Commercial Development Manager

c. £40,000
15 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Development Manager

Job ref: 60762 | c. £40,000 | Midlands

The company

This is an exciting position working for a well-established and growing business.  Their aim is to create innovative, tasty products which in turn are supplied into manufacturers all throughout the UK. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that embraces creativity and in return provides a fast paced and rewarding career.

The job

The overall aim is to create added value for the business and help to achieve sustainable competitive advantage by satisfying the demands and needs of customers which will consist of food manufacturers and also foodservice businesses. You will have overall responsibility for the sales of the business alongside the Business Development Manager. You will carefully manage the portfolio, regularly meeting customers both on and off site to discuss their individual requirements and work closely with the NPD team to ensure products meet the required brief. You will maintain an awareness of competitor products and market trends to translate this into an actionable business strategy plus develop creative solutions to achieving mutual agreement, while actively managing the impact on the company.

Your experience

To be considered for the Commercial Development Manager job, you will be an innovative and focussed individual with a strong passion for food and product development. You will be a trained Chef or equivalent with a strong business acumen in order to speak with the customers on their level and fully understand their needs. You will also have confident communication and presentation skills with the ability to converse at all levels of business.

The nitty gritty

The Commercial Development Manager job is based in the Midlands region and is paying c. £40,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want be considered for the Commercial Development Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Emily Snaith, quoting job reference 60762.

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