Senior Commercial Manager

The Advocate Group
UK Wide
£65,000 - £75,000 + car and bonus
Closing date
29 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Title: Senior Commercial Manager

Would you like to work for an innovative plant based food manufacturer that wants to go from a challenger brand to £100m turnover within a short time frame. Do you want to be instrumental in the strategy and lead the business forward through fresh ideas? If so I want to hear from you.

We are looking to speak with astute Commercial Managers with a passion for the plant based or Vegan industry. You will need to be a flexible individual that has the ability to get behind a challenger brand and hit the ground running, you will be responsible for developing and delivering the strategy for the largest customer. As such experience dealing with the Top Four Mults is essential and an interest in the meat free space/consumer trends would be beneficial.

You will be instrumental in the growth of the business, working alongside equally passionate professionals. This is an exciting time to be joining a brand with great backing and great ambition.

Key Responsibilities

  • To implement and lead strategy for Top Four retailer.
  • Responsible for sales and profit delivery.
  • Contract negotiations, new product costing.
  • Responsibility for promotions, forecasting and seasonal products.
  • Be a leader into new channels and wholesalers.

Key Experience

  • Adaptability to be involved in a wide range of tasks to support the growth of the business.
  • Broad understanding of business functions, with understanding of brand and retailer brand.
  • Entrepreneurial flare and spirit.
  • Experience in FMCG with major retailer knowledge.
  • Ability to build rapport and a track record of commercial dealings.

You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


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Contact Us
  • The Advocate Group
  • 1 St Peter's Square,
  • Manchester
  • M2 3DE
  • GB
  • 0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
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