What’s the role about?
Our Home Services Partners play an important role in ensuring our customers receive an unforgettable John Lewis experience. As one of our Estimators you will provide accurate estimates for the supply and fitting of John Lewis Flooring products in our customers’ homes. If you don’t have Estimator experience already, full training will be provided. Using your proven customer service experience you will be fully focused on inspiring and delighting our customers. Attention to detail and clear communication is key to ensuring your customers gain your trust while you are with them.
What will you be doing?
You will be an ambassador for our John Lewis products when providing a quote to our customers. After providing your quote you will use your exceptional selling & service skills to convert the quote into a sale. You will work primarily independently so you will be managing your own time and will need to ensure your day runs smoothly. However, even though you will work alone, you will have the full support of your team and people manager.
You will be driving between our John Lewis branches and Service Building in your region and our customer homes which means a driving licence is required for this role. The areas this role covers are Outer London - The areas you will be working in are Reading, High Wycombe and Oxford.
Fixed Term and Permanent roles available
You will be required to occasionally visit a John Lewis branch to ensure you are up to date with your product knowledge.
This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 3 year references. Basic disclosure. DVLA check.
What you'll have:
Full, clean driving license
Excellent Customer service skills
Confidence working independently
What else could you bring?
Proven sales experience
Understanding of Flooring products
Experience working with home products
The application form consists of a CV upload, an online test followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time. (If internal, check your Workday notifications)
We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early
If you are currently seconded into a position, please ensure you discuss this opportunity with your home role manager.
As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.
Additional Information:We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.
As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.
We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.
Please consider the following when making your application:- This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 3 year reference check & Basic disclosure.- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.- Print off the job description now if you require it.- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.
As an Estimator you’ll provide accurate measurements and estimates for the supply of Home furnishings products in customers' homes, helping to boost sales and offer the best solution for the customer.
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/