Pearson Inventory Team Administrator in Harlow, United Kingdom

Inventory Team Administrator


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Summary of the role:

The inventory team is responsible for the stock management of over 22,000 titles.The key role of the team is to ensure that the right amount of stock is in the right place at the right time, working within financial targets to minimize wastage and maximize cash flow.

The inventory administrator is responsible for supporting the Inventory Administration Manager ; updating reports, maintaining key data, acting as a key contact for the department and providing general administration duties.

This is a busy and varied role in an exciting environment. Inventory liaise closely with all parts of the business, consequently this is a department where one can gain a real overview of how the company works, from conception of the product through to it being delivered to the customer.


  • To complete daily tasks

  • To produce reporting.

  • To co-ordinate the shipment of product..

  • To provide first-class support to the Inventory Manager, under instruction.



  • A Level Standard,with good passes in Maths and English at GCSE, or equivalent

Ideal candidates will have the following skills:

  • Numerate and articulate.

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

  • Familiarity data warehouse packages

  • Working knowledge of the business would be advantageous

  • Proven ORACLE experience

  • Minimum Intermediate Excel Skills

And will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Ability to prioritise workloads

  • Organised and methodical, with particular regard to collating and updating data and statistics.

  • Be the kind of person who can spot a potential issue.

  • Owns issues and takes responsibility to achieve resolution.


Primary Location: GB-GB-Harlow

Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Kao Park Kao Park London Rd Harlow CM17 9NA

Job: Supply Chain

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 2, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1803556