Business Development Manager – Pet Foods – The North West

North West England
An excellent remuneration package will be on offer to the successful candidate
12 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

An experienced Business Development Manager is required for a leading Pet Food company supplying formulations and recipes to the UK, European and Global Pet sector,

This is a sales & commercial role which offers the opportunity for the applicant to look after both existing clients and new business development in the above markets.

Primarily a field orientated role, you can expect to spend up to 60% of your time with customers and 40% in the office. A strong commercial mind along with experience in the area will be required to assist the existing commercial team and then ongoing account management and sales support skills.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Proven work experience in a Commercial sales role within the Companion Pet Food Equine, Animal Feed Manufacture or Human Food Sectors
  • A good knowledge of pet nutrition is desirable, but is not essential as training and support will be given.  
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Commercially astute
  • Drive and ambition
  • Highly motivated, with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Full UK driving license and willingness to travel

This role offers excellent career prospects for the right candidate with potential opportunities for International travel


An excellent remuneration package will be on offer to the successful candidate

To apply:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to

For more information please call:  Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524, Mobile: 07730 218934 

Please be assured that all calls are treated in complete confidence

Thank you. 

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

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