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Technical Admin Assistant

  1. Full Time
  2. Hammersmith
  3. Buying and Merchandising
  4. Permanent
VAC- 38351

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Our Food Safety & Technical team support our growing array of restaurants and our magnificent Food Halls in our continued ambition to be one of the world’s leading food destinations. We’re looking for a Technical Admin Assistant to support this fun, dynamic and talented team.

As we celebrate this momentous anniversary year, now more than ever, it’s an exciting time to join the Harrods Team. Whether you’re a recent school, college or university leaver, or you’re looking to restart your career in an exciting new field, at Harrods we firmly believe in offering exciting career opportunities.

About The Role

As a Technical Assistant you’ll support the Food Safety & Technical team in the day-to-day operation and continuous improvement of product quality, safety and legality in order to deliver the Food Safety and Technical strategy. 

You’ll be supporting the team with general administration and coordination of activity. You’ll also be responsible for the document management of QADEX, which will include onboarding of new suppliers and information review in line with brand standards. Doing iPad housekeeping, working with external suppliers, reviewing all menus, ensuring ingredients and allergen listings are up to date will also play a heavy part in your general responsibilities. You’ll also play a crucial part in collating data and producing reports to analyse the departments performance.

About You

This is a great opportunity for a graduate of a food based degree such as Food Safety, Technical or Nutrition Degree who is eager to succeed. We are looking for a candidate who will hit the ground running. These are some of the qualities that you’ll bring with you:

  • Previous experience of administrative duties within a technical department
  • Passion for product and an eye for technical detail.
  • A technically-oriented qualification, preferably at degree level, is desirable.
  • Excellent PC literacy and proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Organised, flexible and resilient.
  • Strong customer service focus when dealing with both internal and external parties.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability and willingness to multi-task.

About Us

Our 175th anniversary will see the Knightsbridge store become a stage for our legacy of firsts, our house of world-leading brands and our reputation for exceptional. We want you to come and be a part of all this - and help us deliver exceptional service that represents our authority as a long-standing icon, industry-leader and innovator. Inspired by our past, celebrating our present and focusing on our future, you’ll be joining a team with the belief that anything is possible. What makes you different makes us exceptional.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods

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