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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Commercial Manager Food

East Midlands, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £45000 - £55000/annum + car or car allowance + bonus

GBR Recruitment are proud to be working exclusively, with a long standing well known food manufacturing company, who have an exceptionally strong presence within the food-service, B2B & retail markets, supplying into some very high profile food industry names up & down the Country, they are actively recruiting for an experienced Commercial Manager.

Part of a wider Food Group they have a several sites across areas such as Northamptonshire, North Lincolnshire & South Yorkshire, so the client would consider applications from individuals in varying areas of the UK.

Main Duties:

* Full P&L responsible for a high calibre well known portfolio of customers.

* Create Plans for Business Growth in terms of maintaining & developing current accounts whilst bringing new customers in to the business

* Assisting with the Delivery of the Company Strategy. Implementing, negotiating and managing Customer Plans to deliver mutually profitable sales growth in-line with company/customer KPI's.

* Developing a mutually profitable business plan; framework for growth on all key metrics.

* Working closely with the Development team on business planning and leading cross functional teams.

Skills Required:

* Demonstrable experience of working in a fast paced food manufacturing / processing company

* Strong food industry sector market awareness - ideally with experience of food-service &/or B2B channels or Retail.

* It is important to have a strong business acumen coupled with the ability to build, lead, negotiate and conclude commercially sound Customer Plans and Core Business retention / development.

* Exceptionally strong presentation skills, with confidence and a passion for selling / business development.

* Effectively generating additional revenue stream opportunities, whilst also maintaining strong customer service levels developing long term relationship with the key end users

* You will be an excellent negotiator and be totally results driven.

* Candidates will also have experience of effective external stakeholder management.

Employee Benefits Package:

* Company Car or Car Allowance is included (Mercedes or Audi or the equivalent)

* Competitive Annual Bonus Scheme

* 33 days holiday

* Company Pension etc.

Interviews to place immediately with an immediate start for the right calibre of applicant

Applicants could be based in: Northamptonshire, East Midlands, Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, Yorkshire & The Humber, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire plus other locations considered too
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