Furniture Procurement Specialist

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Our clients are experts in workspace transformation for commercial offices and retail occupiers, with clients ranging from SMEs to international luxury brands. By constantly striving to innovate and exceed expectations they create inspiring, fun and exciting environments which help people to thrive at work and to perform better.

Due to expansion they are now looking for a dynamic and experienced Furniture Procurement Specialist to focus and manage this area of the business.

This role is paying £35k – £40k plus benefits and is office based in Henley on Thames.

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source and purchase furniture for commercial interiors projects while liaising between project teams, clients, and vendors to ensure timely delivery and installation
  • Attend meetings with design/project teams as required
  • Develop furniture specifications with design team for each project
  • Produce pricing schedules for all projects
  • Undertake showroom visits with clients/designers
  • Transact all furniture orders and acknowledgments
  • Arrange logistics & coordinate all furniture deliveries/installations
  • Attend larger installation projects to oversee completion
  • Accountable for overseeing all aspects of quality control, resolving any issues that arise, and ensuring complete client satisfaction with our products and services to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Update purchasing system (Easycom) to integrate additional supplier catalogues
  • Continually develop and expand robust & reliable supply chain relationships

Skills/Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Highly competent with Microsoft Office
  • Sage an advantage & good financial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Flexible team player that is willing, adaptable and works with speed and efficiency
  • Outstanding customer care
  • A proactive approach and able to work under pressure
  • Excellent ability to prioritise and pre-empt requirements
  • Strong communications skills both written and verbal
  • Deadline-driven
  • Exceptionally organised
  • A team player
  • Calm and unflappable

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training, and skills. If we do not have anything suitable, we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

As an equal opportunity employer, Bucks and Berks Recruitment is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Consultant Details

Lucy Cameron

Principal Consultant