Commercial Executive

4 days left

DBD Distribution Ltd
Hemel Hempstead
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

An exciting opportunity to join DBD’s Commercial team in a new role as a Commercial Executive. DBD is a family business that has grown into the UK’s leading Appliance Installation Distributor. We remain an intimate business, proud of our people, service, relationships and success. It’s a challenge, but we do so by remaining true to our values.

Your role as a Commercial Executive is to ensure that DBD enter contracts knowing their contractual and commercial obligations & risks associated. This includes reviewing contracts & other documents along with recommending amendments. Includes responsibility for the processing and negotiating of claims & contra-charges and responding accordingly.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain expertise in Construction Contractual Law to advise and support colleagues in achieving balanced negotiation of major Contracts & Trading Agreements associated with the supply and installation of kitchen appliances and furniture.
• Review Customer contractual terms and then make recommendations where required to reduce the Company's obligations to an acceptable level for the Company.
• Prepare and implement appropriate documents on behalf of the Company which confirms the service and resulting terms of trade offered and agreed on.
• Create & gives internal training sessions relevant to the audience to improve their understanding of Construction Contractual Law, the Company’s position on terms & how to effectively negotiate on them.
• Processing of Customer Claims & Contra-Charges to a successful conclusion, which includes gathering relevant information from different departments across DBD.

Skills & Attributes:

• A keen eye for detail, able to meticulously review documentation to assess implications.
• An excellent communicator in both written & oral form - able to simplify complexity and draw out the key decisions and actions.
• Demonstrate good negotiation skills both internally within DBD and externally with clients.
• Strong commercial numeracy skills to review & interrogate financial data.
• Gets a buzz from managing multiple work streams to meet tight deadlines.
• Highly organised with excellent time management skills.
• IT literate, experienced in using Microsoft Office - an advanced MS Excel user.
• Confident presenter so as to give interactive training sessions which benefit the audience.

You consistently demonstrate our company values:

• Helpful - Pro-actively does everything possible to deliver exception service for our customers. Loves problem solving to identify resolutions in order to help others.
• Ethical - Reflects a straightforward and honest approach in all your interactions. Does not cover up mistakes/errors, but openly works with team to reduce and overcome them.
• Customer focused -Every customer feels like they are given "special" treatment and is kept informed. Willing to do everything possible to deliver excellent service to them.
• Innovative - constantly seeking ways to improve. Reviews current processes & systems & looks to implement improvements to the benefit of yourself, colleagues & our customer.

Job Title: Commercial Executive
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 Pro Rata
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Hours: Part-time / 27.5 hours
5 days a week 9am - 3.30pm (negotiable)
Contract Type: Permanent

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