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Commercial Manager | Chilled Food | Sainsbury's

£55000 - £65000 per annum + + car, bonus, pension etc
Closing date
30 May 2023

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Commercial Manager | Chilled Food | Sainsbury's
Salary ~£60k DOE + car and bonus etc
Are you an experienced commercial manager with fresh chilled food experience supplying Sainsbury's? If so, this might be the next role for you

About Our Client
Our client is a leading manufacturer of chilled food products. They have a great reputation for quality and serve the major retailers with a mix of branded and own-label products. The business is going through an exciting transition due to growth plans and acquisitions. They have a collaborative team who are dedicated to supplying their customers and consumers with the best range of products at the right prices. They are category and innovation led with strong operations across the UK. They have expanded their product offering to add more value to their customers and consumers. The team is made up of passionate foodies who have loads of knowledge and insight to share.

About the Role
You will use your account management skills to help drive the business forward. You will be driven and dynamic and be able to drive the Tesco relationship forward working closely with NPD and category teams. You will be a great relationship builder and help the business better serve Tesco and help them succeed. You will work closely with the Tesco buying team to problem-solve and be a go-to person to help them innovate and deliver on their categories and commercial objectives. You will utilise your Tesco knowledge to align the business with how Tesco operates and work closely with the Tesco Account Director to deliver this.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have experience managing a Sainsbury's account and a proven track record of delivering results. You will have a proven track record of delivering commercial results with major food retailers. You will have chilled / fresh food experience and be able to work in a very fast-paced environment. You will be driven to progress in your career and will have the potential to be a senior commercial manager in ~2-3 years' time. You will have a strong network within Sainsbury's and understand how they like to operate.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role you must have experience in managing a major food retailer, have fresh/chilled food experience and be dynamic and flexible to the needs of the business.

Application Process
Sound like you? Please apply below. If you don't have an up-to-date CV or would like to speak about the role before applying, please contact me, Tom, on 01780 480 530 or


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business; 

• Commercial


• Operations

• Technical

• Growing

• Agronomy

• Engineering

• Finance

• HR, Admin & IT

• Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.

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