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  • EDI Analyst

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive plus benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday To Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 11-Jun-2021
  • Job reference: 31218

Job Description

Here at Travis Perkins we have an exciting new opportunity for a E-trading Analyst to join our fantastic E-Trading team, based remotely with the occasional visit to customer sites and the Northampton Head office. 

The eTrading Team at Travis Perkins have responsibility for a number of functions. These include understanding and implementing the EDI requirements for setting up new Customers & Suppliers on the EDI solution. They provide value added services for our Customers, Suppliers and business stakeholders. A big part of the role is around the provision of support to the business, IT, branch colleagues  and liaising with various stakeholders including 3rd party service providers. 

The successful individual will be required to advise, drive adoption and support the customer and the supplier electronic engagement within the Travis Perkins Group businesses to maximise the effectiveness of B2B electronic trading including EDI, XML, cXML and other technologies. 

What you’ll do 

- Engage with potential customers and suppliers and demonstrate the eTrading offering and the benefits this can bring to their organisation. Clearly explain the technical elements of the delivery, the timescales for the onboarding and the level of support that will be received.
- Maintain, configure, and support EDI interfaces between both business applications and customers.
 Represent the etrading team in tendering discussions by understanding the value of the business to the Travis Perkins Group and guiding the discussions to ensure they adopt the standard eTrading service offering.
- Support in flight projects to ensure eTrading requirements are being captured. Act as the Electronic Data Interchange Subject Matter Expert.
- The eTrading Analyst will be empowered to question and challenge in a professional manner the deliverables expected by the customer and the business stakeholders. They will assist in providing the right solution for our customers and suppliers. 
- The eTrading Analyst needs to understand the standard solution offered by IT and clearly identify and communicate any risks or impacts of  any customisation required by the customer / supplier.

It would be great if you had..

- Experience with data interpretation and data analysis
- An understanding of EDI is essential.
- Superior customer service skills, preferably in a technical implementation capacity
- Excellent ability to analyse logically and resolve problems
- The ability to translate business requirements into technical functional requirements 
- Highly motivated, organised and methodical with an attention to detail 
- Knowledge or awareness of a broad range of  B2B technologies and trends 
- Strong stakeholder management will be required to ensure that deliverables can be made against SLAs.  Expectations will need to be understood and delivered against with a strong sense of ownership and accountability.

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, the Travis Perkins Group has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.

With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues in 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!

If you’re interested in this role, please do not hesitate to apply as we’d love to hear from you!

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