Bell Integration

  • IT Procurement Specialist

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/8/2019 6:44 AM)
    ID
    2018-2277
    # of Openings
    4
  • Overview

     

    JOB PURPOSE

     

     

    We have new positions available in our Purchasing team due to the continuous expansion of our business and new customers’ demands. We are looking for fluent English and Italian speakers to join our current multilingual team. 

     

     

     

    JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

     

      

    Due to the expansion of our international purchasing team we are looking for an additional person with knowledge of IT procurement and sourcing across Europe.

     

    The job holder will report to the Purchasing Manager and will be responsible for ensuring all requests for quotes are processed within agreed SLAs. They will provide regular and accurate reporting on the status of all open and closed quotes to the relevant team members and to the customer as required.

     

    Effective communication with customers and Bells internal sales support team is very important. The job holder must be able to take responsibility for their own work, to manage all aspects of their workload and to work as part of a team to ensure all functions and tasks are carried out with due care.

     

    General day-to-day responsibilities will focus on: sourcing and procuring IT goods and services across mainland Europe and in some cases further afield; processing requests via our internal system; liaising with third party suppliers and customers; negotiating payment terms and prices; quoting and reporting.

     

     

     

     

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    • Understand customer needs and take prompt action on their requests
    • Source IT related products and services, respond to customer requests for quote within given SLAs
    • Negotiate price, payment terms and delivery timescales to achieve targets and increase savings for our customers
    • Evaluate supplier price, quality, and delivery performance
    • Onboard new suppliers and maintain supplier records up to date
    • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships through effective communications
    • Prepare and implement appropriate forms of contract and commitment with suppliers. Involve legal counsel and senior management when required
    • Stay current and up to date on market changes that may affect the supply and demand of products and materials and advise others of any changes
    • Attend meetings and update other colleagues on issues or concerns to share best practice and define processes
    • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement.
    • Production and maintenance of reports

     

     

     

    EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & BEHAVIOURS

     

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the IT industry in roles including, but not limited to, sourcing, buying and supply chain management. Preferably dealing with European countries.
    • Experience in managing supplier interactions and in reviewing standard contracts terms

     

    KNOWLEDGE:

    •  General knowledge of distributors, publishers and products in the IT industry
    •  Confident in the entire procurement process from quote to invoice

     

     

     

    SKILLS:

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues, suppliers and customers
    • Able to lead work and interact with suppliers and customers based in different EMEA countries
    • Analytical skills in evaluating supplier terms, comparing prices and benchmarking data
    • Ability to influence stakeholders and negotiate with suppliers

     

    BEHAVIOURS:

    Everyone at Bell Integration is encouraged to get involved in shaping the business and the way we work together.  Trust, respect, and loyalty are important values for us, as are open communication and the ability for everyone to feel connected to each other, to our partners, to our customers, and importantly to family and community.  We continue to all work together to hold on to our feeling of being a family and that being with Bell is a good place to be. We are looking for someone who can fit in our team and matches our values.

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