Veritas - National Accounts

Commercial Controller – largest European Customer

Around £80,000 + bonus + car or car allowance + benefits
17 Aug 2018
17 Sep 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title: Commercial Controller – largest European Customer

Location: M40/M4 Corridor

Package: Around £80,000 + bonus + car or car allowance + benefits

The Company:

Great products, exclusive brands, a highly capable team and in the last 5 years this business has seen a number of changes, like us all!  Unlike many other businesses they are more versatile, focussed and ambitious. They understand the needs of their consumers and customers and manage all aspects of the supply chain to provide profitable business solutions.

The Opportunity:

You will have total business and financial insight of a significant P&L and be offered the ability to make fast decisions with all your inputs to the UK business.

The role offers a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to develop and own a commercial agenda to drive profitable growth in 2018 and beyond. 

Reporting to the Commercial Director you will:

•              Develop a business plan and sales strategy that will deliver both profit and growth.

•              Manage a small team and be strategically responsible for the company’s largest European account.

•              Work within a high calibre senior team and be able to offer your team your knowledge and expertise to raise the bar and implement best practice.

•              Have good commercial acumen and strategic thinking, be results driven, analytical & creative.

•              Be a team player, motivator & leader.


Ideal candidates will have strong branded experience from an FMCG company that has provided them with classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of supply chain, NPD management, strategic leadership skills and broad strategic commercial capability.  You must be able to function within a highly visible and accountable role where you will interface with all levels of this significant customer. This will provide you with broad business experience which will enable you to develop in this dynamic and high growth business.

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 355/50

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 



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