Head of Business Development

England, Kent
05 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
John Skillern
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
Role: Head of Business Development
Salary: Competitive (Dependant on Experience)
Location: Kent

A leading company in fresh produce who work across multiple categories are now looking to continue their impressive growth by employing a new Head of Business Development. This is one of the largest fresh produce companies in the UK so it's an excellent opportunity to join a secure, successful and ambitious business.
The successful candidate will be accountable for managing the business development teams, whilst working alongside other relevant teams in the company to ensure efficiency and optimum customer service. As of the nature of the role, the candidate should have the traits and assets to be able to liaise with key existing customers to build relationships whilst also being astute enough to identify new contacts to eventually build your own portfolio of new customers.

Key Accountabilities:
*Bring on new clients as identified from the strategic processes
*Develop and expand on existing client opportunities
*Use consumer and category information to develop future opportunities
*Create a deliverable and sustainable business plan by understanding consumer wants and needs.

Who we're looking for:
As aforementioned the candidate needs to be ambitious and have solid business development experience in the fresh produce industry. In summary you will be driven, commercially astute with excellent interpersonal skills who can easily communicate and negotiate at all levels with internal and external customers.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Karl Ludar-Smith at karl@hendbrown.com/07825351251.

Furthermore, get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs and also to find out more about our horticulture, fresh produce recruitment and food recruitment services.

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