CSO Assistant - FTC 6 Months

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 by Homebase

Bletchley, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Homebase was recently acquired by Hilco Capital, a financial services and investment company. Under new ownership and with a fresh new leadership team in place to drive the business forward, it's the start of a brand new chapter for us.

We're passionate about helping customers with their home improvement and garden projects, and have a range of rewarding opportunities across the country in our Homebase stores as well as at our support centre in Milton Keynes. For more information, visit our careers site

The role

To create and distribute store communications from the Store Support. Supporting the store comms team, ensuring that all communications to stores are timely, engaging, and accurate. Working with the Store Communications Content Officer with maintenance of intranet, ensuring all information is up to date and accurate.

What will I be doing?

  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of regularly scheduled reports
  • Work with Master Data team to ensure accuracy of Extra Choice product master data, incl. recommending retail pricing, requesting amends to product statuses and lead times
  • Maintain team inbox and Yammer page, responding and resolving Extra Choice queries from internal teams
  • Identify improvement opportunities for Extra Choice online product content to drive sales and work with suppliers and teams to implement
  • Produce 'what good looks like' documents, write internal business updates for distribution
  • Support range development projects, incl. actioning supplier set-up, product set-up, maintaining supplier database, obtaining SLAs and maintaining a filing system, briefing literature requirements and facilitating artwork sign-off
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks as required in response to business needs
  • Manage day-to-day activities for the Extra Choice proposition, providing support to the Vendor Support Co-ordinator and Extra Choice Manager with trading, projects and range development.

What I need to be successful:

  • Office administration experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP or similar software
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to problem solve, prioritise work and multi-task
  • Strong focus and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoys fast paced environment


When joining us you'll enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • 24 days annual leave
  • Store discounts up to 20%
  • Company Pension & Life Assurance
  • Access to our employee assistance helpline

And many more additional benefits, discounts and offers.

Reference: 598333359

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