Reference : 576483

Business Administration Manager

  • Administration
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/12/2020

Additional description

Business Administration Manager – Jewson Builders' Merchants

Competitive Salary - Based in Retford, Nottinghamshire

Jewson are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' five years running! (2016-2020)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Administration Manager to support the local Business Unit from our Jewson Retford site. A typical Jewson Business Unit has around 80-120 colleagues, including sales and operational teams, supporting circa 2000 live customer accounts from multiple branch locations. Reporting to the Business Unit Director, you will support the business in delivering on agreed operational targets and objectives, proactively providing administrative support to the management team.

Having the right tools for the job is essential and for Jewson, the UK's leading supplier of building materials and sustainable timber, that's our people!

As a Business Administration Manager with Jewson, you will:

  • Provide guidance, coordinate and support where needed on all Administration requirements.
  • Deliver short-term projects and activities as required by the BUD.
  • Monitor and collate compliance to all company EHS policies/procedures, communicating any requirements to the BUD.
  • Develop strong relationships with all key colleagues, collaborating with other BAMs across the local business to ensure consistency in communication.
  • Organise business meetings, capturing minutes and tracking agreed actions accordingly.

So if you have…

  • Previous experience of multi-site operations within a retail environment, ideally within a similar merchanting sector.
  • Demonstrable project management and delivery experience – desirable.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, for engaging with stakeholders at all levels and managing business communications.
  • Knowledge of the development and management of governance and operational standards.
  • Adept problem solving skills and a good understanding of financial and commercial management.

...we may just be the right fit for each other. Does this sound like you?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an employee with Jewson, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

So apply online today via this advert or direct on our Careers website ( if you've got the right tools for the job!

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

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