Software Buyer

Business | Marlow

Reports To:

Head of Procurement

Salary:

Competitive plus excellent benefits

This is your opportunity to join Softcat as a Software Buyer and play a key role in driving the success of our Sales team.

Success. The Softcat way.

Softcat is a major UK success story in technology solutions. We’re a £1 billion + turnover business with offices nationwide and a sterling industry reputation. Our success is down to our people – and the platform we give them to prove their potential.

Your Role

You’ll be a key member of the Licensing Team within the Procurement Department responsible for processing high volumes of software licensing orders and understanding how key licensing agreements work. You will be working with internal sales teams and external suppliers on deals to ensure they are processed accurately whilst obtaining the best price and providing a high level of service to the customer.

What we need from you

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task and work well under pressure
  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to develop and maintain relationships with different personalities across the business.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook or similar
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain large quantities of information
  • Proactively learn about core licensing programmes and keep knowledge up to date by taking online exams
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a hardworking and conscientious team and provide support to other team members
  • Experience in a procurement role and knowledge of software licensing would be advantageous but not essential
  • Able to multi task, set own deadlines, prioritise and deliver against them. Is driven to meet targets on time and on budget, whilst maintaining a focus on quality work.

Rewards

We offer good rewards packages for all our roles. The benefits include pension scheme, 22 days’ holiday (rising to 25 after a qualifying period), a day off for your birthday, and heath & dental care (after a qualifying period).

Apply now

To become part the success story

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.