Business Manager - Building Products - Midlands/North (Ref: 10136)

Business Manager

As a result of an internal move we have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and astute Business Manager to develop the Commercial offering across the Masterblock range that incorporates our building blocks, roofing and walling products.

You will lead and manage the commercial activity within the region, ensuring that we develop sales strategies to drive sustainable and profitable growth leveraging on the production capability of our factory in Leicestershire.

About the role

Reporting to the General Manager for Building Products, you will be a key member of the leadership team.

Building and managing close relationships with key customers and internal stakeholders, you will have strong commercial acumen with a proven track record of delivering year on year performance improvement in your respective field. 

Other elements to the role include:

  • Ensure that Health & Safety across the function is a priority and that all Safety Management Systems in place fully comply with Group and Legislative standards

  • Search for new commercial opportunities and applications for our portfolio of products across the designated territory

  • Explore and maintain a deep understanding of customers' business, their needs, buying preferences, and profitability

  • Identify customer requirements and make best economic use of the company resources to ensure delivery to the satisfaction of the customer

  • Overseeing customer account management, including negotiating contracts and agreements 

  • Produce an accurate ongoing forecast and pipeline of work ensuring line of sight for our manufacturing facilities

  • Foster close working relationships with colleagues within the National Customer Centre, and production teams to deliver excellent customer service

  • Collaborate with other commercial teams across the country to find and deliver synergies and value added solutions

  • Ensure customer complaints/issues are managed and dealt with appropriately, ensuring that corrective action is applied

  • Ensure the CRM system is fully up to date with customer contact information and project tracking

  • Effectively communicate with Credit Services and assist in managing respective accounts, including the agreement of customer credit limits and collection of cash

  • Operate in line with Environmental, Health and Safety procedures, Quality procedures, Lafarge Holcim Brand Values, Competition Law Compliance, Anti-Bribery and Corruption Directive and other business processes and procedures

What will you bring?

  • Demonstrable experience of working and succeeding in target driven environments

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability and aptitude to identify and execute quickly on commercial opportunities

  • Strong communication and influencing skills with the ability to build credibility across the business

  • Detail and results oriented with strong personal values to succeed

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Why join Aggregate Industries?

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in.

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.

 


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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.