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Job Overview:  

Provide administrative support to National Supplier Relationship Manager. Assists with the organization and execution of company projects and functions. Handles details of confidential nature.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Responsible for the effective and accurate performance of assigned clerical and SRM functions
  • Prepares reports and works on projects, such as but not limited to, GAP analysis, vendor scorecard and other regularly reporting tools for the SRM’s as requested
  • Actively resolves issues/concerns that pertain to work related and assigned tasks. Facilitates a “problem-solver” approach – identifies the problem, offers solutions and executes/delivers results.
  • Stays informed/educated on developments, changes and trends relating to work related industry/trade
  • Follow-up with various suppliers from phone calls and emails inquiries regarding marketing programs and offerings from UNFI. Assists and supports department personnel as needed. Resolves requests, questions, and problems promptly.
  • Types and assembles a variety of documents including memos, letters, presentations, spreadsheets, and reports. Assembles, tabulates, calculates, and maintains reporting and statistical data on a regular and special basis.
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail to appropriate manager.
  • Resolves or appropriately refers questions, requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Obtains and conveys information as needed.
  • Promotes goodwill and conveys a positive image of the Company.
  • Communicates with clients on behalf of manager via telephone, fax, email and mail.
  • Keeps manager informed of area activities and of any significant problems.
  • Responsible for related duties as required or assigned.
  • Maintain promotional files and assist promotions team with resolving issues
  • Assist in gathering information as needed for new items/New suppliers
  • Collects supplier agreements and documentation, and implements supplier policies in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Actively participate in Supplier/Broker meetings – recap meetings and follow up as directed.
  • Assist in the research and analysis of competitive conditions, customer needs and market trends
  • Assists with the processing of monthly specials and circulars, including correspondence Interacts with internal customers – provides data, and communicates regularly between SRM team and coding, pricing, accounts payable, pricing, marketing, IPAR and RCM.

Job Requirements:  

  • High School graduate or equivalent. Associate degree desirable
  • Basic knowledge of Company operations.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office applications.
  • Understanding of document formats, spreadsheets, and business communications.
  • 1-2 years of professional business experience in category management, sales, purchasing or related fields.
  • Ability to work well independently, prioritize, and complete tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to be discreet and handle highly confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Solid analytical, creative, and problem solving ability

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

 

 

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