Sales Administrator

Location: Horwich, Bolton

About the role

Woodley Trial Solutions, a leading global medical equipment solutions provider within the clinical trials industry, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Administrator. This position will report into the European Sales Manager, the successful applicant will handle preparing sales and rental proposals on behalf of the business development team.

This is an exciting job opportunity for someone who has previous experience within an administration or customer service role and is looking to join a growing business that can offer job stability and development. 

Key responsibilities

  • First point of call for anyone calling into the business
  • Handle general inbound enquires i.e., price, stock, or products
  • Create quotes for inbound sales enquires
  • Entering and processing quotes and orders on behalf of the business development team
  • Contact clients to obtain missing information or answer queries
  • Liaise with the logistics department to obtain shipping costs
  • Maintain and update sales and customer records
  • General admin and reception duty requirements

Key skills

  • Must be a team player with excellent customer service skills
  • Must be a confident communicator
  • Must be a good multitasker that can keep to deadlines
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Previous experience working as a Sales Administrator within a fast-paced environment
  • Customer focused - Experience of dealing with customers on a business-to-business basis
  • Experience of using Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office - Proficiency in using Excel
  • An excellent level of accuracy with a high attention to detail with strong numeracy skills
  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills
  • Previous experience working within an admin or customer service role
  • Previous experience dealing with purchase orders is ideal but not essential
  • A team player who can self-motivate

The person

You will have a proven track record in an administrative role, be computer literate and be commercially orientated. It is essential that you have the capacity to work with colleagues at all levels, can work as part of a team, and the ability to work on own initiative whilst maintaining team approach. The successful candidate must have exemplary personal standards of conduct, and the ability to work under pressure. 

We are looking for people who bring a positive/can do attitude with a high level of energy and a passion for procurement in the healthcare industry motivated and are dedicated team players. You will need to demonstrate strong time-management and people skills, flexibility, and multitasking ability.  

Full training will be provided at our Horwich head office for the successful candidate.  In addition to a competitive salary, we offer the following benefits:

  • 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • annual leave increase to 25 days after 5 years of service
  • free onsite parking
  • eye care vouchers
  • company sick pay
  • paid medical appointments
  • workplace pension
  • company social events
  • general office dress / smart casual
  • employee discount scheme via Perkbox
  • length of service recognition

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