Head of Commercial - Premium Food Products.

Yorkshire and the Humber
Competitive Package
11 Apr 2019
11 May 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you an Account Director or Business Unit Head looking for a broader and more strategic involvement?

Do you want to lead a £150m business unit that is looking to grow exponentially over the next 5 years.

Do you have the ambition to manage and coach a large cross functional team?

MacGregor Black is currently working on an opportunity with a prestigious and well-respected FMCG company, based in Yorkshire, for a Head of Commercial - Premium Food Products.

This Head of Commercial opportunity is heavily new business development focused and will be tasked with growing a wide range of their branded and private label portfolio in the premium grocery and online retailers - Sainsbury's, M&S, Waitrose, Ocado & Amazon.

We are looking for candidates with a minimum of three years Account Director experience within a recognised food and drink supplier. Extensive P&L and team management exposure within a recognised FMCG manufacturer is essential in this role.

What is expected of you:

  • To write and deliver the commercial strategy for a large business unit
  • Build top to top relationships with key stakeholders in your customers 
  • Manage a cross functional team of 10 cross functional colleagues
  • Work with customer marketing & Insight teams to write the category story

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a future Commercial Director with the skills to influence some highly demanding customers. You will have strong commercial acumen and be a dynamic professional who is both customer & people focussed.

On offer to the successful candidate is the opportunity to work with a portfolio of category leading products. 

You must be; An Outstanding Communicator, an Influencer, a Negotiator, a Project Manager, Highly Numerate, Results Driven, Self-Motivated, Energetic and Personable. 

Please apply if this sounds like the right role for you.

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