Greencore Group

Business Manager

England, Northamptonshire, Northampton
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Greencore Group
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

Do you have great business understanding, can deliver sustainable results and are looking for your next challenge?

We've got an exciting opportunity for a Business Manager to join our team based at Northampton. Your role will be to develop and deliver sustained profitable growth for a specific customer base.

A little about Greencore

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn't stop at being the world's largest sandwich producer, we're looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.

Greencore Food to Go Northampton is undergoing unprecedented growth with over £30 Million invested in our site. The end result is that we have recently opened our 4th unit and are in the process of building our 5th, which is due to open in early 2017. Greencore always look to put people at the core, and at Northampton our Learning and Development team have delivered well over 30,000 hours of training in the past year alone. We offer a clear and well defined career path and will actively look at how we can enable our colleagues to push themselves forward.

What you'll be doing

As Business Manager a key element of this role will be to create and fulfil customer specific account plans to grow sales in line with company strategy and targets. You will formulate and implement promotional plans, in line with sales forecasts, to contribute to the delivery of strategic goals.

Maintaining close working relationship with key customers, you will build market and competitor knowledge to identify and pro-actively satisfy their requirements for development of potential new business opportunities.

The Business Manager will participate in process development working closely with the customer to create mutually beneficial solutions.

You will provide information and insight to your customer and the production team to promote effective delivery of current customer requirements in addition to also considering potential future developments.

What you'll need

Of graduate calibre, you will have strong business acumen and have a background of working in a similar environment. Experience within an FMCG environment is preferred and a basic understanding of Category Management would be useful.

Not only will you be working for one of the country's leading food manufacturers you'll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.