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Date Added: Thu 17/06/2021

Commercial Manager

Nottinghamshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000/annum

Our client is specifically looking for an individual who is currently in a Sales Executive / Manager level role, seeking to take the next step in their career to a Commercial Manager. This would then allow you to manage both the Sales and Supply Management sides of the business for one of our Food Manufacturing clients in the Normanton area.

The individual will be involved in the Retail supply team and work with Category, NPD, Finance and Production, to develop, launch and manage the product range. Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will ensure that products are launched correctly, on time and are then maintained on a weekly basis by managing the supply chain from Factory to Store.

Roles and Responsibilities

Sales Management:

Responsible for both direct and indirect product launches and will complete the required paperwork
Maintain a rolling 52 week forecast to ensure that the factories have an accurate view of the long-term plan
Will analyse sales daily to ensure we don't miss any opportunities and make promotional recommendations to the team
Supply Management:

A key part of the role is to maintain a running forecast, aligned across the business, and monitor orders, as well as availability and waste, making sure that we are maximising one while minimising the other
This will involve daily reports that will have to be run and analysed.
Some category sales will be heavily dependent on Promotions, coming up with promotional scenarios, tracking their performance to ensure they match with factory capacities, and reporting any potential overselling or underselling issues will be an important task

To Be Successful

Commercially literate individual experienced with pricing, stock and contractual length to be able to make robust commercial decisions
Aware of the implications and consequences of each decision
Familiar with the processes of demand planning, forecasting and waste tracking
Skills to create and analyse reports on a daily basis
In return, you will be offered a truly varied role within a dynamic and a fast-paced business where opportunities to develop your skill sets and career progression path often arise
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