Foodservice Operations Manager
Title: Foodservice Operations Manager
Region: West London
Salary: c£37,000 + 10% annual bonus
Job Ref: AL/19309
Our client is a market leading confectionery business who are home to some of our best known confectionary brands. As a major player within their category and at the forefront of innovation, they see the Foodservice channel as the most important area for their commercial growth which has resulted in the need to bring in a Foodservice Operations Manager to help oversee their ambitious plans.
Reporting into the Head of Foodservice you will be responsible for a variety of tasks including Trade Marketing, Sales, development of POS material and management of external agencies. You will also be tasked with managing a budget and the business’s brand new B2B online shopping website.
Not only will you be a key member of a fast-paced and proactive team, you will get the chance to work cross-functionally, getting out to meet clients, to increase distribution and implement your own trade recommendations.
The person for this Operations Manager role:
We are looking for someone who has a unique skillset. The ideal candidate needs to have knowledge of the foodservice arena, experience of trade marketing & bringing data to life. Another key area is P&L exposure. In addition, we are looking for:
- Based in a commutable distance to West London.
- A dynamic individual and a self starter
- Excellent sales skills. Able to influence decisions and close for sales orders
- Great personality – positive, likeable, good sense of humour, builds relationships easily
- Embraces being accountable for the area performance and prioritises constantly in order to meet targets
- Possess the potential and desire to progress to a more senior role
If you’d like to find out more then please contact Aaron at the Cavendish Maine office.
If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 72 hours of receiving your application.
Due to the overwhelming Application response, we receive through various sources should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this please call us.
In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine