Focus Management

Commercial Manager - Food Manufacturing - Lincolnshire

£60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance and Benefits
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Abbi Taylor
Contract Type
Full Time

A great opportunity to join an established chilled food manufacturing business in a newly created Commercial Manager role.

This is a newly created and hugely exciting opportunity for a Senior Commercial Manager to join an established business at an exciting time in its development. The task is to manage a major multiple retail account selling a range of chilled food products. Within this multi-site group the role reports to Commercial Controller and has direct responsibility for managing a team of 4 including account management and category management. As a key member of senior team this role will take full ownership of the retailer relationship and will be targeted to grow and develop a strategic alliance, to manage and drive short-medium term plans and with a proactive approach, develop new areas of business.

This business operates an inclusive team culture and this role will require working closely with the operations team. This person will be required to challenge current working processes to deliver stronger opportunity and account growth.

The suitable candidate will have recent and demonstrable experience of managing and owning retail accounts. The accounts of interest are Tesco, M&S or Waitrose and you must understand well the changing face or retail and demonstrate a contact base within senior buying and category management teams.
This role will also require someone who has managed and led commercial teams previously. You must have directly managed both category management and account management and be able to demonstrate a robust management style, giving examples of challenging leadership experiences.

My client is hugely committed to hiring this position as soon as possible so if you feel you possess the required retail, category and management expertise please do not hesitate and apply today.

Ref AJT13364 By Abbi Taylor

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