Focus Management

Commercial Manager, Food Manufacturing, London

£65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, car allowance, pension, health plan
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Abbi Taylor
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a unique opportunity for an established Commercial Manager to join an innovative and growing food business providing high quality own label products in to UK retail and premium grocery accounts. The position of Commercial Manager is key and critical to the future development and success of this business with the aim of building a more strategic alliance with key customers.

As an integral member of the senior team this role will lead the commercial agenda in developing business strategy and long term offers a genuine opportunity to grow the commercial team, lead innovation and take overall accountability for the whole NPD operation.

  • This role requires an experienced and professional FMCG Commercial Manager with proven experience in own label and ideally short shelf life food and drink.
  • The essential criteria is proven and current expereince with UK grocery sector. Specifically Sainsbury's and Marks and Spencer are hugely desirable.
  • You will have a driven and determined approach to key customer management with excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • This role will have immediate leadership of a junior account executive, however over time the team will grow and therefore leadership and management skills would be highly desirable.

As part of a very successful and profitable group this business has fantastic backing and support and offers lots of career opportunity for the future.

The Commercial Manager will be required on site at least twice a week in London, as well as home working and customer visits.

If you feel you have the required experience and currently looking for a new and exciting challenge please apply directly today.

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