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Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, collaborative and innovative company?
Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?
Join our Category Management Team
The Category Management Team are a strategic layer sitting within the wider Procurement department. We process the highest value customer orders; looking at each deal to ensure we are generating the most GP and reducing any risk to Softcat. We continuously seek to improve the wider procurement processes and build strategies for team training, sales communication, and vendor relationship management.
Success. The Softcat Way.
There's a uniqueness to Softcat – what we do, how we do it and why we do it. That's because we help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. We give everyone the chance to step up and show how much they can achieve. We succeed when all our people succeed.
Be part of a team that enables business growth
As a category buyer aligned to Microsoft you will have specific responsibility for the processing of Microsoft orders and understanding of all aspects of their licensing programmes. Microsoft has been historically and continues to be Softcat's leading vendor. You will be working with internal sales teams, specialists and external suppliers to advise on deals. You will support the category manager to ensure orders are processed accurately and on time to successfully meet target deadlines and guarantee fees are paid.
As Microsoft Category Buyer, you'll be responsible for:
What we need from you
Work in a way that works for you
We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:
Working with us
Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.
To become part of the success story, please apply now
Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We're welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:
Two day’s extra holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday and at Christmas
Opportunity to qualify for Director hosted (often michelin star) lunches as well as half and full year icentive trips to places all over the world
Technology vouchers, activity passes, restaurant discount card
Option to add your partner/family to some of the benefits
Access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all perks and flexible benefits
If you have any specific questions about working for Softcat, please check the FAQ section. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll get back to you when we can.