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Commercial Manager | Food-to-Go

England, Hertfordshire
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Closing date
25 Feb 2019

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Are you currently a national account executive supplying fresh food products into the major retailers? Are you looking to take a step up in your career and hold more P&L responsibility? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client:

Our client is a leading supplier of a variety of food products with a great reputation for quality and working collaboratively with their customers. They operate in a very fast paced arena and work closely with one another to ensure orders get to customers in full and on time. They serve chefs and restaurants on a daily basis and thousands of consumers eat their products. They have strong ties to the food scene in London (although they have a national reach) and pride themselves in serving some of the best restaurants in the country.

About the Job:

You will use your account management skills and sales energy to identify opportunities within the market and existing accounts to drive sales forward. A strong negotiator, you will have a track record of delivering commercial results and successfully pushing through price increases. Do you go into a sales meeting asking how can I increase sales within this account today? You will have the drive and enthusiasm to out perform any KPI's and want to progress within an organisation.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will come from a business supplying fresh or chilled food products into the major retailers. They will have a thorough understanding of category, negotiations, tender processes etc to drive the business further. You will be an NAE or commercial executive looking to take a step up to manage more P&L responsibility. You will be able to work autonomously and be driven to develop your career, whilst also able to communicate with internal and external stakeholders. You will possess strong commercial acumen and planning skills, with a strong eye for detail.

Minimum Requirements:

To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will have a proven track record in delivering account growth in the fresh/chilled food sector. You will be driven to progress your career and a strong communicator.


As a guide c £40k - £45k

Application Process:

The recruitment process will likely go through two stages including a presentation. If you feel you have the required skills and experience please apply. To discuss the role in more detail prior to submitting your application please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM11198


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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