Working from our prestigious UK Sales and Marketing Head office, we require a Contracts and Sales Support Specialist to support our Major Accounts Sales team as part of our global sales support department. Based from our modern offices in Frimley, you will be an integral part of the department ensuring that the Contracts and Sales Support Specialist role will act as the main point of contact for our UK and European colleagues and customers providing contract implementation and co-ordination across our UK and EMEA dealer and customer network. In addition, providing sales administration, bids and tender co-ordination, order fulfilment and reporting support along with IT provision.
In return we can offer a very competitive salary of up to £38k, free parking, Mon to Fri 8.30am to 5pm working hours and a full benefits package plus on site gym and café. We operate on a worldwide scale and are a leading global recognised brand in the industry. We have been building relationships and partnering with customers, suppliers and dealers for over 80 years and currently employee of 5000 personnel across 13 countries and have 20 manufacturing operations across 12 countries.
Reporting to the Bids Operations Manager and working within a medium sized team in the UK but alongside your European counterparts, the key accountabilities of the role are:-
Contract Implementation and Contract Project Management
Reviewing draft contracts and legal documentation in conjunction with our dealer network and internal departments UK and Overseas
To ensure the fulfilment of contracts once the bid phase has been successful coordinating with the dealer networks UK and overseas.
Liaising with internal stakeholders including finance, legal, logistics and procurement.
Project management of the processes and documentation to ensure any restrictions or liabilities are resolved prior to fulfilment.
Ensuring dealer remuneration and contract specifications are adhered to throughout the process.
Planning and project managing the contract fulfilment process to ensure the timely delivery and success of the order process.
Sales Support/Bids and Tenders
The provision of administrative support to the Major Accounts bids and tendering process and as required, to the Commercial Manager.
Providing pricing and specification details for our range of products to meet the criteria of clients directly.
Building the quote and pricing structure to suit their requirements for both individual and bulk orders.
Bid management to support the tender process including the research and compilation of both standard content and bespoke materials and information including producing branded materials and literature.
Liaison with relevant departments and stakeholders in order to gather the information required for the completion of tenders and other Major Account activities.
Provide detailed support for the collation of all documents required for the completion of the major accounts bids and tender process.
Development & Process
The development of business relationships with manufacturing plants, dealer networks and Territory Managers, to support Major Accounts.
The development of all documentation and supporting materials for Major Accounts.
Website & IT System
The maintenance and improvement of company systems to support the needs of the Major Accounts team. This will involve working closely with IT and Marcomms.
To be successful as our Contracts and Sales Support Specialist, you will need to have experience of working for an international company within a role that incorporates taking responsibility for reviewing draft contracts and legal documents and understanding supplier framework agreements, managing the implementation of the contracts across a range of customers or dealer networks UK and overseas. In addition experience of bids, tenders, and the support of the order fulfilment process is important. Ideally you will have worked within a manufacturing, service provision or distribution company on a global scale and you should have advanced excel skills. Experience of salesforce or another CRM system and previous reporting experience. Any additional European language skills would be an advantage. You should be a confident communicator with excellent organizational and planning skills.
In return we can offer an excellent package with the opportunity to secure a career with a global organisation who continue to grow and develop. Further career progression and development along with a generous salary and full benefits package.
Please submit your CV asap for immediate consideration.
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + plus benefits
Contact: Louisa Leyland
Telephone: 01276 605000