Buyer/Account Holder

Posted 4 April by Halmer Recruit


My client is looking for a Buyer to primarily look after software side of the business. You must have strong negotiation skills to be able to obtain the best price on non-direct brands.

To be experienced and knowledgeable in the processing and delivery of licensing and understand the terminology associated with licensing. Basic Software and Security knowledge would be advantageous but not essential as training can be provided.

The role will involve:

  • Review stock holding for allocated suppliers on a daily basis for ordering
  • Prepare purchase orders against stock holding report, liaise with Product Managers for special offers, obsolescence etc. Check pricing, print, scan and email to suppliers

  • Update screen with delivery dates and arrange collection/delivery

  • Co-ordinate delivery and schedule with warehouse
  • Progress chase outstanding orders and update system with lead times

  • Notify suppliers of delivery discrepancies

  • Raise ship direct Purchase Orders

  • Obtain POD and serial numbers for ship direct PO's and wand for completion

  • Send regular chase up communications for outstanding POD's

  • Report to Credit any outstanding ship directs for their cash forecast

  • Release of sales orders which have participated in a promotion or bid but requires manual intervention for pricing/claim purposes

  • Submit claims to suppliers for sales promo's/bids/price protections

  • Product Maintenance

  • Attend and minute supplier meetings

  • Monitor with the Product Manager, supplier performance against targets for rebate achievement for specific suppliers

For this role you will need to be proficient in Excel and good with numbers. An enthusiastic individual who can pick up the role quickly in order to deliver the best service to my client's customer base.

Application questions

Do you have purchasing experience including dealing with aged stock?
Do you have strong negotiating skills?
Do have software and licensing experience?

Reference: 34827255

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