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Client Negotiator

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The Green Recruitment Company
04 August 2014
01 September 2014
Aimee Mail
Job Level
Contract Type
£20000 - £25000 Per Annum

Further information

Job Title: Client Negotiator
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £25,000
Location: South Yorkshire
Consultant: Aimee Mail
Reference: CN46

The role

• To contribute to the provision of an effective portfolio management service to our clients and to undertake specific responsibilities to facilitate the professional and efficient operation of the department.
• You will contribute to the retention, profitability and growth of income for the Bespoke/Standard portfolio.
• You will provide a full range of energy procurement and support services to the business and external clients, ensuring a professional image of the organisation is maintained at all times.
Candidate Responsibilities
• Efficient processing of client negotiations ensuring the most beneficial contract price and terms are secured for the client
• Monitor the energy markets
• Demonstrate an understanding of the energy markets and what affects them
• Contribute to the energy procurement strategy decision making process
• Negotiate beneficial contractual terms and conditions, which meet with Clients criteria
• Tailor contracts to meet client’s individual strategy requirements
• Strategically organise and prioritise the order in which tenders are distributed to maximise benefit to client
• Create interest in advance of tenders being distributed and ensure the portfolio is beneficially represented
• Plan, organise and facilitate meetings with suppliers as and when required
• Communicate regularly with team and report on negotiation progress
• Ensure all queries are actioned and are completed within agreed timescales
• Formally and promptly accept offers of supply in writing on behalf of clients
• Ensure evaluation files are created for each negotiation in accordance with the templates available
• Where applicable ensure commission is built into the negotiation in accordance with the stipulated amounts on the client list and ensuring commissions are collected from suppliers in a timely manner.
• Administration of pre warning notices and maintain up to date LOA’s for each client
• Monitor the Bulletin Boards and promptly deal with entries in the correct manner
• Support the client in overcoming credit issues
• Report to clients, in line with agreed time scales, on the completion of the negotiation

• Adhere to all company processes and procedures in line with QEMS system (ISO)
• Ensure outstanding customer service is delivered to all our clients and any complaints are managed in line with our client’s complaints charter
• Effectively manage any project work
• Adapt proven methods of Report/ MI writing for all internal and external reports
• Look constantly for development and continuous improvement by analysing current work methods and processes
• Reports to be produced, in line with agreed timescales
• Ensure significant changes within the industry, findings, recommendations and action points from meetings are communicated to team or relevant parties and the action points are completed
• Maintain an efficient paper & electronic filing system ensuring that information is easily accessible, stored neatly, thinned when appropriate and archived at set intervals
• Support/assistance may also be required by fellow team/managers. For which you will make yourself available wherever possible.
• Identify sales opportunities and pass leads to the Sales Team
• Plus all other duties as assigned appropriate to the development of the role and the individual

Skills and experience requirements for role:
• Experience of electricity and gas markets
• Experience of presenting to clients
• Experience of negotiating in the energy markets
• Experience of working within the Energy Industry either at Consultant or Supplier
• Ability to assist with the development of information systems and related processes
• Experienced, confident in the use of IT packages and databases
• Exceptional analytical and listening skills
• Excellent organisational and time management skills to meet objectives under pressure
• Identify and convert new business opportunities
• Excellent communication skills
• Effectively manage customer & staff relationships, promptly respond to queries, ensure promises are kept and manage expectations
• Apply numerical skills to analyse data, interpreting facts and figures presented in the form of statistical tables and diagrams, thinking critically and checking for errors
• Able to multi-task and prioritise workloads

For more information or to apply for the role please send your CV to;
Tim Hall

Please get in touch with any queries on:
+44(0) 203 640 2130

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