Commercial Executive

TULIP Limited
20 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Commercial Executive

Site: Co-Op Head Office - Manchester

We know about food!

Tulip Ltd is the UK's leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality products. We provide consumers with a comprehensive range of products in four key mega-categories - fresh meat & sausage, bacon & gammon, cooked meat, and convenience & snacking. Our farm-to-fork operation is unique in the industry, while our strategic framework puts customers, product, efficiency and people at the heart of everything we do, all with a view to growing responsibly. As part of the Danish Crown Group, the largest pork provider in Europe and the biggest exporter of pork in the world, Tulip Ltd is well-placed to deliver its ambitious plans for sustainable growth. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

Initially working within the Co-op Retail Business Transformation (RBT) Team in Co-op Head Office, you will focus on the launch of the new Supplier Portal. You will be working with the Co-op RBT Team to ensure the new portal is best in class, fit for purpose, user friendly & is launched effectively with the supply base. After a year the role will potentially develop into other areas of the Tulip business. This will be reviewed nearer the time.

Initially Based: Co-op Head Office, Angel Square, Manchester (12 months)

Start date: July 18

Ideal skill set for role or ability for you to learn quickly!

* Background understanding of retail and relationships between retailer and supplier
* Experience of using other retailer portals with a view to establishing best practice approach
* Experience of SAP and integration with portal technology, ideally sharepoint
* Understanding of challenges faced by retail/supplier in transfer of large volume of data business to business
* Data quality is key to success of future portal and underpins SAP business case delivery, portal is the first gate in this process in many instance
* Design skill to establish effective intuitive portal workflow, user experience, user interface
* Experience of project phases, scope, requirements, design, build, test, launch and ongoing support
* Management of change, this will be both internal through trading team, across supply base also
* Planning to manage transition from old portal to new portal and ways of working
* Training, planning training approach, development and delivery where applicable of training materials
* Communication skills, primarily taking complicated design scenarios and putting them into simple to understand terms for the business users
* To work alongside the Co-op team to provide end to end user acceptance testing of the promotional process during pilot through to end state

What We Offer

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

* Competitive salaries
* Pension and life assurance for all our employees
* Tulip Reward Scheme where you can claim hundreds of discounts
* Equipped for life programme including mini health MOT's, cycle to work scheme and more!

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

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