Co-Op Commercial Exec | 12 Month FTC | £25k + progression

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
29 Jun 2018
27 Jul 2018
Tom Edmondson-Matthews
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Role details: Initially working within the Co-op Retail Business Transformation (RBT) Team in Co-op head office in Manchester. You will focus on the launch of their 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 business. This will be reviewed nearer the time.

Initially Based: Co-op Head Office, Angel Square, Manchester (12 months)
Salary: £25k
Start date: July 18

Ideal skill set for role or ability for individual 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.

To be considered for this role please click on apply now. Alternatively, to discuss the role in more detail please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or - job reference TEM10594

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