Commercial Manager

Recruiter
Dixons Carphone
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
04 Dec 2017
Closes
07 Jan 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We’re looking for an ambitious individual for the role of Commercial Manager to play a key role in the team overseeing one of our major mobile network partners.

Our network partner relationships are central to our business – they provide the network connections and commercials that together account for a large part of our business. Therefore this is an exciting, high-profile opportunity!

This role is broad-ranging and fast-moving – supporting development of the long term partner strategy and commercial deal negotiations right through to day-to-day trading performance.

As our Commercial Manager you can work closely with a number of our mobile operators to deliver market-leading service propositions, commercial terms and initiatives to support the growth of our mobile category and maximise profitability

You will:

  • Support the definition of the commercial strategy for your network partner and build the commercial and operational plan to deliver it
  • Be part of the relationship with the Networks in particular, the point of contact for a range of commercial, trading and operational issues and opportunities across all categories (postpay, pre-pay, mobile broadband, SIMO etc.)
  • Provide analytical support within the team to ensure delivery of priorities internally with the business and externally to the network
  • Key input to and ownership of annual joint business plan with your network partners that moves the relationship beyond a contract
  • Engage the wider organisation with the priorities of the network(s)

You will need:

  • Previous experience in a Commercial Manager role – responsible for achieving key financial outcomes
  • A fast moving consumer-facing business background, with a history of making things happen beyond the standard plans This could be in a variety of industries – retail, telecoms, technology, consumer goods, consumer services, financial services
  • A familiarity with the consumer telecoms market will be an advantage, but not a pre-requisite for the right candidate
  • High levels of energy and drive, a real passion and commitment to grow the performance of the business every day
  • Sharp commercial acumen – ability to spot opportunities, and follow them through from negotiation to delivery
  • Ability to grasp detail quickly to identify what’s important, but also to put it into the big picture strategy – to understand what actions are going to make

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.