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  • Investor Relations Manager

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive salary as per market rate (plus benefits)
  • Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 23-Dec-2019
  • Job reference: 24531

Job Description

Posting date: 23 December 2019
Closing date: 20 January 2020
Salary: Competitive salary as per market rate (plus benefits)
Hours: Full time
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 24531

Travis Perkins
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!

The Role
The role of Investor Relations Manager assists in the preparation, coordination and communication of all dealings with the financial community - and is the primary point of contact for current shareholders, potential shareholders and third parties involved in the financial markets.

Job Summary
  • Day-to-day responsibility for the management of external communication with the financial community - this is both highly complex and must be right at all times
  • Significant time pressure environments such as the reporting of financial performance with in a rigid timetable. Inbound queries from shareholders / analysts are expected to be responded to on the day in which they are received, regardless of travel and other commitments
  • Expected to understand all aspects of our Group’s businesses. This includes: economic drivers, market structure, current operational model, historical / current / future financial performance
  • Maintain strong relationships across the organisation, particularly with the broad finance, communications and operations team within each Business Unit
  • There is a significant demand for time in London (typically 1-4 days per week), with additional trips across Europe and North America within the annual programme
  • Assist in the creation of all external communication of financial performance and strategy
  • Create the annual investor targeting and interaction plan
  • Manage the investment relations function’s reporting to the GLT (monthly Board reporting)
  • Communication and disclosure of new or price sensitive information must be deferred to the Director of Capital Markets (and then ultimately the Disclosure Sub-Committee of the Board)

Background and qualifications
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

Essential:
  • Specific financial or business qualification: ACA / ACCA / CIMA / MBA / CFA / Treasury
  • 5+ years experience in a professional services environment
  • Strategic thinker
  • Flexible and responsive to conflicting demands and changing priorities
  • Excellent financial analytical skills with keen attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of business drivers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Highly articulate, personable and engaging

Preferred:
  • Accounting qualification
  • 5+ years experience in investment relations and the capital markets
  • Experience in treasury, audit, and banking

Additional Information
There are high expectations of the quality of communications of Investor Relations Manager.
There are significant demands on hours worked and travel.
Typically more than 10 international trips, and 1-4 days per week will be spent in London.
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