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  • Hire Administrator

  • Business: BSS
  • Sector: Head Office Support & Admin
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £competitive plus benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 09-Apr-2021
  • Job reference: 29664

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Job Description

Are you someone who is highly organised, has a strong focus on customer service ? Do you thrive on taking your own initiative and coming up with new ideas to help make the team more effective? If so, then we have the job for you!

What you’ll do


As the Hire Administrator within Direct Hire at BSS you will provide support to branch trading and national accounts for all of their Hire needs. Don’t worry if you don’t have any existing experience of Tool Hire, we will put you through our internal Hire It Programme that will provide you with all of the skills and knowledge you need to excel within this role. 


Drawing upon your existing sales experience, you will take responsibility for the creation of tenders, allocating the right pricing levels, which will support the team to win national account contracts. You will also produce Hire quotes and orders across our national and regional customer base. 


To update the business on the success of the Direct Hire team, there will be some responsibility for creating and running reports to share with the leadership team. 


Is this you?


To be successful within this role, you will bring with you proven experience within a sales focused position. You’ll be highly organised and have great attention to detail, using your existing skill set to easily manage competing priorities. 


We’re looking for individuals with a natural affinity for relationship building, whether that’s with customers, colleagues or leadership teams. We’d also love for someone who can make their mark on the team and strive for continuous improvement in the way that we do things.  


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. To help build your knowledge of Hire at BSS, you’ll be put through a Level 2 Hire Controller Apprenticeship which is delivered by our award winning internal apprenticeship team and will allow you to gain a nationally recognised qualification in this area. 


We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:

- Competitive 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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