Trading Implementation Manager

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Feb 2021
Closes
15 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

At Jewson we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a great welcome to our customers, being proactive when helping them, being trusted, and recognised for our 'customer first' approach. Jewson is the biggest employer in the UK Saint-Gobain business, with over 500 branches.

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Jewson are looking to appoint a Trading Implementation Manager to support their East of England region. The Trading Implementation Manager will support profitable sales growth through the successful implementation of Category, Commercial and Marketing Activities within the Regions to contribute to the delivery of local BU and Regional targets.

The role will involve an element of travel around the East of England region, although a large element of the role will also be home-based.

What will I be doing in this role?

The Trading Implementation Manager will work closely with the Regional Commercial Director, Stock Optimisation Manager, Regional Operations, Category and central functions to deliver Local and National initiatives where you will see tangible results quickly as a results of your efforts.

The Trading Implementation Manager will help deliver a range of initiatives including the successful implementation of the core stock range; merchandising & briefing of promotions and reviewing local ranges within the national framework.

This role will give the successful candidate great exposure to many areas of the business including Category, Marketing, Finance by leading many cross functional projects.

Areas of responsibility will include:

The successful delivery of category initiatives within the region such as new product introduction; obsolete product removal; buy-ins; price activity
Completing range reviews and updates to include core ranges; extended ranges; specialisms etc
Managing all merchandising in-branch to include preparation and communication of briefing notes; follow up and support for branches; audit/ management of compliance
Supporting and coordinating promotional activity (eg. Marketing Calendar; Pallet deals)

What skills are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; this means that we are looking for people who put the customer first; are proactive, welcoming and trusted. There are some key criteria that we are looking for in this role as listed below:

Degree educated or graduate calibre
Project management experience
Strong networking skills comfortable with giving feedback to multiple stakeholders.
Knowledge of Category and Branch Operational Functions.
Good communication skills; verbal, presentations, written.
Naturally inquisitive personality with the ability to spot growth opportunities and challenge normal ways of working
Someone who will live and breathe our values and will link all decision making around our purpose.
Full driving license required, as daily travel is required, with overnight stays

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

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