Technical Account Manager, Fresh produce

Recruiter
Location
North West London / Middlesex
Salary
£competitive + benefits + pension + car allowance
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
10 Nov 2016
Ref
776
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this fresh produce business. This company is a market leader in the supply of fresh produce to the multiples.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly experienced and nurturing team and to place yourself in a company that is really going places. 

The Role
We are seeking a Technical Account Manager to grow and progress it's relationships with the multiple retailers and with the farmers UK and overseas.   The position involves driving technical development and ensuring that all major retailers and other customers requirements are looked after in a timely and professional manner.  

The Individual
You will be an experienced manager who has worked with technical teams previously and no stranger to providing high quality facts via data analysis.   As the Technical Manager you will have full responsibility for all technical aspects of your unit and reporting back to the retail client - possibly Waitrose, could be one of the other top 5-6 retailers in UK, ensuring food safety and customer requirements are always met.  
You will be qualified to degree level in a agronomy, agriculture, food or science related degree with at least 3 years experience in a technical manager role. 
You will need produce and retail experience.
This is a challenging role so we require someone looking for the opportunity to move their career forward.  Experience of working with the major retailers and with fresh produce is much preferred, but not essential. Ideal move for an experienced / senior technologist wanting more autonomy and responsibility