Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Commercial Manager, Midlands

Location: United Kingdom

County / State: West Midlands

Job type: Permanent

Category: Sales and Marketing

Reference: AJT893934

Consultant: Abbi Taylor

Start date: Asap

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and Benefits

Summary

Commercial Manager required with a background in product development to manage key retail and foodservice relationships.

Job Description

Ideal opportunity for Commercial Manager who has a passion for food and previous experience within product development. This role will involve full account ownership and development within retail customers as well as foodservice.

The business is owned by a loved and well-established UK food brand and although they have recently experienced change and re-structure they are now is a great place to move the business forward and build further on their great customer relationships, focusing on their delicious range of frozen and chilled products.

This role requires experience of working with top four grocery retail, experience of joint business planning and P&L responsibility. You will be a passionate foodie and will have experience of either working in development yourself or working very closely with NPD with evidence of developing ranges. Whilst not essential it would be great if you also have knowledge or experience of the foodservice sector.

The role is home based and would suit someone based in the Midlands who is happy to travel both north and south to be on site and in front of the customer.

In return you will receive;

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Full ownership of commercial relationships
  • The opportunity to head up sales and recruit a team in the long-term
  • A close relationship with the MD of the business as well as the support of a major parent company

If you feel you have the required background in food sales with retailer engagement and the time is right to discuss a new opportunity do not hesitate to get in touch with CV details or contact me directly to discuss further.

REF. AJT893934 By Focus Management

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