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Bilingual Office Manager – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an immediate opening for an Office Manager with a growing telecom equipment company. This individual will work closely with the CEO to communicate customer and business needs as well as perform mid-level accounting duties.

Job duties:
Coordinate with Sales team and warehouse staff to ensure client needs are met
Work closely with customers to provide services and track invoices
Perform general administration duties, typing, filing, answering phones, etc…
Process all accounting functions including; A/R, A/P, General Ledger,  and financial reporting
Manage executive’s schedule and travel arrangements
Monday-Friday, 8a-5p (some flexibility required)
Salary is dependent on experience

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field
Expert with Outlook to track upcoming company appointments and events
Expert with Ms Office suite
Expert with Quickbooks for all accounting functions
Able to work in an independent, self-directed manner
Speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese and English

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Inside Sales Associate – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for Direct Hire candidates for the Raleigh, NC location of an international telecom equipment company.

As part of this inside sales role, the selected candidate will be actively prospecting and developing new accounts, generating sales quotes, and handling customer inquiries via phone and email. In addition, they will make warm sales calls while becoming technically knowledgeable about telecom network equipment products and manufacturers. They will be highly engaged in business development.

  • Manage telephone and email sales inquiries about telecom equipment solutions offered, assisting customers with part number inquiries, 90% of customer interaction will be over the phone and email
  • Perform prospect calls covering a wide geographic range and diverse customer demographics
  • Follow-up on all leads forwarded from the sales channel partners
  • Plan follow-up calls and maintain all reporting and administrative functions in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Provide prompt and professional responses to product and pricing requests.
  • Represent the company in 3-5 industry trade shows per year
  • Research product availability and prepare sales estimates for products stocked in our warehouse and for products available at our partner vendors
  • Utilizing strong communication skills, educate customers about the company’s return and warranty policies.
  • The successful candidate will possess commercial and creative acumen to develop marketing and emailing/newsletters campaigns

The compensation package for this position will include a base salary and bonus program dependent on the candidate experience level.

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Procurement Manager (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for Direct Hire candidates for the Raleigh, NC location of an international telecom equipment company.

The procurement manager will be tasked with the following:

  • Build relationships with suppliers and vendors
  • Identify suppliers on quote by quote basis – negotiate prices and review contracts
  • Devise promotional plans and suggested pricing structures
  • Evaluate vendor performance and contract viability and effectiveness
  • Plan and place orders; monitor shipments for on-time delivery
  • Effectively manage, control, and liquidate inventory; as necessary
  • Analyze current market trends and monitor market environment; gather market intelligence
  • Continue to develop product, OEM and vendor knowledge
  • Provide product-related support to the various departments internally
  • Maintain a high degree of communication, cooperation and coordination in accordance with departmental goals

Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience
  • Ideally 5+ years experience in procurement of secondary telecom or data equipment
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and possess excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player
  • Great attention to detail and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

The compensation package for this position will include a base salary and bonus program dependent on the candidate experience level.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.