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Vendor Master Data Specialistat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
Partner Management
Post Date: 
09 Dec 2021
London, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Contract Type: 
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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.


As the Vendor Master Data Specialist, you will be responsible ensuring accurate high quality of vendor master data within our ERP and dependent systems. Validating the completeness and correctness of inbound supplier set up requests in a timely fashion. Maintaining the ongoing maintenance of vendor master data ensuring supporting documentation and storage of information complies with corporate requirements across the CDW UK Group.


What you’ll do:

  • Handle standard requests for Vendor Master Data, mainly originating from sales teams but also from other departments in the business
  • Resolving issues identified during both on boarding of new data and with existing data
  • Escalate complex requests to Procurement and Supplier Management teams alongside other key internal depts.
  • Responsible for responding to first level trouble shooting of Master Data issues
  • Ongoing management of existing vendor master data and reporting on established KPIs
  • Ownership of annual supplier check/verification process
  • Ensuring accuracy, validation and proper storage of banking information
  • Meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements regarding timeliness of processing vendor data requests
  • Identification and support of vendor data cleansing activities
  • Responsible for the creating, maintaining and improving procedure documents and cross-training peers on all relevant processes.
  • To carry out any other ad-hoc duties, as and when required
  • Identification and appropriate follow up of opportunities for increased accuracy, efficiencies, standardisation and rationalisation of vendor master data
  • Analysis and identification of opportunities to ensure corporate policy and governance is adhered to
  • Being part of a team that fosters collaboration and process efficiencies


What you need to succeed:


  • Experience of an ERP environment is essential
  • Relevant degree in Supply Chain, IT or equivalent experience
  • An autonomous self-starter who has the ability to manage their own workload, meeting ever changing business needs
  • Analytical mind-set with proven experience of problem-solving and process improvement
  • Ability to manage both internal and external stakeholder expectations
  • Consistently demonstrates willingness to overcome challenges, whilst ensuring quality standards are met / exceeded in order to drive results
  • As an active member of a team you will be able to share knowledge and experience to aid colleagues and support continuous improvement
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and managing large volumes of information and requests
  • Good knowledge of intermediate/advanced MS Excel
  • Driving process improvements, analysing business processes and developing solutions that will improve performance and results
  • Understanding the financial and operational impacts of decisions made


Nice to have:

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and to effectively prioritise tasks
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Results driven attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail and robust administration skills
  • Results orientated
  • Operating with integrity
  • Being part of a team that fosters collaboration and process 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 work 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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