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Careers at Bell Procurement Management

Why Join Bell Procurement Management?

Bell Procurement Management is an exciting and growing business. We specialise in providing procurement related services including tail spend outsourcing, category management, and data analytics. We act as an extension to the customer’s Procurement team through various world class procurement capabilities including but not limited to S2C, P2P, Analytics, Supplier Relationship Management, Change Management and reporting.

Bell manage the end to end sourcing process on behalf of the customer.

Come and join the team 

This is an exciting time to join a professional and entrepreneurial team of truly passionate people who take great pride in achieving the best outcomes for customers.

We know our people are the heart of our business and we believe our values, ethics and unique culture help us build trusted relationships and set us apart.  Our diverse and talented teams are located around the world, have a strong sense of belonging to the Bell family, and have the opportunity to learn from some of the most passionate and driven people in the procurement industry.

Current Roles

Buyer

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Dept: Purchasing

Status: Permanent Full-time Role

Posted: 27/04/2021

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of IT procurement and sourcing.
  • Responsible for handling quotation requests and maintaining positive customer and supplier relationships.
  • Exceptional ability to source and negotiate best prices/terms for Bell to resell to our customers.
  • Adhere to purchasing process and assure compliance with our contract terms.
  • Provide regular and accurate reporting on the status of all quotations to both internal and external stakeholders, as required.
  • Collaboration with customers and suppliers, as well as internal Sales support, Finance and Legal teams

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source products and services across categories including hardware, software and services
  • Understand and apply standard procurement principles
  • Be able to work to deadlines and contracted KPIs – focus on quick turnaround and savings
  • Respond to customer requests for quotation within given SLAs
  • Be confident negotiating price, payment terms and delivery timescales to achieve targets and increase savings for our customers
  • Evaluate supplier price, quality, and delivery performance
  • Onboard new suppliers and maintain existing supplier records
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships through effective communications
  • Prepare and implement appropriate forms of contract commitment with suppliers, engaging legal counsel and senior management when required
  • Understand customer needs and take prompt action on their requests
  • Stay current and up to date on market changes that may affect the supply and demand of products/services. Communicate this effectively to relevant stakeholders
  • Attend meetings and update other colleagues on issues or concerns to share best practice and define processes
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement.
  • Production and maintenance of bespoke reports

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the IT industry in roles including, but not limited to, sourcing, buying and supply chain management.
  • Experience in managing supplier interactions and ideally some experience in reviewing contracts

Knowledge:

  • General knowledge of distributors, publishers and products in the IT industry, marketing and Learning & Development.
  • Confident in the entire procurement process from quote to invoice

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues, suppliers and customers
  • Able to lead work and interact with suppliers and customers based in different EMEA countries
  • Analytical skills in evaluating supplier terms, comparing prices and benchmarking data
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and negotiate with suppliers
  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Office. SAP and Ariba desirable.

Behaviours:

Everyone at Bell Integration is encouraged to get involved in shaping the business and the way we work together.  Trust, respect and loyalty are important values for us, as are open communication and the ability for everyone to feel connected to each other, our partners and our customers. Bell has a community-based work ethic and we are looking for someone who can fit in our team and matches our values.

To apply please fill out the online form and attach a current CV

Senior Buyer

Location: Midlands to South, commutable distance to central London

Dept: Purchasing

Status: Permanent Full-time Role

Posted: 27/04/2021

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of IT/ generalist procurement and sourcing across Europe and beyond
  • Responsible for handling quotation requests and maintaining positive customer and supplier relationships.
  • Exceptional ability to source and negotiate best prices/terms for Bell to resell to our customers
  • Ability to process quotations within customer SLA’s; a fast-paced environment
  • Adhere to purchasing process and assure compliance with our contract terms
  • Provide regular and accurate reporting on the status of all quotations to both internal and external stakeholders, as required.
  • Collaboration with customers and suppliers, as well as internal Sales support, Finance and Legal teams
  • Ability to manage all aspects of their workload and work as part of a team to ensure all functions and tasks are carried out with due care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source products and services across categories including hardware, software and services
  • Understand and apply standard procurement principles
  • Be able to work to deadlines and contracted KPIs – focus on quick turnaround and savings
  • Respond to customer requests for quotation within given SLAs
  • Confidence to negotiate best price, contract terms including payment terms and delivery timescales to achieve targets and increase savings for our customers
  • Evaluate supplier price, quality, and delivery performance
  • Onboard new suppliers and maintain existing supplier records
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships through effective communications
  • Prepare and implement appropriate forms of contract commitment with suppliers, engaging legal counsel and senior management when required
  • Understand customer needs and take prompt action on their requests
  • Stay current and up to date on market changes that may affect the supply and demand of products/services. Communicate this effectively to relevant stakeholders
  • Attend meetings and update other colleagues on issues or concerns to share best practice and define processes
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement.
  • Production and maintenace of bespoke reports

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the IT industry in roles including, but not limited to, sourcing, buying and supply chain management. Preferably dealing with European countries.
  • Experience in managing supplier interactions and ideally some experience in reviewing contracts

Knowledge:

  • General knowledge of IT, Professional Services, Commercial Services and generalist spend including distributors, publishers and products in the IT industry, marketing and Learning & Development.
  • Confident in the entire procurement process from quote to invoice

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues, suppliers and customers with a strong ability to communicate via telephone/video
  • Able to lead work and interact with suppliers and customers based in different EMEA countries
  • Analytical skills in evaluating supplier terms, comparing prices and benchmarking data
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and negotiate with suppliers
  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Office. SAP and Ariba desirable.

Behaviours:

Everyone at Bell Integration is encouraged to get involved in shaping the business and the way we work together.  Trust, respect and loyalty are important values for us, as are open communication and the ability for everyone to feel connected to each other, our partners and our customers. Bell has a community-based work ethic and we are looking for someone who can fit in our team and matches our values.

To apply please fill out the online form and attach a current CV

 

Procurement Support Specialist

Location: Singapore

Reporting to: Procurement Support Manager (temporarily), Team Leader – APAC (TBH)

Responsible for: Procurement Support

Posted: 18/06/2021

Job Specific Requirements:

The candidate will be responsible for ensuring all requests in respect to quote creation, orders and invoices are processed within any agreed SLAs. They will provide regular and accurate updates and reporting on all open and closed orders and invoices statuses.

Internally they will work closely with the buyers and the finance department. Externally they will interact daily with customers and suppliers. We are looking for a professional with attention to details and with the ability to think outside the box and quickly on their feet. It is essential for the candidate to be a good communicator and a team player, as well as have excellent customer service skills and a proactive attitude.

The job holder must be able to take responsibility for their own work and manage all aspects of their workload. At the same time, they need to ensure all functions and tasks for the team are carried out with due care and therefore be able to organise and prioritize tasks together with the other team members.

General day to day tasks will include but not be limited to raising quotes, processing orders and invoicing with our ERP system, create items and suppliers in the system following instruction from the buying team, liaise with customers and suppliers, tracking and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Raising quotes and sales orders within agreed SLA’s
  • Creating customer invoices
  • Creating, updating and maintaining catalogue’s items
  • Set up suppliers card in ERP system
  • Production and maintenance of order status reports
  • Follow the Quote to Invoice process and keep clear and precise notes of each job to ensure relevant information is available for times of cover and audit purposes
  • Provide high level of after sales support for agreed customer accounts
  • Regular review of current accounts and processes to seek areas of improvement
  • Attend meetings and update other colleagues on issues or concerns to share best practice and define processes
  • Be able to work to deadlines and contracted KPIs – focus on quick turnaround and quality of the service
  • Able to juggle numerous tasks at any one time
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work at a fast pace but still ensuring a high standard
  • Awareness of all areas of the Bell business

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the IT industry in a similar role or within reselling procurement services
  • Experience in managing suppliers’ interactions and customers’ relationships
  • Ideally some experience with SAP and Microsoft Navision

Knowledge:

  • Confident in the entire procurement processes from quote to invoice
  • General knowledge of the IT, facilities, and professional services terminology

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues, suppliers and customers
  • Able to lead work and interact with suppliers and customers based in different countries
  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP and Navision is desirable.

Behaviours:

Everyone at Bell Integration is encouraged to get involved in shaping the business and the way we work together.  Trust, respect, and loyalty are important values for us, as are open communication and the ability for everyone to feel connected to each other, to our partners, to our customers, and importantly to family and community. We continue to all work together to hold on to our feeling of being a family and that being with Bell is a good place to be. We are looking for someone who can fit in our team and matches our values.

To apply please fill out the online form and attach a current CV

 

Senior Buyer

Location: Midlands to South, commutable distance to central London

Reporting to: Director Procurement Services

Responsible for: Purchasing

Posted: 18/06/2021

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of IT/ generalist procurement and sourcing across Europe and beyond
  • Responsible for handling quotation requests and maintaining positive customer and supplier relationships.
  • Exceptional ability to source and negotiate best prices/terms for Bell to resell to our customers
  • Ability to process quotations within customer SLA’s; a fast-paced environment
  • Adhere to purchasing process and assure compliance with our contract terms
  • Provide regular and accurate reporting on the status of all quotations to both internal and external stakeholders, as required.
  • Collaboration with customers and suppliers, as well as internal Sales support, Finance and Legal teams
  • Ability to manage all aspects of their workload and work as part of a team to ensure all functions and tasks are carried out with due care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source products and services across categories including hardware, software and services
  • Understand and apply standard procurement principles
  • Be able to work to deadlines and contracted KPIs – focus on quick turnaround and savings
  • Respond to customer requests for quotation within given SLAs
  • Confidence to negotiate best price, contract terms including payment terms and delivery timescales to achieve targets and increase savings for our customers
  • Evaluate supplier price, quality, and delivery performance
  • Onboard new suppliers and maintain existing supplier records
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships through effective communications
  • Prepare and implement appropriate forms of contract commitment with suppliers, engaging legal counsel and senior management when required
  • Understand customer needs and take prompt action on their requests
  • Stay current and up to date on market changes that may affect the supply and demand of products/services. Communicate this effectively to relevant stakeholders
  • Attend meetings and update other colleagues on issues or concerns to share best practice and define processes
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement.
  • Production and maintenance of bespoke reports

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the IT industry in roles including, but not limited to, sourcing, buying and supply chain management. Preferably dealing with European countries.
  • Experience in managing supplier interactions and ideally some experience in reviewing contracts

Knowledge:

  • General knowledge of IT, Professional Services, Commercial Services and generalist spend including distributors, publishers and products in the IT industry, marketing and Learning & Development.
  • Confident in the entire procurement process from quote to invoice

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues, suppliers and customers with a strong ability to communicate via telephone/video
  • Able to lead work and interact with suppliers and customers based in different EMEA countries
  • Analytical skills in evaluating supplier terms, comparing prices and benchmarking data
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and negotiate with suppliers
  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Office. SAP and Ariba desirable.

Behaviours:

During this exciting period of growth, everyone at Bell Integration is encouraged to get involved in shaping the business and the way we work together.  Trust, respect and loyalty are important values for us, as are open communication and the ability for everyone to feel connected to each other, our partners and our customers. Bell has a community-based work ethic and we are looking for someone who can fit in our team and matches our values.

To apply please fill out the online form and attach a current CV

Procurement Team Leader – APAC

Location: Sinagpore

Reporting to: Procurement Services Director

Responsible for: Buying and Support activities, Singapore

Posted: 18/06/2021

Job Specific Requirements:

We are looking for a person to lead our buying activities and overseeing the operational support activities in the Bell Singapore office.

The job holder will report into the Procurement Services Director in the UK for any buying type activities and will be able to seek advice on negotiations and supplier relationships from our New Zealand Procurement office.  They will be responsible for managing the buying activities in Singapore and contribute to improve the overall procurement E2E process. They will be the main point of escalation for any purchasing requests or queries coming from customers and suppliers in Singapore and the APAC area. They will make sure Bell processes are followed and assure Bell is compliant with our contract terms. They will provide regular and accurate reporting on the status of all open and closed quotes, orders and invoices to their manager and to the customer as required. They will oversee the operational support for Singapore with a dotted line into  the Procurement Operations Director and will also work closely with the other delivery functions in the UK and in Poland and they will ensure external and internal issues and queries related to the contract are handled in a proper manner.

Effective communication with our customers, the Bell PM Delivery wider Team, finance and legal teams is very important. The job holder must be able to take responsibility for the Singapore buying teams performances as well as the Operational support and ensure all functions and tasks of the teams are carried out with due care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute Buying activities as requested by our customers
  • Ensure all day to day functions and tasks of the buying and support teams are carried out with due care
  • Seek advice or escalate any new or unusual issue to the Procurement Services Director
  • Respond and manage customer’s and supplier’s escalations
  • Make sure weekly reports are delivered to our customers or to management upon request
  • Maintain effective communications with the other departments in Delivery as well as Finance, Legal, HR etc
  • Evaluate team performances and conduct regular 121s
  • Attend the scheduled Team meetings with Procurement Services Director
  • Manage team holiday requests and ensure appropriate coverage during busy periods
  • Make sure all the processes are followed and introduce new ones when necessary
  • Amend existing processes when requested with the aim to improve process flow and comply to Bell governance and policies
  • Attend meetings with our quality management team and participate to audits
  • Stay current and up to date on market changes that may affect the supply and demand of products and materials and advise the team of any changes
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the IT industry in a similar role or within reselling procurement services.
  • Experience in managing suppliers’ interactions and customers’ relationships
  • Ideally some experience in reviewing contracts

Knowledge:

  • General knowledge of distributors, publishers and products in the IT industry
  • Confident in the entire procurement process from quote to invoice

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues, suppliers and customers
  • Language – Fluent in mandarin & english
  • Natural team leading skills and team problem solving attitude
  • Able to lead team work and interact with suppliers and customers based in different APAC countries
  • Analytical skills in evaluating supplier terms, comparing prices and benchmarking data
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and negotiate with suppliers in case of escalations

Behaviours:

Everyone at Bell Integration is encouraged to get involved in shaping the business and the way we work together.  Trust, respect, and loyalty are important values for us, as are open communication and the ability for everyone to feel connected to each other, to our partners, to our customers, and importantly to family and community.  We continue to all work together to hold on to our feeling of being a family and that being with Bell is a good place to be. We are looking for someone who can fit in our team and matches our values.

To apply please fill out the online form and attach a current CV

 

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