Head of Retail Sales, Food Manufacturing, London

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Competitive basic plus bonus and benefits
Closing date
26 Sep 2019

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Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
London (Greater)
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Team leadership and strategy development but still working directly with customers - isn't that the perfect combination?

A great opportunity to lead and manage a small but successful team of Account Managers as well as engaging at senior level with key customers.

The company are a well-established international protein business selling to customers across UK and Europe within retail, wholesale and foodservice sectors. This role is to lead and develop the sales strategy for retail and wholesale business across the UK market, whilst liaising with senior colleagues across the other international regions.

Although this business is global and sells across 65 countries worldwide, the UK business is a small team with a great supportive attitude, strong work ethic and fantastic story to tell regarding heritage and sustainability.

Career development and long-term opportunity will be to grow the team and look at how to expand into new channels and retailers across European countries.

Key requirements of this role are:

- Greater London based

- Experience of managing retail customers and trading relationships with processors and end users

- Experience of commercial negotiation with major UK grocery retailers

- Food background is essential within meat, poultry, seafood or fresh produce

- Demonstrable people management and strong team leadership

- Energetic, ambitious and with a great communication style

- Experience of creating and delivering on strategic projects

If you feel that this exciting challenge represents the next step you are looking for then apply with your CV today or call me to chat further.

Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778 REF. AJT895300

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Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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