Log in

Commercial Assistant – Slough

Closing Date: 13th July 2024

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for a Commercial Assistant on behalf of a rapidly growing eCommerce distribution business.

This a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate or Junior Commercial Assistant/Analyst looking to join a fast paced, forward thinking, very entrepreneurial business. The role will be predominantly based in Slough with an element of remote working.

There is an extremely competitive salary on offer with this role and excellent opportunities for career development progression.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search process.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Scope of the role:

Reporting to the Pricing Manager, your role will be to provide efficient and effective Commercial support within a team environment and play an active role in ensuring ongoing business continuity requirements are maintained.

Key Activities:

Work with existing Excel based tools to support the commercial function of the business.

Ensure costs used for commercial analysis are accurate, well organised and up to date.

Create Sell Tariffs for Customers.

Manage Cost-of-Sale rates.

Maintain CoS and Pricing within in-house 
software.

Assist with impact analysis on margins based on 
scenario modelling using different variables (i.e. FX rates, revised costs, new delivery partners, variations to linehaul costs etc.)

Provide support to the Commercial function including procedural documentation and relevant reports.

Follow instructions to effectively complete tasks.

Work continuously on a task until completion, 
researching solutions to problems and referral to 
Pricing Manager, if appropriate.

Liaise with internal stakeholders.

Skills and experience required

Office 365, particularly Excel.

Organised and able to work on own initiative.

Highly numerical.

Ability to manage a wide range of tasks simultaneously.

A keen eye for detail and a high level of diligence.

Strong written and oral communication.

Ability to learn quickly, adapt to change and problem solve.