Closing date: 16 March 2018

Location: London

Ref Num: 3362/3274

Two honest, hard-working, self-motivated individuals wanted to join the CDW UK team as a Buyers working from the London office.

Are you looking for a fast-paced role within procurement where experience is not essential?

Are you:

•         Driven and determined, with excellent negotiating skills?
•         Highly organised and detail focussed, with the ability to work to deadlines?
•         Passionate about making positive changes and building supplier relationships?

If so, the Recruitment team wants to hear from you by noon on 16 March 2018! We offer a fantastic package of benefits and the opportunity to make a real difference to your career.

The successful candidate will;

•    Develop supplier relationships for a given product set: ensuring suppliers always provide information related to deals and promotions and use this information to negotiate better deals.
•    Negotiate at any opportunity, to maximise margins, ensuring best price
•    Liaise with sales teams to communicate any issues arising with their orders
•    Ensure purchase orders are loaded correctly to enable quick payment of invoices
•    Ensure all changes to purchase orders are recorded on the system
•    Liaise with warehouse to ensure any issues can be resolved in a timely fashion
•    Provide cover for other members of the department as necessary and perform other tasks if requested from time to time by the Category Manager
•    Support less experienced members of the team in the education of best practice and process

Knowledge and Experience

•    Experience of working in a procurement role, ideally within IT (Understanding of core CDW vendors, beneficial)
•    Experienced in dealing with suppliers and contractors, and negotiations to ensure best cost and quality
•    Excellent numeracy skills
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure
•    Highly motivated with ability to work under own initiative, making decisions to benefit the business
•    Demonstrated attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
•    Microsoft Office skills, preferably including: Excel and Word but not essential

Before you apply, why not take a look at the top ten reasons to join CDW...

Please note, your application will be retained for a period of six months. After this period it will be removed from our systems.


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