Head of Grocery — Tesco

Midlands / South
Outstanding basic, bonus, car or allowance plus full benefits.
04 Dec 2018
18 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type


Outstanding basic, bonus, car or allowance plus full benefits.
Flexible base —
Midlands / South preferred.



Alpro, the European plant-based pioneer of Danone, brings health through food to as many people as possible by producing healthy, tasty plant-based food and drink in a way that respects the planet. One Planet. One Health.

Our delicious plant-based products are made from soya beans, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, rice, oats or coconuts.

We want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world and thanks to our efforts to combine social and environmental goals with financial success, Alpro is B Corp certified.

Join our vibrant teams and feel the Alpro vibe of positivism and openness, collaboration and passion for quality.


To manage and build strong strategic relations with all relevant key stakeholders. To lead and develop a highly effective Tesco ‘buy and sell’ trading strategy, delivered through tailor-made business plans focused on achieving targeted sales and profitable objectives.


Having achieved a progressive career development track record within a combination of blue chip and challenger brand companies, you have current or recent experience of managing the Tesco account and so are able to articulate their trading strategies, ways of working and key stakeholder contacts up to senior buying or Category Director level. You have well-honed, major customer strategy development skills, together with the ability to influence at all management levels with very senior stakeholders both internally and externally.

Needless to say, you will require highly-polished business planning, negotiation, insight-led category management and customer relationship skills, together with the drive and ambition to further achieve your future business and personal career development goals.

So if you’ve got a successful track record in managing the Tesco account and are looking to further grow your commercial career, apply for this high profile HEAD OF GROCERY - TESCO opportunity now! Please apply to our retained recruitment partner mark@smithcarey.co.uk quoting ref MS/2027b together with your up-to-date CV and remuneration details. Alternatively, please call Mark on 01488 649360.

All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to SmithCarey.

Closing Date for applications:  4th January 2019

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