Senior Commercial Manager - Major Retail

D R Newitt
East Anglia
Salary dependent on experience - Circa £60-65,000
Closing date
16 May 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts
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Job Details

An Ambient Food manufacturer are looking to add a Senior Commercial Manager to their team focussing on their two largest accounts Tesco & Sainsbury's. This role has arisen due to an internal promotion. 

The Sainsbury’s account is their fastest growing customer and has a lot of potential for more growth while Tesco is the largest.

The business is predominately Own Label focused with some brands, and work across Retail, wholesale and industrial. The role also offers the chance to travel abroad with customers to visit the sites in Italy.

The role offers a lot of autonomy and will require a hands on and driven candidate to lead cross functional projects.

The Role:

  • To manage & grow the Tesco & Sainsbury’s account – Full P&L responsibility
  • Potential for management if candidate has experience in this.
  • Own Label focussed
  • Mix of Office & Home based, with customer visits 

The Candidate:

  • Must have experience working with the major grocery retailers, preferably Tesco or Sainsbury’s
  • Own Label & Ambient product experience preferred 
  • Be very autonomous and initiative

 If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or contact John Hancock on 0131 226 5060


D R Newitt are Food, Drink and FMCG recruitment specialists providing permanent and interim recruitment services: 

We offer Headhunting, Search & Selection and Advertising services across the following disciplines:
•    Sales
•    Marketing and Category
•    Executive
•    Supply Chain / Buying
•    Technical / Quality
•    NPD / Process / Development Chefs
•    Operations / Manufacturing
•    Engineering
•    HR and Finance

To enquire about a specific role or to have a confidential discussion about your career path, call or email us:

  • Edinburgh Office 0131 226 5060 
  • Manchester Office 0161 833 0181

Find Us
0131 226 5060
38 Melville Street

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