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  • Assistant Commercial Development Manager

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive & Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 03-Oct-2019
  • Job reference: 23298

Job Description

Are you looking to work for a dynamic, fast paced business where you are able to make a real difference? We have a great opportunity for you to build your career with the largest building materials distributor in the country by joining us as an Assistant Commercial Development Manager in our Commercial Development team based in Northampton

What you’ll do
You will play an important part in supporting the business’s commercial performance through a better buying and profit improvement programme. As an integral part of the team, you will gain great insight into the commercial activities across Travis Perkins, giving you the opportunity to really broaden your experience and build your career. 
Working closely with the Commercial Development Manager, you will research market and industry data, to highlight industry trends and market dynamics, influencing category strategy. You’ll be responsible for the development and management of an on-line tender programme in conjunction with the commercial teams. You’ll also identify opportunities through insightful analysis of category and supplier performance to support the teams in key negotiations. 

Is this you?
Inquisitive and passionate, you have proven experience of data management in a commercial setting. Using your excellent analytical and problem solving skills, you’ll be confident in simplifying complex data sets and presenting clear recommendations. With an eye for detail and sound commercial understanding you will always be seeking insight from data that will drive decisions and value to our financial performance. You’ll need to be confident at communicating and influencing a range of stakeholders across the business. You enjoy working in a team but are also confident in driving your own initiatives and managing workload pressures. We will need you to be confident in using a wide range of office software applications including advanced Excel. 

What’s in it for you?
You’ll be supported by some of the best training & development in the industry. Our impressive internal succession programme means, whatever it is you do with us,  it will be easy for you to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group.

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
  • Competitive performance related bonus
  • Save-as-you-earn scheme
  • Buy-as-you-earn scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes and 30% off at Tile Giant, plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us
As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.
With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!
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