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Sales Director, Meat & Protein Food Sectors, Bedfordshire

£80,000 - £85,000 per annum (base) Plus Bonus and Benefits

East Anglia

REF: AJT894844

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A unique "Player Manager" opportunity...

A company with genuine ambition to grow and develop the UK market, full CEO backed support from the European group and a great established team with the belief and drive to make it happen.

To take the next step in terms of future growth with both new and existing customers this business requires an ambitious and driven Sales Director who will lead the team and manage by example as well as take direct customer sales responsibility.

To be successful in the role you will have already ...

  1. Come from a technical or NPD background with ingredients or food manufacturing
  2. Demonstrated a proven track record in senior sales and sales leadership
  3. Experience within meat and protein either from an ingredients supplier or food manufacturer
  4. Come from a technical or development background in your early career
  5. Worked with European partners or customers and ideally have a 2nd European language

Finally ,you will be degree educated or comparable within food engineering or related topics.

Of course you will be well-rewarded for this role financially but more importantly this role will give you a platform to genuinely own the sales strategy for the region (UK & Ireland) and impact the direction and growth of the business subsidiary. You have the potential to disrupt the current market and make a name for yourself as the UK goes from strength to strength.

Leadership and influencing are key, willingness to travel and a passion for the food industry, particularly the meat sector.

There are many exciting aspects of the business and key achievements to talk of, however it is a highly confidential search and details will be discussed at a later date.

Please get in touch with me to discuss further or send your CV for review and let's start talking.

Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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