Purpose of the Role
Insight is a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of hardware, software, cloud, and service solutions, providing clients the guidance and expertise needed to define, architect, implement and manage technology today while transforming for tomorrow.
The Assistant Buyer will take responsibility for supporting the procurement of software or hardware within a defined geography, ensuring that Insight EMEA purchases the right products and the right quantity at the best price.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the correct placement and fulfillment of purchase orders to distributors including proactive confirmation of purchase orders and obtaining tracking information for shipments.
Liaise with the Sales and Support departments informing them of the availability and delivery dates, in order to maximize sales potential.
Ensure that delivery dates on the system are accurate and updated where applicable.
Backlog management ensuring all PO’s are placed on the day of receipt. Follow up with distributors for ETA’s and communicate to Sales / Support.
Manage incoming Workflow requests, ensuring all tickets are responded to within SLA.
Adherence to Insight policies and procedures in line with Insight’s Revenue recognition.
Responding to e-mails requests from Sales and Support regarding post supply issues within SLA.
Liaising with Suppliers over pricing and supply issues.
Manage and update Aged inventory aligned with targets set by management.
Ensure fill rates are met in line with the buyer’s category targets.
Ensure daily departmental reporting requirements are met.
Responsible for completing development plan with the manager.
Purchase Order entry
Receiving & forwarding PO’s whilst observing the Internal Audit requirements on revenue recognition.
Delivering license key directly to the client (for software buyers only)
Providing day to day support to Buyers in line with the above tasks
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
Good time Management Skills
Skilled in planning and managing multiple tasks
IT literate in Excel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley US Audit Process
Supply Chain experience