Senior Commercial Manager

Location
England, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
21 Apr 2017
Ref
BBBH2564
Contact
Jason Kilbride
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Title: Senior Commercial Manager
Salary: £50,000-£60,000pa + Package (dependant on experience)
Location: Cambridgeshire

Our client is a successful and growing FMCG company who are looking to strengthen their Commercial team with an exciting new position for a Senior Commercial Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly competent commercial proffessional with experience of delivering sales growth and building strong relationships with retail accounts. The business has gone from strength to strength and is in an exciting stage of its growth. This area of their business is bases on innovation and there are lots of opportunities within the category.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

*Daily contact with the customers including the Buyer/Product Developer/Technologist and Supply Chain Manager.
*Managing the implementation of short-medium term customer plans in collaboration with Technical & NPD Team, plus the longer-term agenda with the Insights Manager and Innovations Manager
*Clear leadership and communication with the NPD and Technical teams to ensure UK customers' needs are fully met.
*Take the lead on any customer project management activity.
*Deliver the sales margin budget in conjunction with other Senior Commercial Managers.
*Setting and communicating weekly and monthly sales forecasts.
*Communicating changes which take place to the product range, daily orders and pricing and product details.
*Work in collaboration with Technical department developing new products.
*Working with the Procurement Team to identify new opportunities and cost future products.
*Effectively communicate and negotiate raw material pricing fluctuations
*Effectively communicate with the Packaging and Planning Team to ensure forecasts are up to date and accurate.
*Work in collaboration with the Operations & Supply team to ensure service levels are maintained, and lead projects to drive Supply Chain benefits and improvements.

EXPERIENCE:

*Highly competent commercial manager with experience of fast moving fresh/chilled products
*Proven commercial success with a strong track record with the major multiples
*Good understanding and interpersonal skills at managing relationships at all levels internally and externally e.g. customer, suppliers.
*Excellent problem solving skills to overcome industry challenges and implement continuous improvement drives.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Jason Kilbride Jason@hendbrown.com or call 07985454318 for more information.

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