Commercial Manager

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
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Categories: Commercial

Job Title: Commercial Manager

Location: Perth/Cardiff/Reading/Glasgow

Salary: £42,500 – £63,500 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

The Role

You will support the Commercial Director in commercial management and development activities to enable us to drive forward our vision of growth whilst continuing to deliver our commitments to customers and the Group. You will be responsible for leading and maintaining commercially optimised pricing and associated governance of each key product / proposition line, striking the right balance between risk and reward in order to maximise value. You’ll ensure the effective contract management of existing customer and partner commercial relationships, to ensure we deliver on our commitments and that our customers and partners do the same.

Leading a team of commercial analysts you will support in defining, developing and managing appropriate strategies to ensure we monitor cost exposures in relation to both commodity and non-commodity direct costs, and identify actions and opportunities to manage those exposures when commercially advantageous to do so.

Your Skills & Experience

You will require will require a strong, analytical mind-set combined with the ability to develop and maintain strong business relationships within Business Energy and the wider Group. Ideally you will be degree educated but its not essential.

You should demonstrate core skills in commercial analysis, development and management with either an existing detailed understanding of the drivers and dynamics of commodity and non-commodity costs in the sector or an ability to acquire that detailed understanding on an accelerated basis. Personable with highly developed communication, influencing and negotiation skills, you will be highly organised with a background in project management and governance controls.

Our Company

Our Business Energy business supplies businesses with electricity and gas, offering a wide range of energy contract solutions including fixed and flexible contracts, serving a broad and diverse range of clients from micro businesses to large national corporates. 

 

 

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

 

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 30th of April 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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