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Careers

We are always looking for individuals with a passion for being the best at what they do.

/ Join Our Team

We’ll help you every step of the way because when we employ people, we commit to their career development. This means that we can afford to be selective about who we ask to join our team; no matter how much experience you already have under your belt, we’ll be looking to you to continually learn while you earn.

Read our A-Z of employee engagement
  • Annual teambuilding days

  • Summer Parties

  • Pension scheme

  • Christmas parties

  • Employee awards annually and quarterly, both with significant cash prizes

  • A vibrant but professional working environment

/ Internal Promotions

Regular internal promotions including one 3 month incentive that could see you going on an all-expenses paid trip abroad with your team. Past locations have been New York, Dubai and South Africa to name a few.

Do you think you’re the right person to join our successful and dedicated team?

Then send your CV to jobs@acsacs.co.uk along with a short note telling us why you want to join ACS.

/ Current Opportunities

/ Front of House/Receptionist

Job title: Receptionist

Location: Baildon, West Yorkshire

Date: August 27th 2019

Working hours: Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm (with an hour for lunch)

Holidays: 21 days, plus bank holidays

/ Summary:

Front of House/Receptionist is responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of the main reception area, as well as assuming responsibility for a range of requirements including security, travel management and general supervision.

To act as the first point of contact for all customers and visitors to the building ensuring they have a safe, enjoyable and positive experience of the office. By greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notify company personnel of visitor arrival etc.

/ Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reception

    • Manage professional/welcoming phone duties for all incoming calls

    • Conduct full message/callback program when required

    • Maintain continuity among employees by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs when necessary

    • Assist in the receipt of ‘through the door’ deliveries (this doesn’t include ‘Goods In’)

  • Visitor Management

    • Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.

    • Refreshment and catering requirements for all visitors

    • Contact relevant personnel of their visitor

    • Showing visitors/suppliers around the building if required

  • Manage Travel Program

    • Day-to-day operation of the corporate travel program via a ‘travel/accommodation request through The Hub

    • Negotiate with preferred partners

    • Credit-card management and travel and expenses

    • Liaise with ‘traveller’ to ensure trip is successful

  • Housekeeping

    • Maintain stock of all main coffee machine items

    • Clean main coffee machine weekly in line with regulations

    • Maintain safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

    • Manage plant supplier relationship/servicing/renewing etc.

    • Maintain and update relevant facilities documentation to help comply with ISO 14001 i.e shredding, sanitary etc.

    • Manage full replenishment, pricing and marketing of company ‘tuck shop’

    • Manage customer catalogue requests

    • Report on time and attendance, management movement schedule

  • General

    • To support colleagues at busy periods and to undertake any operational duty which might be reasonably required - CSD:

      • Raise credits for transport queries and make accounts exempt.

      • Chase suppliers for credit notes for returned items

      • Seek authorisation from directors to credit returns

      • Credit returns when supplier credit is received

      • Assistance with non-VOW Backorders

      • Contact suppliers for due dates

      • Liaises with Purchasing team on issue/delivery delay

    • Participate in performance reviews with Manager to work towards objectives and goals set by the Manager in order to maintain an excellent level of Front of House service

    • Building Security

      • Full ownership of ground floor security processes

      • Controlling all employee control passes (Incl. new starters)

    • Manage Company Toner Recycling Process

      • Liaise with sales recycling queries

      • Maintain relationship with recycling partner

      • ‘Try Before You Buy’

    • Manage Company Corporate Clothing/Drinks Vessels

      • Take orders, place orders, collect monies owed in relation to corporate clothing

      • Ensure all employees have available (and use) company drinking vessels

    • Company Car Support

      • Co ordinating company car service/repair requirements with the nominated supplier.

/ Skills & Abilities:

  • Telephone Skills

  • Good verbal communication (phone & face to face)

  • Microsoft office skills

  • Listening

  • Professionalism

  • Customer focus

  • Organisation

  • Informing others

  • Handling pressure

For more information please submit your CV to jobs@acsacs.co.uk

/ Business Supplies Account Manager

Job title: Business Supplies Account Manager

Location: Baildon, West Yorkshire

Date: June 24th 2019

Working hours: Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm (with an hour for lunch)

Holidays: 21 days, plus bank holidays

/ Key Objectives:

  • To contribute to the growth of your business through the successful acquisition and development of your customer account base.

  • To achieve set targets and business growth through maximising sales & profit opportunities and customer development.

  • To focus on developing close professional relationships with key contacts within your accounts both on the phone and in the field if required.

  • To focus on expanding the product range sold into each account

  • To achieve sales, GP & GP% targets consistently

/ Key Responsibilities:

  • Business Development:

    • To maximise the margin growth in these accounts through switching to higher GP% OEM and alternative brands.

    • To swiftly increase the product range sold into the accounts using gap analysis reporting.

    • Increase the number of DMCs in each account through well managed account penetration.

    • To ensure constant & extreme growth within your system

    • To ensure that you ‘bottom’ every account in terms of branches, regional offices & head offices

    • To identify and act on accounts currently on contract with a competitor. To liaise with your manager & the operations team to ensure that a competitive tender bid is submitted

  • Existing Business

    • Existing Business is expected to grow in line with the growth within the marketplace growth rate and reflect growth within the Divisional budgets

    • To measure the success of your account base against other similar account bases.

    • To maximise the margin growth in these accounts through switching to higher GP% OEM and compatible brands, the selling of a comprehensive range of products, and the development of the full understanding of the buying policy and decision making within all key accounts

    • To maximise the potential of the account base through the identification of opportunities, and the establishment of specific monthly sales objectives in named key accounts

    • To effectively manage & develop your contract customers, ensuring that every trading opportunity is maximised & leakage is minimal

    • To agree individual minimum expectations via your Sales Director each month covering:
      Activity Levels Calls/day
      Sales/day GP/Day
      New Business Accounts
      Number of Ordering Customers

  • Communication

    • To contribute in a positive way to the team with a positive can do attitude.

    • To participate in meetings as and when required with your team & manager on the sales floor, communicating such topics as team performance levels, focal sales points, company news, promotions, highlights etc.

For more information please submit your CV to jobs@acsacs.co.uk

/ Vendor Manager

Job title: Vendor Manager

Location: Baildon, West Yorkshire

Date: June 26th 2019

Working hours: Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm (with an hour for lunch)

Holidays: 21 days, plus bank holidays

Based in Baildon, ACS is a b2b office supplies provider. Founded in 2008, ACS has grown into over a £23 million business with around 105 employees. ACS has ambitious growth plans and we are looking to recruit a Vendor Manager to join our fast-paced Marketing and Vendor Team.

/ Role overview:

As part of the Vendor and Marketing team you will manage the relationships between ACS and their Suppliers. You will be required to manage these relationships from all departmental aspects within the business, liaising with our purchasing and marketing teams through to the sales teams. By preparing and executing against periodic business/ growth plans you will be expected to drive sales for your Vendors which benefit both parties. You must be able to build positive relations with new vendors and maintain good relationships with existing ones as well. You will liaise with the HR team to be proactive in arranging product training from vendors and suppliers in line with current market trends to ensure the sales force have the tools required to generate business. You will also be proactive in communication with the sales and company directors to make sure we are bringing in new brands and suppliers to meet their needs.

You will play a key role in managing our vendor portfolio and making sure it provides optimum return on investment for the business.

/ Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively manage multiple selected vendors. Building the necessary relationships and understanding how ACS can growth with each of them.

  • Working closely with the Director of Marketing deliver a Vendor Strategy which will enable ACS to grow in the right categories and brands.

  • Manage the vendor rebate programmes. Making sure we are on all the possible programmes and we have the right focus to achieve any targets.

  • Focus on building relationships with vendors, to drive partnership. Engage key stakeholders in vendor relationships and act as the point of escalation where necessary.

  • Manage and report on vendor performance to SLA’s and quality of service, drawing out themes/trends and identifying opportunities for improvements.

  • Drive continuous improvement & innovation with vendors.

  • Regularly evaluate and assess vendor relationships and contracts, based on ongoing needs, to ensure value, quality and innovation.

  • Developing and managing supplier relationships

  • Working closely with the marketing team to develop and coordinate regular marketing plans/ activities for vendors.

  • Maintain required certifications on existing vendors.

  • Liaise closely with the Sales teams to understand their opportunities for growth and get the necessary focus on our vendor partners.

  • Understanding each vendor’s technology roadmap so that the business can engage with the right vendors.

  • Providing ROI figures and documents to vendor on any marketing investment or growth plans.

  • Arrange product training sessions and manage the product training calendar.

  • Liaise with HR to ensure the induction remains up to date and relevant in line with company objectives.

  • Ensure all marketing materials and vendor sales packs are communicated to the sales team via emails and use of the ACS HUB.

/ Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong relationship management skills

  • Good MS Excel ability

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good analytical

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Ability to communicate with all departments and levels

  • Ability to manage a varied workload

/ Knowledge & Experience (preferable but not essential):

  • Vendor Management experience

  • Knowledge of the office supplies industry

For more information please submit your CV to jobs@acsacs.co.uk