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  • Commercial Development Manager

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive + benefits and annual bonus
  • Hours of work: Monday - Friday 08:30 - 17:00pm
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 26-Nov-2019
  • Job reference: 24296

Job Description

Are you someone with a strong commercial background and a proven history in stakeholder relationships, influencing, and negotiation? We currently have an opportunity for a Commercial Development Manager to join our Commercial Development team based at our office in Northampton.

What you’ll do
As the Commercial Development Manager , you will play an important part in shaping and supporting the Travis Perkins performance. You will be responsible for managing the buying and profit programmes whilst leading the design and delivery of our strategic sourcing. You will also ensure that we develop processes and ways of working so we drive commercial best practice. 

Is this you?
Ideally, you have a background within a buying, category management or a commercial finance role and it is important that you understand global sourcing and know how to analyse company and industry information. Strong communication is key within this role as you will have a number of senior stakeholders to influence, you will also need to be able to recommend strategic decisions.  Confident in turning complex data into simple terms so it provides relevant insight that is usable. Other attributes that you will have are, being highly organised, motivated, resilient  and happy working within a fast paced environment. 

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.

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