New Business Operations Coordinator

10 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
New Business Operations Coordinator -
Commercial Planning & Operations Function - Sales Operations
GBPCompetitive - Excellent career development, discounted products and services and much more!
Your local pub, your favourite restaurant, your children's schools all have one thing in common - Brakes. There are a lot of hungry mouths to feed out there and every day we deliver 1.5 million products from our fleet of 2000 trucks to thousands of restaurants, pubs, hotels, schools, hospitals and care homes in every corner of the UK. Our customers count on us for exceptional food and service, and as our response to Covid-19 proved, our 6,000-strong workforce is dedicated and proud to play their part in feeding the nation
We are currently seeking to recruit a Business Operations Co-ordinator to join our highly dedicated Business Operations team in Ashford. You will effectively bridge the gap between the Sales team, Customers, Finance and several other areas within a large-scale and diverse company. Looking after a portfolio of large & small customers, the main areas of support are pricing maintenance, reporting and managing customer facing buying lists plus assisting in delivering Adhoc information to support a wide range of projects and improvement initiatives across the department and for the Sales team and/or Customer.
The role:
Our Sales Operations colleagues are a central hub of knowledge, and as a Business Operations Coordinator, you'll be on hand to support your area of the business in every way possible. As a highly professional self-starter, you will already be accustomed to working within a fast-paced environment where the delivery of excellence in service is paramount. Business Operations is an incredibly diverse and hugely rewarding environment that connects with every area of our business.

Pro-active and strongly self-motivated, you will be highly IT literate, customer-focused, commercially astute and confident in your approach with both internal and external partners alike !

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

Co-ordinate on-boarding of new customers
Attend customer and New Business meetings/calls (Internal and External)
Be a primary point of contact on New Business queries
Regularly engage with New Business Matrix Team and Account Managers to discuss actions in support of both business and customer activities
Nominated line set up
Update New Business Matrix, Account Managers and Line Manager with relevant business information to ensure all systems are updated
Order and organise sales and promotional samples
Work pro-actively to improve the customer experience

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Experience of working within a sales supporting role
Accustomed to working to tight deadlines
The ability to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure
Team-spirited, with the flexibility to work cross-functionally
Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and organisational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Highly proficient use of MS Office (Excel and PowerPoint)
Use of SAP
Strong commercial awareness

You'll live and breathe Customer First, with an innovative and agile approach to identify new ideas and methods. You'll enjoy working collaboratively with a dedicated focus on driving results. You will be resilient - accepting and learning from mistakes and building future solutions. Naturally, you will embrace an inclusive working environment and be committed to acting with integrity and honesty in everything you do.
What you'll get:

A competitive salary
Huge discount on all sorts of lovely food and award-winning products
Generous holiday allowance, with option to purchase more
Recognition awards and Incentives
Real career opportunities - being part of Sysco, the world's leading foodservice business, opens up a world of possibility
And much more....

There's a lot on offer, so what are you waiting for?

Bring your whole self to work. #BelongAtBrakes
At Brakes we're passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity. We don't want you to 'fit' our culture, we want you to help define it.
All job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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