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Office Manager – Purchasing Department

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Here at CDSL, our aim is to be the first choice for home appliance after sales service, spare parts and accessories. With over fifty years of experience, we are the largest independent home appliance and spare parts distribution organisation within the UK working with a number of household brands including Whirlpool, Hotpoint, Hoover and Bosch to name a few! We have an exciting opportunity for a Purchase Office Manager to join our ever expanding business. As Purchase Office Manager the role will involve: • Manage the department to ensure all workflow is delivered on time • Hold regular team meetings to communicate departmental and company performance • Ensure the team are working to process, provide training & support where required • Identify better working practices and build on processes within the department • Identify pinch points, resolve or escalate to Senior Management • Supply Chain – Evaluate, audit and manage suppliers to ensure compliance to business requirements mitigating risk • H & S Compliance – Ensure the department complies with current legislation including the products we purchase • BS Compliance – Manage and ensure the departments compliance with the requirements of BS As Purchase Office Manager you will need: • Positive, diligent, proactive, dedicated, “can do” attitude • Purchase management experience • Excellent organisation and management skills • Ability to prioritise and complete simultaneous projects • Excellent math and analytical skills together with attention to detail • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and verbal • Self-motivated with excellent people skills • Proficiency in MS Excel • Good supplier relations We would be really excited if you have: • Membership, training and accreditation of CIPS • Ability to demonstrate a high level of commercial understanding and apply that to business operations • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills • Fluent in Microsoft AX Use What we offer: • Free on-site parking • 31 days annual leave (including bank holidays) • Pension scheme • Access to over 250 discounts including high street and online shopping, travel, technology, entertainment, food and drink and many more via Perkbox • Staff discounts on all products Job Type: Full-time Monday – Friday 08:30 -17:00

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