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Interim Commercial Manager – Top 4 Grocery (Frozen Food)

Clear Edge Search & Selection Ltd
Home Based
Day Rate Negotiable - Dependent on Experience – Immediate Start
Closing date
13 Feb 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Interim Commercial Manager – Top 4 Grocery (Frozen Food)

Day Rate Negotiable - Dependent on Experience – Immediate Start

Location – Home Based

As a market leader in the frozen food category, my client turnover £60m in the UK and are part of a larger European group that turn over in excess £300m, supplying a high-quality range of products. There are 13 sites across Europe with three of those in the UK.

They have a strong presence within foodservice supplying all the major wholesalers and end user customers and are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to grow. They have recently launched new products into a number of retailers across Europe, including Aldi, Lidl and Carrefour, as this has resulted in tremendous growth, they are looking to replicate this in the UK and launch into the top 6 multiples.

As Commercial Manager you will be responsible for leading the full process alongside the Group Commercial Director, to create a strategic business plan to take the products to market. You will be heavily involved in Category insight and NPD and will be expected to use your existing network of contacts with the major multiples to gain new business. You should have excellent working relationships both internally and externally.

To be considered for this opportunity, it is essential you have experience working for an FMCG food manufacturer, within the frozen category. You must have recent experience of working with top 4 accounts and have a high level of commercial acumen and numerical skills. You must also have experience working with own label products.

There may be an opportunity for a permanent position however at this stage they are eager to bring someone in on an Interim basis for three days a week to work remotely. It will involve a two stage interview process both via teams.

Please only apply if you meet the criteria, I will endure to get back to all applicants however the closing date for applications will be 18th January, if you do not hear back you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

You can apply by sending your CV to


Clear Edge are an executive search and selection business, specialising in roles from middle management to Board level in FMCG and Retail sectors.

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  • Food
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