Grocery Sales Director

Location
Accessible from Home Counties, London or South East
Salary
Salary Dependent on Experience + Car & Package
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Ref
17/15282/7
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

 

Grocery Sales Director – South East

Our client is an instantly recognisable FMCG supplier with an array of brands. With a continued focus on innovation and investment in both NPD and people development, they have become a trusted and turn to supplier for retailers and consumers alike. Due to continued development, they are now looking to add to their senior leadership team and recruit a Grocery Sales Director.

Accountabilities:

  • To continuously review and manage the company’s sales vision, mission and strategic development plan for the UK Grocery Business Unit
  • You will line manage and develop a successful team set on delivering an innovative and exciting array of products, managing NPD.
  • Manage sales investment expenditure to budget, and to shape and challenge promotional plans
  • To manage the deployment of the channel/trade/brand marketing strategy across each channel to help drive sales, market share, volume and profit consistent with channel and customer requirements, working closely with the Marketing Department.
  • To ensure the necessary business resources are engaged and effectively managed in order to implement UK trade and category plans.
  • To achieve UK Commercial Objectives through focused support of a cross-functional team working, including Supply Chain, Purchasing, Sales and Finance.
  • To develop strong customer relationships through both formal business review meetings and informal contact and discussion at all levels

We are looking for a resilient, highly numerate, commercially astute leader with extensive commercial experience, with the ability to influence at a Senior Level and to deliver a challenging Business Plan.

The successful Grocery Sales Director candidate will:

  • Currently be a Sales Director ready for a fresh challenge OR an outstanding Account / Channel / Grocery Controller OR Director ready for the next step
  • Have a proven success of building outstanding partnerships with Grocery retailers
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in high pressure environment
  • Have great Shopper & Category marketing knowledge & experience
  • Finally, be a great experienced Leader

If you would like to find out more about this Grocery Sales Director role then please forward your CV quoting reference 17/15282/7 for more information and visit our website for further opportunities.

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