Fuel Category Graduate

  • Vacancy Title
  • Fuel Category Graduate
  • Location
  • Tamworth, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 27/06/2021
  • Job Description
  • Summary

    Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

    We are looking to recruit a Fuel Category Graduate to provide commercial support and guidance to enable profitable and sustainable business growth for Speedy's successful fuel category. The successful candidate will work with the Head Of Fuel to support regional sales and operations teams to sell Speedy’s fuel solution and low carbon diesel alternative.

    What do we look for?

    This is an new and exciting graduate role and some of the day-to-day key responsibilities will consist of:

    • Working alongside the sales and operational teams to deliver revenue and profit growth
    • Undertaking competitor price benchmarking analysis of current deals and potential opportunities
    • Supporting the bids and tenders process to ensure commercial tenders are completed within the required deadlines
    • Supporting the fuel desk with customer queries, technical support and commercial decisions
    • Supporting the development and implementation of pricing strategies to maximise margin
    • Providing competitor market information to highlight potential threats and development opportunities
    • Aligning with key suppliers to provide stronger solutions and broader product offer.
    • Providing technical support with HVO fuels

    We are looking for candidates who:

    • Have financial/business studies/STEM related degree
    • Have developing financial and commercial acumen
    • Show excellent IT skills including use of Microsoft Office applications
    • Have Microsoft Excel skills with ability to work with large data sets and produce financial models
    • Are self-assured, reliable and able to demonstrate good/developing influencing and negotiation skills
    • Can present to medium sized groups of multi-level audiences
    • Show ability to express complex issues, both orally and in writing, in an easily understood manner for a range of audiences
    • Are hard working and reliable

    Please note, this role is a September 2021 start.

    As well as completing your day-to-day role within the fuel category you will also be part of the Speedy two year Specialist Graduate Development Programme.

    What is the Speedy Specialist Graduate Development Programme?

    Our graduate development programme runs alongside the role you obtain.  It enables successful applicants to develop the skills required to progress their career within Speedy and become a fully competent and professional member of the business.  The programme consists of:

    • On the job training within your department
    • Support to obtain professional qualifications if relevant
    • Completion of Business Experience Weeks to understand and learn about all areas of the Speedy business and how they contribute to our success
    • Access to Speedy’s internal learning and development courses
    • The chance to complete an Exec Board project
    • Enrolment onto the first level of Speedy’s High Potential Programme (HiPo)
    • The provision of an experienced professional mentor from within the Speedy business
    • Other specialist graduate training

    If you would like to discuss the graduate opportunity detailed above, please feel free to contact Gillian Roberts, Careers Manager on gillian.roberts@speedyservices.com or 01942 327853.

    In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension scheme, 21 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays) rising to 26 days after 12 months, discretionary bonus scheme and life assurance. In addition you will be able to take advantage of our fantastic Salary Extras benefits scheme, offering cycle to work and various other discounts on a wide range of goods and services.

    Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.