Vacancy Details

We are an equal opportunities employer and pride ourselves on a fair and transparent process. We welcome applications from everyone and if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process please let one of our recruiters know so we can help and advise.

Whatever the assessment process you will be given guidance from our Recruitment Team as to what to expect and prepare, we are always on hand to answer your questions.

Area Business Manager


Location : North West England
Region : England North West
Posted : May 3, 2019
Closing Date : Jun 14, 2019


We currently have an opportunity for an Area Business Manager to work with our retail team in the North West of England and North Wales.


A competitive salary is offered and, as an Area Business manager you will be responsible for developing a pipeline of new business opportunities in your given area with a view to signing available DODO sites on a profitable basis and in line with new business targets. In addition you will look after core business ensuring that sites are resigned well in advance of their FOT date. Prospecting for new Fuel Express and COCO acquisition locations is also an aspect of the role.


This is an opportunity for you to act as the Network Developer of your area by consolidating existing networks and renegotiating contracts on the most profitable terms available and in line with the Certas Energy strategy. You will ensure compliance with strict respect for the application of the laws and obligations in terms of legislation in Hygiene, Safety, Environment and Quality norms (HSEQ) and procedures of management such as defined by the company as well as the values, image, the concepts and the standards of Certas Energy.


You will also be responsible for optimisation of the operational result of each location in conjunction with a team of operators/dealers.


Benefits also provided by Certas include discount schemes, pension scheme and holiday buy and sell options. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow within the UKs largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants.


Our Mission

We work as one team, making our energy expertise and outstanding service count for all our customers.


Company Information

We employ 2,500 colleagues based across our depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. We recruit sales people to sell our fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to our customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to our business are our management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, we have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Heating Services. Key to our success are our people and our learning and development team ensure we can nurture our talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, our WOW training courses and apprenticeships.


It’s also worth noting we are part of the wider DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives our colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group.



The successful candidate will be offered the position on Certas Energy terms and conditions of employment.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date. If you are not contacted, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.


Certas Energy Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Reference Number : 7329

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