Commercial Strategy & Planning Manager

Vertex Resourcing
Home Counties
£65,000 + Car Allowance & Bonus
Closing date
5 Aug 2021

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Key Skills & Exp:

  • Experience in a commercial function within FMCG and a clear passion for the industry
  • Ability to problem-solve with a proven track record of creating profitable solutions for customers.
  • Degree educated
  • Understanding of wider functions, and the commercial interface between retailers and manufacturers.

Job Description:

This is a brand-new role within an exciting division of huge globally recognised FMCG. Being the liaison between marketing and sales you will lead a multifunctional team, creating and delivering commercial business plans across multiple customers. You will define a commercial strategy that can unlock growth and new distribution for a portfolio of household brands.  

This is a big and influential role in an environment that is all about bringing change, pace, and innovative thinking to. 

You will be a critical interface and genuine leader, capable of influencing senior stakeholders and taking others on a journey with you.  

This role would suit an experienced NAM or Category Manager looking for a breadth move.  

Perks and Benefits:

  • Highly supportive environment within a purpose-led business
  • Complete ownership over projects
  • Fantastic flexible working arrangement
  • Opportunity to develop and coach a high performing team



Since its creation in 2006, Vertex Resourcing has become the go-to partner both for organisations in the Consumer Goods industry and individuals looking to further their career in this exciting space.

Recruiting a broad range of roles across Sales, Marketing, Category Management, Insight, MS&P, Finance, HR, NPD, Buying, Supply Chain and Digital, we’re renowned for our close relationships and high quality / low volume approach.

We typically represent individuals and handle recruitment assignments across a broad salary range from £40,000 through to £150,000 but we’re always happy to talk to those with needs outside of this.

We’re well known for our straight talking, frank and uncomplicated approach – we don’t do templates / “one size fits all” but provide an individual service to maximise exposure individuals and businesses alike.

We’re proud to work for some of the biggest names in Consumer Goods but equally to have helped many organisations at the start of their journey from innovator led start ups through to SMEs and VC buyouts.

Our high standards of professional conduct are reinforced and recognised by our status as a full member.REC Logo

Interested in being a part of Vertex?.. We pride ourselves on what we give back to those who make us a success and recently placed in the Top 5 of "Hunted's Best UK Reward Structures"

If you'd like to talk further or find out more please get in touch! 

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Parc House
25-37 Cowleaze Road
Kingston Upon Thames
United Kingdom

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