Stores Assistant

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £23,000 |
Posted: 1 Jul 2022 |
Closes: 29 Jul 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11463

Role Responsibility:



40hrs, Full Time, Permanent

£23,000 per annum

As a leading Facilities Management company, G4S FM improves the lives of millions of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments. We support the efficient delivery of front line services in critical environments for the private sector, national and local government agencies.


At G4S FM our expertise in sectors such as defence, courts and hospitals is second to none. Our success is underpinned by the way we attract, develop and engage with our people, as well as the culture and values that shape the way we work and how our colleagues carry out their roles.


Our values are integral to everything we do. We act with integrity and respect. We are passionate about safety, security and service excellence and we achieve this through innovation and teamwork. We are a sustainable, ethical business and this is key to the ongoing success of G4S FM.


We have an opportunity for a Stores Assistant to join our team based in Cheltenham. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week, 07:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday.


Key Responsibilities will include:


  • Support development and delivery of IT based stores procurement and inventory management strategy.

  • Support the G4S delivery teams in sourcing correct spares and materials for PPM, reactive and project tasks.

  • Accept, check and integrate stock/spares to the site inventory/stock holdings.

  • Ensure best value for money purchasing on supply chain.

  • Support procurement in supplier management process.

  • Supervise inventory levels to support the service and delivery teams.

  • Supervise site teams tools – purchasing, inspections, calibration, PPE, hire equipment etc.

  • Support COSHH requirements for the FCO contract.

  • Identify risks in spares and materials (obsolescence) and escalate as required whilst supporting solutions.

  • Supervise stock levels of materials and spares.

  • Supervise and maintain high standards of store areas.

  • Effectively communicate with a wider delivery team on procurement utilising the CAFM system.



  • Develop and maintain day to day contact with client representatives.

  • Live G4S values.

  • Act as a G4S ambassador in all interactions with client and contractor representatives.

  • Adhere to corporate security policies.

  • Identify training and development to satisfy corporate objectives and define succession plans.

  • Carry out other tasks as and when required by management.

  • Ensure the professional attitude and image in all aspects of service delivery throughout all your team.

  • DV clearance will be required to fulfil this role


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:


  • IT literate.

  • Experience in working in a stores environment.

  • General administration experience.

  • Great customer service skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Take ownership and action in an ever-changing environment.

  • Maintain a positive can do attitude, readily accepting change initiatives.


Additional Company Benefits available:


  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme

  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users

  • Subsidised healthcare plan

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving

  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers

  • Progression, training and development opportunities.


Please be aware that due to the nature of the business vetting is an intrusive and prolonged process.



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