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  • National Business Development Executive

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Sales & Operations
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Company Car
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 03-Feb-2020
  • Job reference: 24992

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Job Description

Do you pride yourself on your ability to forge strong stakeholder relationships, both in person and over the phone? Are you a proven Business Development professional with effective sales and negotiation skills within the Facilities Management Industry? Do you have the ability to understand key customer drivers and construct the appropriate propositions? If, like us, customer satisfaction is your top priority then we have the role for you!

At Travis Perkins, we have a vacancy for a National Sales Business Development Executive to join our National Sales Team, with a key focus on national customers within the Facilities Management sector. 

Operating in a home/field based capacity, you will expand our Facilities portfolio of customers, by shaping strategic activities to establish and maintain Travis Perkins as the Key Supplier to our customer base whilst being proactive in developing optimised profitable sales and gross profit.

Working closely with and reporting into your National Sales Sector Manager, you will develop national sales opportunities within the Facilities Management sector, ranging from: public sector organisations, Manufacturing and Leisure and Retail.

Alongside the above you will also be responsible for:

  • Establishing and maintaining regular contact with the key decision makers within assigned customer lead accounts.
  • Achieve challenging but realistic sales and margin targets for allocated customer ledger accounts.
  • Liaise with our internal Credit Management team, to ensure prompt invoice query resolution.
  • Liaise with the National Sales Office, Regional Sales Offices, Regional Directors and key branch locations, to develop optimum sales both Direct and Ex-Yard across the full range of product groups. 
  • Working with key suppliers, ensuring that all business development opportunities are maximised and that full and proper use of manufacturers facilities/staff are made.

But what can we offer you?

Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers: offering you the opportunity to fulfil your potential in a forward thinking company that still believes in upholding family values - and putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of our growing business ensuring we are making decent returns. 
Despite our size, we’ve got the values of a family run business and the mindset and ambition of a forward thinking company. So there has never been a better time to join us. And if, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of perks on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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