Product Manager, Branded Suppliers (Maternity Cover)

£Competitive plus excellent benefits
10 Aug 2017
17 Sep 2017
Product Manager (Maternity cover) £Competitive salary plus excellent company benefits Location: Leicester Do you enjoy managing, measuring and developing supplier relationships? Do you pride yourself on your negotiation skills? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your Product Manager experience? If so then we need you BSS, a part of the Travis Perkins Group have an opportunity to appoint a maternity cover Product Manager role, within the BSS Industrial Commercial Department, reporting to the Product Group Manager. The main purpose of the role is to manage resources and suppliers under your control, building effective and productive relationships to achieve product and supplier objectives, to ensure the long term growth of sales and gross profit of BSS Industrial. The main responsibilities require product and price file maintenance, invoice price checking, aged debt resolution, price guide information, new product launches and product life time management. Also, to maintain BSS’ reputation as the industry’s leading quality supplier by continuous improvement in the department’s service. In addition, the role involves managing, measuring and developing Strategic and Key Supplier relationships / performance against KPIs and targets. The PM will support other internal departments, branches and group companies to ensure overall business objectives are met. Key competencies required are commercial awareness (financial and business), excellent relationship manager, creativity through margin management, supplier negotiation and working to achieve agreed deadlines . With your financial and commercial awareness, understanding of BSS IT systems and presentation skills, to influence and build relationships remotely. Along with the above we require: 5 GCSE’s grade C and above Time and project management A keenness to broaden your knowledge within the commercial H&V industry About Us: Were not just the UK's most trusted name in building materials and home improvements. Travis Perkins Plc a c30,000-strong team, with over 2,000 locations and 21 market-leading businesses (including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies). And we've long been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers that still believes in strong family values - and cornerstones putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of our growing business. BSS Industrial is a specialist distributor of pipeline, heating, and mechanical services equipment. Established over 110 years ago, BSS now serves customers across all industrial sectors throughout the UK and Ireland, operating from 60 locations, central warehousing and distribution centres. This job was originally posted as