Sales and Buying Assistant

CF Systems
IT & Information Services, Sales, Business Development & Purchasing
Salary Details
£19,000 to £22,000
Hours of work
8.30 to 5.30pm Monday to Friday
Job Type
Closing Date
Could you be our next Sales and Buying Assistant ?

Job Description

 We’re looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual able to work as part of a dynamic commercial team and also able to work unsupervised.  You enjoy a challenge, love customers, thrive on achievement and have an eye for detail.

This is a full time, permanent position focusing on the successful operation of the sales and purchasing departments at CF Systems.  Good written and telephone communication skills are essential as is thorough attention to detail.  Duties include:

  • Liaison with technical departments
  • Specification and procurement of hardware and software in coordination with technical department and suppliers
  • Management and progression of sales enquiries in close cooperation with Sales Manager
  • Preparation of sales quotations and liaison with clients around these
  • Timely preparation of customer invoices
  • Helping ensure specifications are correct and that deadlines are met
  • Efficient telephone answering and forwarding
  • Updating and administration of internal systems
  • Weekly performance sales reporting


Essential Skills

  • Must be literate and numerate
  • Fast learner
  • Good telephone manner
  • Highly developed attention to detail and administrative skills
  • Experience of using Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work well as part of a team as well as work on own initiative when required.
  • Proactivity and self motivation
  • Able to remain calm under pressure.

Desirable Skills

  • IT industry experience, whilst ideal is not essential as full training will be given
  • Sense of Humour

Company Description

We constantly strive to increase the satisfaction of our customers by improving our services, maintaining good relationships and supporting their growth through understanding their business models.

CF Systems clients range from large multinationals to the smallest of start ups and now include the likes of Seasalt, Castle Air, Conway Bailey, RR Transport and Imerys amongst others. We pride ourselves on our ability to talk IT in business language and to use these skills to help our clients use technology to drive real business benefit.

In the IT industry, technology changes at a rapid pace, so at CF Systems we ensure our knowledge and expertise is up to date at all times. We are Microsoft Certified Partners and work with carefully selected suppliers to ensure that our solutions are always the best possible fits for our clients requirements, whether these be business or regulatory driven. CF Systems partners include the likes of Microsoft, Dell, Watchguard, 3CX, Kaspersky and many other leading suppliers.

Other Application Details

Holiday: Standard 28 days per year (based on working 5 days per work). Bank & Public holidays are classed as a normal working day, the only day we close is Christmas Day.

CVs and covering letter to be sent for the attention of Mrs Christina Bray (Director).

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