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Regional Partnering Manager

Job Reference
GM012283
Contract
Permanent Full Time
Posted
12/07/2021
Business
Buildbase Partnering
Branch
National
Closing Date
04/08/2021

Regional Partnering Manager - Ideally based around Essex & Home Counties

Part of Grafton Group PLC, Buildbase is the third largest supplier of building materials in the UK, operating through a national network of over 180 branches employing c2,500 colleagues.  As an over-arching business, Buildbase comprises a number of individual brands which include Buildbase (core building materials), Hirebase, Electricbase, Showroom and Supply Chain Solutions.

The Buildbase Supply Chain Solutions team (Public Sector) have transformed how public sector contracts are supported. We pride ourselves on delivering both exceptional customer service and innovative solutions to deliver against our customer requirements including pop-up stores and industrial vending machines to provide what they need, when they need it. Using our extensive knowledge and experience we service over 200 customers with everything they need to succeed.

As a market leading company who provide market leading customer service though our dedicated c120 colleagues, we think big and deliver bigger.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Partnering Manager to manage our new and existing clients nationally, to deliver an outstanding customer experience to support us in our continued growth.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver effective relationship and operational management for a portfolio of Public Sector Accounts and Key Contractors within the Public Sector
  • Identify and increase business opportunities through regular and consistent communication with clients and subcontractors
  • Implement and continually monitor a Customer Retention Plan to take proactive steps to retain our existing customers at the end of our contract
  • Provide key updates, coaching and support to operational colleagues to empower them to provide an exceptional service to your customers
  • Monitor financial, KPI, quality and audit performance targets, taking proactive steps to maximise performance and compliance
  • Support the successful mobilisation of new customer contracts awarded 

Essential Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience of effective account management within the Public Sector; preferably Housing Associations, Local Authority, or contractors, however not necessarily from the Building Materials Sector
  • A customer service led approach, with a focus on delivering competitor differentiation through the customer experience, seeking opportunities to expand on customer business opportunities, demonstrating strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • A record of creating high-performing teams, driving exceptional performance through a ‘winning’ mentality
  • Experience of using data and trend analysis to lead decisioning making
  • Ability to effectively work and collaborate productively across sales, marketing, operations and customer delivery teams, building and maintaining internal and external networks

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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