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Senior Commercial Manager - M&S or Sainsburys

DR Newitt
South East England OR East Midlands
60-90K plus car plus bonus plus package
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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If you have a passion for leading M&S and Sainsburys and representing one of the UKs largest chilled food groups, this is the role for you!




My client are looking for a Senior Commercial Manager to join their business and support leading their largest retail accounts. They are experiencing unrivalled growth and are looking for someone who can help maintain and grow their client base in retail.




The Role:




  • As they have developed some exciting new brands, working closely with NPD & Marketing will be crucial for the success of this role Driving, delivering and implementing the business plans, ensuring all parts of the business are engaged and focused on results. Building strong relationships with site teams and suppliers in order to drive the customer agenda. Proactively manage customer perception and drive the quality agenda with the site teams. A close understanding of Category Management principles and their implementation



Skills and Experiences:




  • Track record of dealing with the major retailers at buyer level for at least 3-5 years (M&S, Waitrose, Sainsbury etc) Will have a good understanding of Own Label and Branded products and knowledge of what retailers look for in a respected supplier partner Will be strong numerically and be able to interpret data and utilise market information



Benefits to Include:




  • Car Allowance Company Bonus Scheme Pension Scheme 2 Employee Volunteering Days per year Online and High-street retailer discount scheme and well-being portal Employee well-being and community support groups Charity Initiatives and Team events



If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or contact Gareth Baerecke 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

Company info
0131 226 5060
3rd floor 2 Lochrin Square
96 fountainbridge
Eh3 9QA
United Kingdom

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