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Quote Specialist

Location: UK - London, UK - Edinburgh, UK - Manchester, UK - Reading | Job-ID: 187923 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Others


Team overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a role working within our Vendor Configuration Services (VCS) team, part of Group Technology Sourcing (GTS) department. The VCS team is responsible for issuing complex networking, software and datacentre quotations to our CC customers.  The quote specialist plays an important role in the sales cycle, working alongside their immediate team and the wider business, providing accurate and competitive pricing for customer opportunities.  These opportunities can range from small projects to replace some local kit, right up to high value requirements to refit entire datacentres.  It is a busy, fast paced working environment in a very supportive and experienced team.


What you’ll be doing


  • Working proactively with Sales and technical specialists on in-coming quote requests
  • Providing accurately priced quotes in an efficient manner
  • Communicating clear explanations to support commercial decisions
  • Working with vendors to ensure that all quotations are competitive & maximise margin potential
  • Proactively managing a pipeline of software renewal quotations
  • Establishing strong relationships across our Tier 1 vendors and distribution partners
  • Working closely with team mates to provide an excellent customer experience
  • Absorbing knowledge and becoming an expert in our complex vendors’ processes & products



What you’ll bring



  • Experience of working in a commercial/quoting function
  • A willingness to learn and become an expert in quoting Cisco software agreements & renewals
  • Ability to work with accuracy when under pressure 
  • Strong mathematical / analytical skills / Excel skills
  • Ability to work within a team and to self-motivate 
  • A pro-active communicator with a positive approach 
  • A focus on self-development


Desirable (not essential) 


  • Knowledge of Cisco and their products
  • Experience in using Salesforce CPQ 
  • Experience in building and maintaining relationships with vendors and partners



Why should you join the Vendor Configuration Services Team at Computacenter 

You will be part of a passionate customer centric team; the role will offer you the chance to drive you career in several directions. 
You will have a level of autonomy to develop this position, working closely with several different stakeholders internally. 
We are a company where people matter. We are diverse, flexible, and open. We are family friendly, supportive and offer flexible and home working. We have a can-do attitude, and we aim to support and grow our Computacenter family in whichever direction they choose to go, be that up or to a completely new part of the business.


Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.
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