Purchasing Assistant

An outstanding opportunity has become available for a Buyer to join a global software company on a 6 month contract basis. This opportunity is not to be missed! If you want the chance to work for a recognised, award winning and diverse company in the heart of the City then please apply today!

Initially 6 months with the potential to be recognised as a permanent member of staff should you deliver and carry out the work to a high standard!

Title: Buyer (6 month contractor)
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000. £10.25ph - £12.50ph *DOE

Hours: 9.00am - 18.00pm


  • Be the first point of contact for all suppliers, answering queries and logging calls

  • Provide suppliers with information on deals

  • Support the senior Buyers with new deals

  • Negotiate with suppliers to maximise margins, ensuring best price

  • Liaise with sales teams to communicate any issues arising with their orders

  • Responsibly for PO's and invoices being loaded onto the system correctly.

  • Provide cover for other members of the department as necessary and perform other tasks if requested from time to time by the Category Manager.


  • Educated to A-level/GCSE Equivalent

  • Experience within a buyer role is necessary

  • Professionalism with the ability to liaise with all members of staff comfortably and adequately

  • Honest and hardworking

  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to ensure you are going above and beyond

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Proven record of consistency, responsibility and work ethic

  • Good interpersonal skills - ability to liaise with personnel at all levels and adapt style accordingly

  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure

Advertised by Office Angels, City branch Please note that due to a high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted For the purposes of the Regulations, please note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer

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