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Associate Buyer

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Associate Buyer

Associate Buyer- German speaking- FTC 12 months

 

Are you looking for a role that gives you the experience and skills needed to ensure the operations of a global business run as they should?

Would you join a company that will invest in your career and help you develop your skills and knowledge that makes you feel valued?

Insight is looking for a native German speaker to be based around Uxbridge, to join the growing purchasing team.

 

This will be an entry level role that offers you the opportunity of learning and developing new skills that will help you grow your career. The focus of this role will be administrative based, so strong organisation and time-management skills would be beneficial.

 

Responsibilities:

 

You will be responsible for providing operational support to Insight’s clients Germany:

 

 

  • This will include processing orders, completing backlog reports, updating, and maintaining placed orders and monitoring shared inboxes to deal with client queries.
  • Someone that can work to deadlines, thrives in fast-paced environments, is a strong communicator, can work well in a team and has a keen attention to detail would be well suited to this role.
  • Responsible for the correct placement and   fulfilment of   purchase orders (PO’s) to distributors including   proactive confirmation of PO’s and obtaining tracking information for shipments, in line with audit requirements.
  • Backlog management: ensuring all POs are placed on the day of receipt and following up with distributors for ETA’s
  • Liaise with suppliers over pricing and supply issue

 

 

 

Essential Skills:

 

  • Strong administrative qualities desired
  • Conversant with Microsoft Office suite – Excel especially
  • Ability to understand client and teammate needs and collaborate efficiently
  • Can take up and learn new systems/processes quickly and effectively
  • Comfortable working within a high-performance team within a fast-paced environment
  • Organised approach to routine tasks
  • Strong communication skills when dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Native German speaker

 

About Insight:

 

We believe that by giving you the freedom to think big and empower you to reach your full potential, together we will achieve the best outcomes. Along with excellent benefits and a compelling reward package, we offer the opportunity to work in a supportive environment with a high level of autonomy and creativity - there’s a reason our average employee tenure is over 6 years.

 

In addition to competitive remuneration, we also offer other benefits including the ability to purchase additional annual leave, buy IT products at cost price, anniversary awards, and paid volunteer days to allow you to give back in your local community.

 

We strive to display our three core values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony every day. They represent and drive who we are here at Insight and by doing so we are doing amazing things. Insight started in a garage in 1988 and it is through harnessing our three core values that two brothers, Eric and Tim Crown, steered Insight to the Fortune 500 company it is today. We are now a Global IT Services and Solutions business, passionate about helping customers and the real people who sit behind them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Insight: 

We believe that by giving you the freedom to think big and empower you to reach your full potential, together we will achieve the best outcomes.  Along with excellent benefits and a compelling reward package, we offer the opportunity to work in a supportive environment with a high level of autonomy and creativity - there’s a reason our average employee tenure is over 6 years.   

We strive to display our three core values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony every day. They represent and drive who we are here at Insight and by doing so we are doing amazing things. Insight started in a garage in 1988 and it is through harnessing our three core values that two brothers, Eric and Tim Crown, steered Insight to the Fortune 500 company it is today. We are now a Global IT Services and Solutions business, passionate about helping customers and the real people who sit behind them. 

 

Application Details: 

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to achieving diversity and equality within our organisation. We seek out people from diverse backgrounds and encourage you to apply. 

We will endeavour to contact you within five business days, should we feel your profile is a good match for this role. If you do not hear from us within this timeframe, please presume that on this occasion, your application was not successful. 

 

A full job description will be provided upon application.