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Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA

Seven Search & Selection
Split between West London office and home + 30% international trips
Up to £100k plus excellent benefits
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Category Management, Marketing, Sales

Job Details

Our client:

  • Extremely successful, global market leading FMCG consumer brand, with £multibillion turnover
  • Customers first choice in the sector they operate, highly innovative with extremely high levels of consumer engagement across all channels.
  • Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA is a dynamic role with responsibility for driving sales, profit and brand growth across EMEA.
  • Fantastic culture with a genuine care and focus on employees.
  • Role split between West London office (2 days a week) and home (3 days a week) Will involve 30% overseas travel.


The role:

  • As Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA you will be responsible for building and maximising senior stakeholder commercial relationships across EMEA across a complex diverse category of FMCG products.
  • The Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA will lead on annual strategic planning for the region including financial plans, quarterly business reviews and monthly.
  • In the role the Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA will work cross functionally with insights, innovation, finance etc to drive execution of projects that deliver targeted sales and profit.
  • Having a equal mix of strategy and execution responsibility the Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA will manage and develop a marketing manager and will ensure all strategic marketing and brand plans for EMEA are executed effectively
  • Developing a broad understanding of consumer, customer, shopper and the co sales and commercial agenda across a multi country geography.


Ideal candidate:

  • You will have in depth broad commercial experience across Sales, Brand, Marketing, Category and Strategy gained from a global FMCG brand this ideally will be from a complex category and will involve experience of working with various international markets and cultures.
  • As Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA you will have well rounded experience across sales and marketing and will have the ambition and drive to progress to a future director’s position.
  • It is essential to have fantastic stakeholder engagement, relationship building and communication skills both internally and externally.
  • You will be comfortable regularly communication with senior individuals including board level.
  • You will be using data and insights to drive decision making and will be able to demonstrate the rigor and attention to detail required for this role. 
  • The Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA will be able to demonstrate an equal mix of strategy and execution throughout their career.
  • The culture of this brand thrives in matrix working and building strong relationships is key to success.
  • The Senior Commercial Channel Manager EMEA will demonstrate excellent leadership and will be comfortable navigating ambiguity of a large complex multi-national organisation.  
  • In this entrepreneurial environment it is essential that you have excellent project management experience along with the ability to drive engagement and execution across the wider business.
  • You will thrive in a matrix blue chip structure that is down to earth, caring and personable.


Benefits & details:

  • Excellent package – up to £100,000 plus car allowance, bonus and excellent benefits  
  • Location = Role split between West London office (2 days a week) and home (3 days a week) plus will involve 30% international travel (approx.  6 planned trips a year 4 days each) 


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 1/16917/7. Confidentiality assured.


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Seven is a leading provider of multi-functional recruitment solutions in Consumer Goods & Retail, covering roles in Sales, Marketing, Head Office functions, Category, Operations and Manufacturing. We provide executive search and selection as well as award-winning RPO services and interim solutions.

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0330 010 8327
Yorkshire House, Greek Street
West Yorkshire

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