SENIOR COMMERCIAL LEAD — Foodservice / B2B channel

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
Competitive, car or car allowance & benefits
Posted
01 Feb 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Ref
MM/2040
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

SENIOR COMMERCIAL LEAD– Foodservice / B2B channel
£attractive salary package, car or allowance & benefits
Office based – Dursley, Gloucestershire

Futura Foods UK is a successful and growing UK division of a European Chilled foods Group supplying a wide range of continental branded and own-label Dairy Products into Grocery Retail, Wholesale and Foodservice trade channels. Entrepreneurial by nature, the company has a strong people culture where individuals are highly valued and are offered real autonomy, empowerment and responsibility in their job roles.

The company has ambitious growth plans for the UK and are now looking to expand the Sales team further with the appointment of a senior Commercial lead to manage a portfolio of Foodservice, Wholesale and End User accounts, including but not exclusively Brakes, Bidfood, Whitbread & Greencore.

The ideal candidate will have previous food experience at NAM / SNAM / Controller level, and a strong knowledge and understanding of the Foodservice or B2B sector. Previous dairy, chilled foods or short-life products experience would be an advantage. More importantly the job requires a highly motivated, self-starter with excellent leadership skills, strong commercial acumen, a hands on approach and an individual who is just as skilled at “hunting” for new business across the channels as well as “farming” existing customers. You will need to demonstrate plenty of passion, energy and enthusiasm to be seriously considered.

The position is office based, hoverer there will be a requirement to visit customers 2 – 3 days a week. In addition the role will require a small amount of European travel on a selective basis, probably 1-2 times per year. In return the company offers an attractive salary package, car or car allowance and the usual benefits.

Interested? Then please apply below providing details of your current salary package. Alternatively, please email your CV together with details of your current salary package to Maria Murphy at mariam@smithcarey.co.uk, quoting reference number MM/2040.

Closing date for applications: 28th February, 2019

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