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Buyerat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
11236
Team: 
Supply Chain
Post Date: 
06 Jan 2023
Location: 
London, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Yes - Hybrid
Contract Type: 
Full-time
Travel: 
No
Security Clearance Required: 
No

Description

Buyer

 

Bring your career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your job and future. With revenues of over £1 billion, CDW UK is a leading supplier of IT solutions and services to a broad range of commercial and public sector customers globally.

 

What you’ll do:

 

In this role you will develop supplier relationships for a given product set, delivering the highest levels of service. Through a combination of efficient purchasing and negotiation you will maximise opportunities for CDW while also providing great service to your suppliers.

 

Other duties include:

 

  • Liaise with sales teams to communicate any issues arising with their orders
  • Clear and concise interaction with all company departments; notably the sales department
  • 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 negotiation

 

What you need to succeed:

Must-have:

The ideal person for this role will need excellent numeracy skills and strong interpersonal communication skills. You will need to be highly motivated with an ability to work on your own initiative and be able to thrive under pressure.

  • Experience of working in a procurement role, ideally within IT
  • Microsoft Office skills, preferably including: Excel and Word but not essential
  • Capable of multi-tasking, efficiently managing time and resources with ability to work to deadlines
  • Have a desire for continuous development and improvement
  • A receptive, approachable individual who can provide and receive feedback in an effective, impartial manner
  • Willing to go the extra mile to ensure requirements are met and practices are followed
  • Able to identify, communicate and resolve issues that may cause risk to others or the company
  • Passionate about making positive changes and improving efficiencies


Who we are:

 

CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organisations in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers:

 

CDW is not only the People Who Get IT, but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll worlike its askik with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

 

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