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  • Pricing Assistant/Commercial Assistant

  • Business: CCF
  • Sector: Apprenticeships
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 8.30am - 5pm
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 04-Dec-2020
  • Job reference: 29115

Job Description

Are you a detail focused administrator looking for an opportunity to broaden your experience?

Joining CCF as a Pricing Assistant gives you a fantastic opportunity to showcase your high level of accuracy and attention to detail - skills that are vital for a successful career in this business area. Don’t worry though, we don’t expect you to be an expert in everything we do. You’ll join our industry leading apprenticeship programme, enabling you to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to be the best you can be and set you up for future success.

Our 12 month, Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship will cover off modules including;
  • Managing stakeholders
  • Continuous improvement and problem solving
  • Project Management
  • Understanding finance and data
Our Apprenticeships are focused on your development and factor study time into your working week, so you can achieve your qualification without affecting your work-life balance. We provide you with a fantastic support network through; 1:1 coaching, mentoring and technical and skills training to enable you to progress your career with us. Along the way, our experienced team will provide you with plenty of support to ensure you get the best out of your Apprenticeship. And it doesn’t have to end here, as we have a suite of Apprenticeship programmes that can support you to continue to develop your career with us, all the way up to the Boardroom. 

What does a typical day look like?
Within this role, you will be supporting the CCF Commercial Department and in particular provide administration support to the Pricing Manager. You can expect to get exposure to the wider team, enabling you to explore career opportunities within this area. Your day to day duties will include: 
  • Manage supplier and branch queries to an effective resolution
  • Maintain and establish relationships with key contacts and suppliers
  • Respond to branch/Head Office and supplier enquiries
  • Prepare and send out reports and information to the suppliers and branches in line with department procedures
  • To contribute to continuous improvement of procedures to improve efficiency of the function and the department through the development of relationships with own team members and other departments.
  • Undertake project work as necessary
What are we looking for? 
To be successful in this role, you will need to bring with you previous experience within an Administrative role. You will need to enjoy working with numbers and analysing data. You'll have solid experience of using Microsoft Excel and have a strong attention to detail.

What can we offer you?
Part of the Travis Perkins Group, CCF are a nationwide distributor of insulation and interior building products to the UK construction industry. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20 leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. 

Customer Service, it means many things to many people. But being Completely Customer Focused is what we stand for. If, like us, you put customers at the 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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