Sales & Purchasing Coordinator Ref: 13635

Up to £27,000 DOE + Benefits Package

Excellent opportunity for a strong administrator ideally with experience of purchasing, supply chain and logistics to join a leading €1.4 billion IT and Technology services company. The role is for a candidate who is keen to learn and can work closely with our sales and sales support team so that customer service levels and expectations are met.

Role Info:

Sales & Purchasing Coordinator
Up to £27,000 DOE + Benefits Package

About Us:

As a Digital Transformation Partner, we accompany companies into the digital future. Our range of IT solutions includes consulting, implementation, services and the operation of IT systems. Our customers benefit from our extensive expertise and our innovative portfolio that covers the IT requirements necessary for a successful digital transformation.

Our headquarters are based in Munich and we employ over 3,000 employees worldwide and have offices in Germany, Austria, Belgium, the UK and the U.S.A.

The Sales & Purchasing Coordinator Role:

The Operations Team are responsible for ensuring the ordering and delivery of supplies, materials and equipment within a quality-controlled environment. We are now recruiting for a Sales & Purchasing Coordinator to join our busy team. Reporting to the Purchasing & Operations Lead, you will be responsible for validating orders, raising purchase orders, chasing outstanding orders, coordinating delivery and logistics with both internal and external agencies working closely with sales support & internal account managers, production scheduling and other administrative duties.

This is an ideal role for a candidate with previous purchasing experience looking for more responsibility in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Request quotes from suppliers and place subsequent purchase orders
+ Assisting Managed Services with ad-hoc capital spend projects
+ Quality check and validate orders
+ Coordinate the delivery and logistics with both internal and external agencies
+ Communicate and update order status within the business
+ Work closely with the sales and sales support team on ensuring customer service levels are met
+ Taking an active role to ensure the company meets forecasted targets
+ Maintain ETAs, proactively highlighting slippages internally and working on resolutions
+ Update and maintain internal reports
+ Develop/maintain good supplier relationships
+ Coordinate customer equipment builds with the internally based Configuration Team
+ Liaise with international shipping partners for orders outside of the UK
+ Provide administrative support to the Purchasing & Operations Lead

Skills & Experience:

+ Must possess strong administrative skills, preferably gained within a supply chain environment
+ Previous purchasing/logistics and/or scheduling experience
+ Analytical perspective of data
+ Deal with issues in a timely and effective manner
+ Proficient in MS packages including Word, Excel and Outlook with computer skills for browser-based applications
+ Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to engage with both internal and external stakeholders through a variety of different mediums, with the ability to articulate solutions clearly and methodically
+ The ability to maintain and build relationships both internally (with colleagues in other departments) and externally (with suppliers)
+ The ability to work calmly and methodically under pressure
+ Excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills
+ Ability to self-motivate and manage own workload
+ Accuracy and attention to detail
+ Proactive in approach with a flexible attitude
+ Team player – understands the importance of collaborative working

Qualifications: Educated to A Level standard (or equivalent). CIPS qualified preferred but not required.
Location: Based from our Headquarters at Wisborough Green (Guildford 30 minutes, Horsham 20 minutes). Access to own transport is essential due to our location. Some travel to other office locations may also be required.
Hours: 9.00am to 5.30pm / Monday to Friday. (37.5hrs per week)
Salary: Up to £27,000 depending on skills and experience.

Benefits & Perks:

Includes: life assurance, healthcare cash plan, employee assistance programme, on-line discounts & savings platform, free parking, spot bonus scheme, recruitment bounty scheme, free fruit Monday, dress down Friday, fundraising, sports & social club, health and wellbeing programme.

Start date: ASAP

Additional Information:

+ Must have the right to live and work in the UK.
+ Must have access to own transport due to location
+ Full training and support will be given, including support towards the CIPS qualification

To Apply:

Please include a covering letter (which includes salary expectations) along with your CV outlining the skills and experience that make you the ideal candidate for this position.

Join us at the forefront. Put your talent to the test. Make leaps in your field. We are a creative, collaborative place, delivering transformative results with remarkable technology for remarkable clients daily. Working here is challenging, rewarding and exciting. We welcome adaptable, enterprising professionals and invest heavily in their development.

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