Job Overview

Rotherham, England
Job Type
Full Time
£20,000 - £22,000 Per Year
Date Posted
4 days ago

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Job Description

Stobart Energy is part of the Esken Group, at Stobart Energy we are on the lookout for top talent, innovative and ambitious individuals to join our team. Stobart Energy is the UK’s number one supplier of biomass fuel. It has long-term contracts in place to supply nearly 2 million tonnes of fuel to Energy Recovery Facilities, generating renewable energy equivalent to the annual domestic electricity needs of 2% of the UK population.Working as a part of a winning team, we look for people who can spot the opportunity to do things better and have the ability and initiative to put great ideas into practice. We take pride in our dedication to delivering our best every day. We bring a can-do attitude - we just get on with it. Our culture is open and honest, agile, and flexible, and we are empowered to look for solutions and bring ideas. We are accountable, we take ownership and go the extra mile for colleagues and customers. We take care, always focus on improving, owning it together and stay connected.
What is the job?As an Area manager you will effectively lead and develop sales of waste wood to meet the demand of outbound supply to contracted power stations. This role operates within a very competitive and ever-changing market so you will need to be pro-active in managing and maintaining current customer base whilst developing new customer bases in line with budget expectations.

The core of this role is sales and customer account management, you will be meeting customers face to face to discuss their requirements, therefore being confident and possessing excellent people skills, communication skills and negotiation skills is a must.

This role will cover the North East across into the Midlands (as far north as Newcastle and as far south as Leicester and Peterborough), so you must be prepared to be field based 3-4 days per week with home working 1-2 days per week.

Working Hours: 40 hours per week
Working Schedule: Monday to Friday

Ideal location for this role is in and around Rotherham and Doncaster area, other areas will be assessed dependent on experience.

Stobart Energy reserves the right to withdraw this advert following sufficient applications.

No Agencies please.

Key Responsibilities

To lead and develop sales to meet operational business targets

  • Work in line with budgets and KPI’s to achieve target volume, revenue and net gate fees.
  • Maintain and retain current customer base,
  • Understand industry requirements and legal obligations.
  • Work independently and with procurement team to drive sales within the North East and across the Midlands.
  • To revisit lost customers, understand the reasons for losing them and try to win them back
  • Identify gaps in the market and areas which could be developed
  • Collect customer feedback and undertake market research as a tool to expand the business.
  • Improve any processes that do not deliver the required results and address any issues arising with customer base.
  • Keep up to date with competitors

To monitor contracted customers

  • Review how customers are performing against their contract
  • Produce monthly reports against contracted customers
  • Mange any quality issues
  • Work with all areas of the sales team to develop future contracts

Maintain and Expand the customer database

  • Produce reports as required to demonstrate customer base, volumes delivered and any trends you may notice
  • Ensure site audits are completed and all the legal requirements are met with current and potential customers ahead of any loads being delivered.
  • Ensure all necessary systems are up to date with relevant conversations, pricing and issues with customers.
  • Develop sales strategies to improve market share
  • Ensure correct approvals are obtained ahead of commitment to spend/refund

Skills Knowledge and Expertise


  • Experience within sales and/or procurement
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Be able to adapt quickly to change and juggle multiple priorities
  • Pro-active and organised nature
  • Understanding of in-house systems and good knowledge of word and excel
  • Ability to work within a team


  • Experience within waste wood market
  • Understanding of legal requirement for waste wood deliveries

Why work for usJoining Stobart Energy will provide you with the opportunity to join an ever growing business, you'll receive benefits such as an employee assistance programme, life assurance, cycle to work scheme, employee referral bonus of up to £150 and a people forum that enables employees to connect over shared experiences and remain engaged with the business.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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