Interim Commercial Manager (9 Maternity Cover)

East Midlands
£350 - £375 per day, Benefits: plus expences
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Laura Constantine
Contract Type
Interim Commercial Manager (9 Maternity Cover)

£350/£375 per day plus expenses.

East Midlands (with some UK travel)


This role would also be suitable for a Commercial Executive looking to take the next step up. 

A large food manufacturer based in the East Midlands is currently seeking an experienced FMCG Commercial Manager to cover the role for 9 months (maternity leave).Some UK travel involved

The successful Commercial Manager will have experience in the food manufacturing sector working with own label products on retail accounts.

Interim Commercial Manager responsibilities include:

Implement, develop and manage Customer Business Plans to achieve annual budget in line with business strategy.

Monitor sales & KPI performance against forecast & budget.

Co-ordination and Management and of a diverse product portfolio across multiple manufacturing sites.

Work with Category Management and NPD team to develop and deliver suitable new product concepts for relevant customers in line with business strategy.

Work with Brand Manager to increase brand presence and deliver brand objectives in key customers where appropriate.

Build customer relationships.

Identify new business opportunities.

Ensure forecasting is accurate and timely.

Development & manage the customer promotional plan.

General administration to ensure the efficient day to day running of the account.

Ensure pricing information is accurate, changes are implemented and communicated to minimise invoice queries.

Monitor & review account performance with Account Director.


The successful Commercial Manager will be driven and pro-active, you will have a proven track record of developing existing business in the food industry. You will be a team player who can build strong relationships both internally and externally.



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