Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines - Purchasing Assistant - Fixed Term Contract



Location (s):

  • United Kingdom


At Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, we understand what makes a cruise holiday so special. It’s sailing to incredible destinations far and wide in pure comfort with like-minded travellers, enjoying fabulous food as we glide across the ocean and along beautiful rivers, discovering out-of-this-world experiences and awe-inspiring sights and forging friendships that will last a lifetime.


This is why we carefully craft each and every one of our holidays, from weekend city escapes and river cruises through the heart of Europe to epic around the world voyages and exotic fly-cruises, to ensure our passenger’s time on board with us is simply unforgettable.

We are committed to making sure that every Fred. Olsen cruise is an enjoyable, engaging and memorable experience, no matter how many times a passenger has cruised with us before. This is all part of the ‘Fred. Olsen Difference’. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to for a Purchasing Assistant to join our busy Purchasing department.

This is a fixed term contact to cover maternity leave, the role is full time working 35 hours a week Monday - Friday for up to 12 Months.

Your main responsibilities will be to control the supply of food, beverages, and consumables for the company's vessels

Responsibilities include:

  • Keeping the purchasing system updated with the correct itineraries, cruise periods and currency rates,
  • Ensuring best prices, service and quality of products purchased,
  • Controlling and processing purchase orders,
  • Reviewing supplier order confirmations,
  • General administration.

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Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Deadline: June 05, 2019

Cost/funding for participants:

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • pension scheme,
  • life assurance,
  • private medical insurance,
  • social club,
  • travel discounts and
  • cruise concessions.
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