Order Fulfilment Manager

Softcat

Location: Buckinghamshire

Job Type: Full time

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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 Procurement Team

The Procurement department are responsible for processing all customer orders whilst achieving high standards of order accuracy. We are a highly motivated group of individuals who collectively work together to ensure that our reputation as a first-class Procurement team is upheld.

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

You'll be managing Team Leaders and will be responsible for nurturing their development as well as implementing strategy for the Procurement Department.

As an Order Fulfilment Manager, you'll be responsible for:

  • Empowering and supporting Team Leaders with the daily management of the team; including resource/capacity planning, dealing with escalations from customers, other departments and suppliers.
  • Actively work with the wider Business Operations management team to achieve the business strategy and goals.
  • Providing regular updates to the Procurement Manager using data to evidence the efficiency of the Order Fulfilment team and identifying any impactful trends in advance.
  • Focus on development of others including succession planning and creation of personal development plans for more senior team members.
  • Performing regular management activities such as one-on-ones with Team Leaders, personal development plans, Pay reviews and Skip Level one to ones with the wider team.

What we need from you

  • Ability to manage performance of others whilst delivering critical feedback through consistent, honest, and motivational conversations.
  • Recognising the need to adapt your management approach to work with different team personalities to best enhance their motivation and work output.
  • Ability to problem solve queries and issues brought to you by others in the team.
  • Able to project manage; process, people, and resources to achieve company goals for team direction and the ability to utilise skills of others to support.
  • Demonstrating the ability to manage yourself effectively; embodying behaviours that align to company values and taking career ownership to develop your management skills.

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:

  • Hybrid working – 3days in the office and 2 days working from home
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs

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.

Join us

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.

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