Job Details

  • Reference No.LW/1298
  • DepartmentBuying (Corporate Procurement)
  • Hours per Week37.5 hours
  • LocationCentral, Slough
  • GradeN/A
  • Reporting toHead of Corporate Procurement
  • Closing Date13/02/2017 11:59 pm
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Coding & tenders executive

Benefits: Pension, 25 days Holiday pa, Healthcare Cash Plan, Childcare Vouchers, Personal Accident Scheme, Employee Discount

The Coding Team are responsible for the coding and matching elements of the tender process. This team is based at our head office in Slough and sits within Corporate Procurement. As part of this team you will be responsible for ensuring accuracy, timely matching and scheduling of all tender shopping baskets.

You will be responsible for matching customers’ current products with those in the Bidvest product range and pro-rata products to Bidvest pack sizes and assist in keeping a comprehensive list of competitors’ matched ranges up to date. You will also be required to help keep our cost saving tool up to date in line with the price list.

You will maintain a proactive working relationship with Group Commercial, Contracts and Tenders, Supply Chain, Product Management, Advice Centre, Depots, Suppliers, National Accounts and Free Trade sales personnel. Ensuring all work is completed in an accurate and timely manner and dealing with all queries promptly and efficiently as and when they arise. You will be expected to attend and contribute to departmental and supplier meetings and liaise with other parts of the business when necessary.

You will be required to develop an extensive knowledge of the whole Bidvest product range and will be expected to gain an understanding of the products and how they are used, as well as which sectors they fit into. You will need to have Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills, with the ability to use basic functions such as v-look-ups and pivot tables. You should also have the ability to prioritise, good customer service skills and be able to communicate across all levels as well as having a real willingness to learn and a passion for food.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to join our team for a role that plays a fundamental part in winning and retaining business within Bidvest.


To apply, please forward your application stating reference LW/1298 FAO Naz Haq, 814 Leigh Road, Slough SL1 4BD

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