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Sales Controller F&B Ingredients

Seven Search & Selection
Highly Attractive salary plus benefits
Closing date
20 Jun 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

Our client: 

  • Has quickly become one of the leaders in their industry
  • Maintains a presence in markets across the globe working with an array of customers
  • There’s barely a name they don’t deal with as their product innovation has taken the world by storm and led to exceptional growth.
  • This growth has led to yet another role creation at a Sales Controller in their B2B division
  • Are quickly building an industry leading team with innovative, ambitious thinkers and a down to earth culture

The role: 

  • Working in an EMEA focused role, as Sales Controller, you will lead a team, with a focus on new business in the ingredients sector
  • To develop and lead this passionate and driven team of 3 direct reports, that have been earmarked as ‘High potential’
  • Take full P&L responsibility for your customer base, leading the commercial negotiations and agreeing the JBP’s
  • Work to identify and execute new business leads with the world’s biggest and fastest growing food and drink brands
  • Managing top-to-top pricing and strategy negotiations with full P&L responsibility.
  • Will be heavily focused on innovation and bringing new products to market to drive growth.
  • Works closely with cross functional teams both in the UK and Europe, so being an expert communicator is essential.

Ideal candidate: 

  • Will be blue-chip trained and have an expert understanding of the ingredients sector
  • Must have leadership experience but could be taking a step into their first large Controller role
  • Needs to have attention to detail but with a drive for new business
  • Is energetic, ambitious and can develop and motivate teams
  • Has experience of landing NPD – ideally from concept to launch
  • Has a technical knowledge of ingredients but can sell using consumer centric language
  • Ideally possesses experience working in international markets and has a network in food manufacturing

Benefits & details:  

  • A highly competitive salary which reflects their ambition to secure a Controller ready SNAM
  • Bonus, company car and package 
  • Excellent progression opportunities in a high growth environment


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 13/15957/7. Confidentiality assured.

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