Focus Management

Business Account Controller, Food Manufacturing, UK Wide

£55000 - £65000 per annum + company car
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Abbi Taylor
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity for a senior commercial manager to join an innovative and passionate branded food business managing their largest account.

We are very proud and hugely excited to represent Kettle Foods in their search for the role of Business Account Controller. This is a fantastic opportunity not only to join an iconic and prestigious brand but also to join a vibrant and dynamic team with huge plans for growth over the coming years.

The role of Business Account Controller is essentially responsible for translating the objectives of Kettle Foods in to a deliverable plan in within their biggest customer Tesco. Working closely with and reporting in to the Head of Grocery this role is the key to building a strong partnership with Tesco to achieve financial objectives and long-term portfolio development.

As an ambassador for the Tesco agenda this role will require strong communication with both internal and external stakeholders and will require complete believe and demonstration of the integral values for Kettle: Aim Higher, Inspire, Stronger Together, Love Food, Think - Differently and Celebrate.

As a suitable candidate you will have current commercial expereince as a Senior NAM, Commercial Manager or equivalent within a branded or private label food or drink business. You will also have a demonstrable track record of working with top 4 retail accounts and Tesco knowledge will be a distinct advantage. Although expereince and market knowledge is the most important criteria a degree education would be highly desirable.
Also essential is strong organisation skills, positive and optimistic nature and genuine ambition and drive to learn and develop.

This is a home based role and can be based anywhere across the UK, however you will be required in Kettle Head Office in Norwich once a week.

Kettle Foods prides itself on its passion for real, natural food and has a strong ethical approach to all its business activities. Having recently been acquired by Snyder's Lance, a promising future is also reinforced by a strong people and values led culture. The vision right now is to grow the business by 50% in the next three to five years; both organically and through targeted acquisitions. They have already begun this journey with strong YTD growth and the acquisition of substantial interests in the Yellow Chip premium and vegetable chips and Metcalfe's popcorn businesses.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and expereince as well as the vital energy, passion and drive then please apply directly today.

Please note all CV profiles sent directly to Kettle Foods via direct applicant or agency will be forwarded to Focus Management Consultants in line with our exclusive commercial agreement.

Ref AJT13600 By Abbi Taylor

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