Development Administrative Assistant

  • Job Reference: JR4229
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2018
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Support
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email:

Job Description

Our client is a leading supplier of knitwear, jersey and outerwear based in the North London. They are currently looking to recruit a Development Administrative Assistant to join their team working across all product areas. 

Development Administrative Assistant - The Role: 

  • Presenting material purchase orders to management for approval and emailing to the mills and factories once approved. 
  • Preparing regular yarn, fabric and print chasing lists and sending to relevant mills, following up on the phone as needed.
  • Update regular stock lists for each factory and carry out stock checks for accuracy and stock levels.
  • Manage yarn and fabric moves between factories.
  • Maintain physical references of fabric and yarn orders as a colour library for the design team. 
  • Help to prepare yarn and fabric hangers and quality references of new qualities. 
  • Prepare regular garment sample chasing charts, cross-checking and updating fabric and yarn status info as required.
  • General administrative support to the development team and therefore design team; helping to prepare for meetings, maintaining filing system, preparing reports. 

Development Administrative Assistant - The Candidate: 

  • Enthusiastic, keen to learn, with a positive "here to help" attitude.
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise.
  • Must have good attention to detail.
  • Must be confident and assertive but personable.
  • Genuine passion and interest in the industry.
  • IT literate, especially with excel and able to pick-up systems quickly.
  • Product, fabric and yarn knowledge preferable but not essential.
  • Must be a good communicator via multiple channels.
  • Experience within an office based administrative, production, product development or merc admin role.

Development Administrative Assistant - The Package:

  • Competitive salary

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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