant

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + benefits + bonus
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 12-Aug-2019
  • Job reference: 22982

Job Description

Main purpose of role:
Support the Commercial teams and the wider business by delivering business critical analysis, allowing the business to practice data led decision making. Achieve this by clear and concise communication of occasionally complex information, suitable for various audiences, to support the commercial teams on a wide variety of areas. These will include price and promotions, competitor prices, promotions and range, and a wide variety of other business metrics. This will allow the Wickes business to adapt and thrive in the fast moving world of modern retail,  increasing customer loyalty, sales, profit and market share.

This role is primarily a data entry role, within the role your main responsibilities will include collecting and entering data in databases and maintaining accurate records of valuable company information:
  • Maintain and update records within various management information systems
  • Day to day responsibilities including liaison with commercial teams, creating information to ensure our products are correctly inputted into the system
  • Working across various different systems within the role so it important for you to be detail oriented
  • Dealing with sensitive nature on a day to day basis
  • You will have to work to tight deadlines
  • From day one you can expect to be trusted with real responsibility, as this role is vital within our business.
Specific responsibilities - Product
  • See your product through its journey from its original source, anywhere in the world, right through to it being put onto the shelves in one of our stores
  • Insert customer and account data by inputting text based and numerical information from source documents within time limits
  • Compile, verify accuracy and sort information according to priorities to prepare source data for computer entry
  • Review data for deficiencies or errors, correct any incompatibilities if possible and check output
  • Research and obtain further information for incomplete documents
  • Apply data program techniques and procedures
  • Generate reports, store completed work in designated locations and perform backup operations
  • Scan documents and print files, when needed
  • Keep information confidential
  • Respond to queries for information and access relevant files
  • Comply with data integrity and security policies
  • Ensure proper use of office equipment and address any malfunctions
Person specifications
  • The ideal candidate will be adaptable, have good time management, enjoy problem solving and have a cheerful office demeanour. 
  • Extensive administration or retail experience
  • Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised, methodical and has high attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to problem solve
  • Highly proficient in IT systems - MS Applications
  • Ability to understand and write technical documentation
  • Proven data entry work experience, as a Data entry operator or Office clerk
  • Experience with MS Office and data programs
  • Familiarity with administrative duties
  • Experience using office equipment, like fax machine and scanner
  • Typing speed and accuracy
  • Excellent knowledge of correct spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Organization skills, with an ability to stay focused on assigned tasks
  • Office based role as it requires constant communication with Commercial teams and adhoc meeting inside the team
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