Commercial Executive (Edible Oils)
To provide appropriate support when required, working across the full team.
To liaise with key internal stakeholders including sales, finance and site based teams.
Ensure that all contract balances are up to date and maintained so that key commercial decisions are made on when to book oil and limit the exposure. Flag when balances are running low to allow pricing to be given to sales.
Work closely with the Senior buyers to manage the currency purchases for both branded an down label bookings.
Create new contracts for bookings on SAP and ensure the relevant level of authorisation approval is done.
When needed, speak to suppliers to obtain pricing and market conditions and convery these to the commercial teams.
Periodically review product knowledge presentations relevant to the business area & complete any required updates.
Compile required data from SAP & utilise this in assisting the wider buying team in updating annual business strategies.
Create and update P&L’s in order to provide the sales teams with daily pricing.
Input final P&L’s onto TIM and manage the COG’s to ensure correct profitability.
Check intercompany pricing to make sure that the correct prices are loaded onto SAP.
Work closely with the senior commercial managers on key brand projects and participate in team projects on an-adhoc basis.
Knowledge, Skills & experience
This is a unique role in the business to work across the full end to end process of buying, commercial and marketing so would suit a self-starter/ a person who has drive and self motivation.
Good commercial awareness.
Strong communication & team working skills.
Good analytical skills.
Strong organisational skills with a methodical, structured approach.
Competent user of Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, plus, SAP experience is preferable.
Excellent attention to detail
Strong administration experience.