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Commercial Administrator - London

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: London, NYK, GB

Company: Glanbia

Role: Commercial Administrator - Vauxhall, London


Reporting to: Retail Sales Director - UK


About GPN
Here at Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), our mission is to inspire consumers everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals. By combining innovation and brand development, we are now proudly the world’s number one sports nutrition brand family, with over $1.1Bn in revenue.


The GPN brands include Nutramino, Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, ABB, Body & Fit, thinkThin and Amazing Grass, each with its own unique brand essence. With over 2,300 employees and a direct presence in 32 countries worldwide, we are a truly global organisation. From our business model to our culture, we live our values in everything we do. As we continue to build and grow the leading, most innovative kind of performance nutrition company, one of our key values has become “hiring and developing the best people”. With the brightest minds in Commercial, Marketing, Product Supply, Finance, HR and Operations who have made us the business we are today, GPN continues to seek out those who are focused on building their career.


If you’re an ambitious with a “winning together” mindset, a natural collaborator who likes taking risks and working in a challenging hyper-growth environment, we’d love to talk to you about joining our team


Job Purpose:  

To provide support to the UK Commercial & Marketing Teams while assisting with the day to day running of the shiny new GPN UK office.


Principal Accountabilities (not definitive)

  • Provide on-going support to the Commercial Team to ensure needs of Customers are met:
    • Set up of new accounts
    • New line form completion for customer listings
    • National Account admin
    • Customer performance data collection
    • Assist building presentations
    • Manage samples & POS requests
    • Support sampling activity management in key customers
  • Provide on-going support to UK marketing team
    • New vendor set up
    • Raising purchase orders
    • Sample request
  • Provide general office administrative support
    • Booking meeting rooms onsite / offsite
    • Raising purchase orders for office supplies
  • Provide adhoc support to UK Leadership team (meeting booking / travel)


Key Challenges & Success Measures

Key Challenges

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • The ability to work accurately at speed
  • Provide support to multiple stakeholders
  • The ability to work flexibly and incorporate short notice changes


Success Measures

  • Achieving deadlines set by stakeholders
  • High levels of accuracy
  • Demonstrates a desire to deliver excellent customer service / satisfaction


Skills, Know How and experience

  • Excellent time management & personal organisation
  • Able to analyse and interpret data
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to help
  • Flexibility in approach and an ability to adapt and change 
  • High energy
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • Good attention to detail
  • Work proficiently with Microsoft Office