Head of Grocery Sales  

Midlands / North
£to attract the best + excellent package
07 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Grocery Sales  


When it comes to developing category leading FMCG brands and being recognized for leading category innovation then they don’t come much bigger than this global player. With their continued investment into their brands and people it’s no wonder they are held in such high regard by their competitors and customers. With compelling growth plans, they are now looking to strengthen an already first-class commercial team.

Reporting to the UK Sales Director, the nature & size of this leadership role means that its strategic importance to our client is huge. Managing a team of SNAMs, NAMs & NAEs, should the successful applicant succeed in growing this already £multi-million retail sales channel, the door for fast progression within this large FMCG brand owner will definitely be open.

You will:

  • Take on a strategic leadership role (with operational elements) with significant P&L responsibility
  • Lead a large National Accounts team
  • Build mutually agreed and beneficial Joint Business Plans
  • Build a strong customer partnership and implement a full category strategy
  • To manage sales investment expenditure to budget, and to shape and challenge promotional plans
  • Deliver sales, trade spend and profit targets
  • Implement flawless Execution of NPD launches

To succeed in the role you will have:

  • Be able to demonstrate a track record of success in FMCG sales and FMCG leadership
  • Exceptional commercial awareness coupled with a proven track record gained within a progressive FMCG environment in national accounts
  • Demonstrated impressive business achievements through consumer insight and bringing energy and motivation to your role & team
  • Strong relationship-building skills and be ready to make an impact on strategy and category plans from day one. 

Apply quoting reference 7/14600/7 to recruitment@workwithseven.com

If you do not hear back within 7 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. We are a specialist in the consumer sector and as such most of our vacancies require candidates with experience in the consumer market. We will therefore retain your details and contact you if we can be of some assistance to you in your search.

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