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Business Administrator

Newcastle upon Tyne - £21,000 - Full Time


Erudus is a rapidly growing SaaS company and data platform delivering industry-leading solutions to the UK food industry, and we’re now actively searching for a Business Administrator to join the team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody with a keen interest in business and technology starting out in their career to join a great team and be instrumental in shaping our future success.

About Erudus

Erudus is becoming the industry’s go-to source for food data. Working with Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Caterers and Retailers, our platform provides all the accurate allergy, nutrition and technical product data those in the foodservice industry need, in one easy-to-access place.

Our data pool helps our customers respond and comply to changes in legislation, and increasingly complex consumer needs, whilst our range of tools and solutions uses the latest technology to make life easier for businesses eager to become more efficient, as well as more innovative.

Role Overview

The Business Administrator will take ownership of day to day ‘Product Range Matching & Administration’. This means working closely with the Wholesale Account Management team to increase the number of product matches in our Data Platform with those sold by our Wholesaler customer base.

The Business Administrator will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparation of Wholesaler range file in Microsoft Excel (XLS and CSV)
  • Initial upload of range file and ongoing re-uploading for 160+ Wholesalers
  • Exception handling of range file outputs
  • Communicating with internal and external parties to report the results of the range matching exercise
  • Liaising with Manufacturer customers requesting missing products be added to our Data Pool
  • Liaising with Wholesaler customers on a weekly basis and reporting new product matches and seeking authorisation to proceed the product match.
  • Supporting the Wholesaler Account Management function with ad-hoc administration and data import/export exercises.


The successful candidate will show enthusiasm and passion for helping our customers, and demonstrate strong analytical and process driven skills. A positive attitude and an appetite to make a positive difference to the company.

Whilst any experience in a similar field will be welcomed, as an entry level position the most important criteria for applicants is a desire to learn, a can-do attitude and a hands-on approach to the role. Full training will be provided so that the successful candidate can develop their skills and career as part of the dedicated Erudus team.


  • National Living Wage
  • 30 days annual leave including Bank Holidays
  • 5% Contributory pension
  • Private Health Care (Employee)
  • Virtual GP (Via mobile app)
  • Optional Private Health Care for Partner/Family members dat
  • Private Dental Care
  • High Street Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monday – Friday working hours – no weekends or Bank Holidays
  • Annual Pay Review (Individual/Company performance related)
  • Discounted food from a local foodservice company
  • Friday off rota
  • Paid time off on your Birthday and a Birthday Cake!
  • 2 x paid volunteering/charity days per year
  • Corporate Travel Cards (Newcastle Metro/Bus)
  • Bike to work scheme

How to apply