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Trainee Purchasing Product Manager (PC and IT Tech)

£19,000 to £20,000 per annum
Full Time  - 37.5 hours per week - 9 am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

  • Passionate about your tech and looking for a role where you can buy tech for a living?
  • Want clear career path?
  • Fancy working for one of the top 100 Best Companies to work for in the South East?

We’ve got your perfect role!

A development opportunity has arisen for a someone who has a genuine enthusiasm for and interest in IT technology.   Joining our highly dedicated and knowledgeable product management team, you will learn how to have the commercial magic touch to source great products, at the best price which have a good supply.  This ensures we can always deliver on (or exceed!!) the expectations of our customers.

A bit about the role:

There will be on the job training the job from some of the best in the industry, undertaking duties such as:

  • Placing orders with suppliers, processing purchase orders in line with internal procedures. Monitor orders advising promptly of any issues.
  • Ensuring optimum web presence for your product area, making improvements to ensure we remain competitive and web sales are driven forward.
  • Accurately populate product specifications for your product area online, this will include creating HTML specifications and uploading images.
  • Actively research our competitors and their relative pricing strategies, making sure we have the right products advertised at the right price.
  • Proactively liaise with colleagues at all levels across the company to ensure excellent communication, information sharing and good working relationships.
  • Process day-to-day administrative tasks, including prompt response to enquiries through all mediums.

What we need from you:

  •  Passion for gaming and all things IT and tech related, with experience and knowledge of building PC’s.
  • Enthusiasm and desire to want to develop your career in purchasing/product management and be committed to work your way up.
  • High motivation and proactiveness, keeping yourself up to date with current and emerging IT products, components and operating systems, as well as their workings.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the confidence to develop great working relationships with suppliers and internal departments

This is an excellent trainee role to kick start your career in purchasing, procurement, supply chain and product management.  We can offer clear progression for someone who is hungry to make a difference.

What working here means for you:

There are lots of benefits when working for us!  Not only do you get to work with really cool people, but you get a real chance to be yourself.  We have a relaxed dress code and listen to music while we work.  We are passionate about your wellbeing and do fun stuff like gin tasting and team quiz nights, as well as events to raise money for charity.

Outside of the pandemic, we are open to you working a mix of from the office and home.  When you do need to come into the business, we have good transport links to our building in Portchester, with free staff parking and a lockable bike shed for if you ride in. 


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (with the chance to buy additional days)
  • Health plan scheme
  • Cycle to work
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff discounts
  • Social and wellbeing events
  • A great breakout room
  • Kitchen and shower facilities

….and more - it’s a great place to work!

About us:

Gaming and retail are just a small part of what we do. Novatech also work heavily with some of the largest and most respected names in a range of industries.  Whether it’s transforming maritime companies with life-saving training simulators or implementing practical Deep Learning systems into the businesses of tomorrow, there’s no end to the amount of fascinating and cutting-edge projects that we are involved in (some of which we can’t tell you about, yet).  Pretty cool, right?

Not only that but looking after our people is one of the most important things.  We didn’t furlough anyone during lockdown and have continued to recruit and grow our successful business.  Our people make our business and we love welcoming more people into our committed and passionate team.

Get involved and help develop the technology of the future …and yourself!