• Posted on Mar 29, 2021
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Job Title: Sales Support Coordinator

Reference: AJ0746

Company: Kompan UK

Based in: Milton Keynes

Contact name: Liz Townsend

Contact email: [email protected]


About us

KOMPAN are an ambitious and successfully growing playground designer and manufacturer. We create happier and healthier communities with play and sport.

The Role

This role is based at our Milton Keynes office and is part of a team of 6 Sales Support Coordinators whose primary function is to assist our field-based Area Sales Managers in quoting, tendering and selling to our existing and new customers. The role is assigned specific Area Sales Managers and is responsible for coordinating all projects through from enquiry to order stage within their regional territories.

This role is required to work 37.5 hours per week plus extra hours when required to meet deadlines. Given the recent Covid pandemic we will consider home-based working for the right candidate with occasional visits to our offices for training, team building etc when possible.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Being the main point of contact for your assigned Area Sales Managers
  • Maintaining accurate data in the company’s business systems.
  • Proactively collaborating with colleagues across departments to create tender bids, ensuring they are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Managing the timeline of each project (multiple projects at once) and seeking input required from others.
  • Creating the final quote and tender documentation packs using our business systems, MS Word & Excel, ensuring accurate and comprehensive tender responses are submitted to meet customer expectations and tight deadlines.
  • Raising and processing direct supply orders to our factory and raising invoices.
  • Sourcing 3rd party pricing from suppliers for some projects.

About you, our ideal candidate:

  • A team player and natural collaborator with others.
  • Trusted to work autonomously with excellent organisational and project management skills, proactively planning & managing personal workload to meet multiple critical deadlines.
  • Structured and accurate, especially with data input, excellent attention to detail is a must.
  • A natural multi-tasker, able to track and manage multiple projects concurrently, often working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • A quick learner, able to comprehend and process technical construction information.
  • Experienced in raising quotations, calculating detailed pricing with profit margins and sales project coordination.
  • A highly proficient and independent user of Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Some experience of using CRM systems is also an advantage.
  • Accommodating with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude under pressure.
  • Has a professional commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Assertive and motivating, supportive of others in the workplace.

Benefits

We provide extensive training on our products, procedures, and IT-systems (the newest Microsoft CRM & ERP systems).

25 days annual leave after completing the probationary period.

Private healthcare scheme after completing the probationary period.

Automatic enrolment into the company pension scheme after probationary period.

Participation in Company bonus/ profit share scheme after probation period.

Salary circa £25-27k depending on experience.

KOMPAN’s office is in modern building, accessible to all, in a lakeside location close to Milton Keynes town centre with free staff parking.

To apply: If you are interested in joining our hard-working team, please submit your CV along with a covering letter describing how your skills, experience and personality make you a suitable candidate for this role, send to: Liz Townsend, Commercial Manager at: [email protected]

KOMPAN is an equal opportunities employer and encourages all with relevant experience & skills to apply.

No agencies please