IT Buyer (fluent German) | Permanent | London

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IT Buyer (fluent German)

Town: London | County: London | Country: United Kingdom

Description: German IT Buyer
Location: London
Salary: £30,000 – £35,000
Do you have experience in IT Purchasing & Procurement?
Are you fluent in German and English?
As the European IT Buyer, you will be responsible for the processing of supplier purchase orders and the sourcing of IT goods and services. You will be working closely with the German sales team to identify and optimise the best purchasing routes utilising the current supply base and go out to market where required.
You will be working in a small, friendly team based in the London-office, and some travel might be required.
* Perfectly fluent/native German
* Excellent English
* Previous experience in purchasing and procurement, ideally from the IT industry (software, hardware or IT services)
* Ability to build relationships with people at all levels
* Strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail
* Strong IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
* Good negotiation skills & good commercial awareness
* Positive, personable and have a sense of humour!
Key responsibilities:
* Work closely with the German Sales teams to identify best sourcing routes
* Go out to market to source for IT goods & services where the requirements cannot be met within the current supply base (Request for quotes etc.)
* Qualify any new suppliers as appropriate
* Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones
* Provide quotations to the German Sales teams to a high standard of accuracy and competency
* Place Supplier purchase orders in a timely and efficient manner
* Identify projects, savings and efficiencies within the allocated commodity
* Focus on achieving KPIs set by the business and those agreed with your manager
* Report, present and communicate data to colleagues as and when required
* Identify projects, savings and efficiencies within the allocated commodity
* Contribute to a dynamic, fun working environment!
We look forward to hearing from you

Salary Type: Annum

Salary: £30000 – £35000/annum

Permanent | Full Time


Category: IT

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Rogerio da Silva is a Brazilian who lives in the UK for a little over two decades. He is the owner of a test consulting and outsources services for software development. He likes to blog, write and create content that teaches others how to live a better life. Rogerio has two princesses and one powerful wife that help him with his work. He loves reading biographies of successful authors and dream builders because they inspire him to keep creating!

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