West Yorkshire
Competitive salary & package
12 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Controller – Meat   

Competitive salary & package

West Yorkshire

As one of the largest chilled food businesses in the UK, my client is a market leader across multiple categories. They provide millions of consumers around the UK with high quality, premium chilled food products, supplying the UK retail market. Their annual year on year growth has been in excess of 10% and they have reached this figure through creating high quality products, diversification and above all creating a collaborative and progressive working environment. Following this consistent growth year on year, there is now a requirement for a Commercial Controller to join the team, managing one of the company’s largest retail accounts.

Reporting into the Commercial Director, your role as Commercial Controller will be to manage the day to day responsibilities of the organisations leading account, along with managing a team of 3 National Account Managers and 1 NPD Manager. In addition to this you will be expected to proceed on all commercial opportunities to maximise the potential for sales growth and achievement of increased volumes.

The functional duties of this role will include:

  • Managing a large dynamic National Account
  • Managing and developing a team of 4 National Account and NPD Managers
  • Developing Joint Business Plans with the customer to deliver on all corporate objectives
  • Understanding all areas of the business that impact upon sales and influence these to deliver forecasted requirements
  • Supporting category, technical, procurement and operations as and when required
  • Ensuring all customer needs and plans are met in line with the business and the business strategy

In order to be considered for this opportunity you will have experience working within a fast paced, chilled FMCG food environment and be commutable to West Yorkshire, or prepared to relocate. Your account experience will show management of premium retailers as a preference, although all grocery account experience will be considered. As well as experience working with your client on a day to day basis, you will also show you are able to work in a collaborative way and show tangible examples of developing others.

This is an exceptional opportunity for the motivated and experienced Commercial Controller, who is prepared to work hard and progress within a fast paced FMCG environment.

Please do not hesitate to apply if you feel you have the experience and background described, or contact Clear Edge for further information on 0113 2054970.


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