Head of Commercial – South Wales

Stagecoach in South Wales is the largest local bus operator in the south east of Wales, carrying over 24m passengers nationally in 2016/17 and serving communities in ten local authorities from Monmouthshire in the east to Neath Port Talbot in the west.

The challenge

We’re looking for a Head of Commercial to understand and implement growth strategies using innovative approaches to deliver results,and ensure that Stagecoach continues to provides safe, reliable, high quality and customer-focused services that deliver a positive travel experience for a reasonable price.

What you’ll need to succeed

We’re looking for someone with strong commercial awareness who understands how to deliver effective sales and marketing strategies with a particular focus on developing and nurturing customer relationships.

We want an inspiring leader, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to motivate and empower staff to implement strategic plans,as well as being able to develop customer, staff and external communications through traditional channels and using new media and technology.

You should have a proven track record for working at a strategic level and be able to identify and negotiate successful commercial partnerships as well as understanding how to use pricing to grow volumes and make changes to the bus network to improve sustainability.

You will be responsible for the management of a commercial team of seven and have proven ability to deliver projects and strategies within budgets and on time. In return we will provide an attractive salary and package.

The Head of Commercial will report to the Managing Director of Stagecoach in South Wales and work closely with Operations and Engineering colleagues locally and commercial and marketing teams nationally, to successfully deliver business strategies.

How to apply

To discuss, please contact Nigel Winter, Managing Director by email:
nigel.winter@stagecoachbus.com

To apply, send CV and covering letter to Angie Williams no later than Friday 13th October 2017:
angie.williams@stagecoachbus.com

 

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