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Commercial Business Partner

What is on offer?

AHK has an exciting opportunity for Commercial Business Partner, you will be supporting the Senior Commercial Business Partner,  and working within the Business Planning & Analysis department, a part of the Group Commercial function, to help AHK in its efforts to maintain profitable business growth.

This is a very hands-on role for which you will be given a lot of responsibility from the start. The successful candidate will be working alongside colleagues across the whole department and the wider organisation. You will support aspects such as sales reporting & analysis, new business appraisal and planning, country expansions and tender bids.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical, professional, personal and leadership skills.

About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services. We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies. We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001. Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK. Click here to find out more about AHK.

Do you have what it takes to become a Commercial Business Partner?

To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:

Required Knowledge and Work Experience 

Knowledge

You will be required to quickly acquire company-specific knowledge such as:

  • Organisation’s business model including the services we provide and markets we serve.
  • The commodities industry, in particular metals and minerals, energy and agriculture.
  • The organisation’s key strategic objectives.
  • The organisation’s existing tools and processes.

Skills

  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with an ability to evaluate business problems & recommend solutions.
  • High level of skill in Google Apps/Microsoft Office.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. You will be working with a wide range of internal customers & stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Strong organisation skills.
  • Good presentation skills.

Behaviours

  • Hands-on team player with the ability to work independently and on own initiative.
  • Strong desire to succeed and a hunger to progress within the role.
  • Highly collaborative, self-motivated and driven to succeed and make a difference.
  • Customer first attitude with the confidence to engage with people and tackle problems as and when they arise.
  • International perspective and cultural sensitivity.
  • Very methodical with an excellent attention to detail.
  • Commercially aware with good business acumen.

Required Work Experience 

  • Evidence of high performance background throughout education and career.
  • Ideally having 5+ years of experience working within a Finance department.

Required Qualifications 

  • Either newly qualified/part qualified ACCA/CIMA, or QBE.
  • Strong numerical and financial skills, with the ability to relate the numbers to real life business situations.
  • Strong English language verbal and written skills are essential.  Command of a second language although not required is desirable.

Travel / Rotation Requirements

  • Travel to AHK sites around the world might be required on an ad-hoc basis.

What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match.

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