Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Commercial Manager, Scottish Borders

Location: Scotland

County / State: Scottish Borders

Job type: Permanent

Category: Sales and Marketing

Reference: AJT893969

Consultant: Abbi Taylor

Start date: Asap

Salary: £42,000 - £48,000 per annum plus Bonus and Company Car

Summary

Retail Commercial Manager within chilled food category, working for a well-established business managing top four grocery account.

Job Description

This is role that will allow you to make a genuine impact within a tight-knit successful commercial team in an established company with ambition for growth and development. This is a fast-paced and dynamic food business, turnover in excess of £50 Million in the Ready To Eat and Ready To Cook in chilled category.

The role is to manage a major Retail relationship within top four grocery retailers and requires high energy levels, fantastic communications skills and ability to demonstrate leadership ability with internal stakeholders.

Key responsibilities include

  • Delivery of P&L and Head office sales negotiation managing the largest retail customer at all levels and cross-functionally
  • Support, develop and implement the plan working closely with Category Management and NPD colleagues
  • Analyse, report and implement action plans against forecast and performance

The role will be based from their site near the Scottish Borders and will require the ability to work from the office with regular presence in the business as well as travel across the UK to work closely with customers. Ideally candidates will be based somewhere between Edinburgh and Newcastle and Glasgow and have flexibility to travel and stay away when required. (relocation assistance is available for the right candidate)

You will

  • At least two years’ experience of managing major retail experience – preferably top four
  • Food manufacturing experience – ideally chilled or frozen category
  • Category led sales approach
  • Ideally degree educated or equivalent

If you have suitable experience in food sales and you live within the right location then please apply today or send me what career information you have and we can discuss further.

REF. AJT893969 By Focus Management

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Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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