Senior Buyer

Business Marlow, Buckinghamshire


Description

 

Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, energetic, and innovative company?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?

Join our Procurement Department
The Procurement department are responsible for processing all customer orders whilst achieving high standards of order accuracy. We are a highly motivated group of individuals who collectively work together to ensure that our reputation as a first-class Procurement team is upheld.

 

Success. The Softcat Way.
Softcat is a major UK success story in technology solutions. We’re a £1 billion+ pa turnover business with offices nationwide and a sterling industry reputation. We help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. Our success is down to our people – and the platform we give them to prove their potential. 

Be part of a team that enables business growth

You’ll be a key member of the Order Fulfilment Team within the Procurement Department. The team are responsible for managing all orders and procurement queries for a specific region.

 

As a Senior Buyer, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Taking accountability for all orders in the purchase proposal screen
  • Raising purchase orders by ensuring they meet vendor requirements and highlighting cost-saving efficiencies
  • Working autonomously to process most complex vendor programmes focussing on continuous knowledge development
  • Dealing with complex cross-functional processes
  • Developing sales training to support operational efficiencies

What we need from you

  • Competence to work autonomously in specific vendor programmes
  • Self-motivated to improve knowledge with the ability to use what you have learnt to benefit the team
  • Able to multitask, set own deadlines, prioritise, and deliver against Often for projects started at your own suggestion
  • Proven ability to solve problems with an understanding of when to manage a query independently
  • Understanding when to put other members of the team first to support their training and development

 

Work in a way that works for you
We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Occasional home working possible
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs

Working with us
Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Rewards
We will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:


Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

Join us
To become part of the success story, please apply now

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector. 

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