Commercial Manager (M&S) - Spalding

Bakkavor Group
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Closing date
13 Oct 2019
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Commercial Manager (M&S) - Spalding

Competitive Salary
Up to 10% Bonus
25 days holiday
Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension 
Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group

We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands. 

A fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join the Commercial team based at our site in Spalding has arisen. 

Your main accountabilities will include providing reports, analysing and interpreting data, managing the internal interaction with M&S and being the co-ordinating point of contact for the account. 

Reporting into the M&S Commercial Controller you will be a key point of contact with M&S across commercial, development and marketing. Whilst this role is based in Spalding you will be the liaison across all the M&S dedicates sites and therefore need to comfortable with occasional travel.

  • Develops internal working relationships across the functions to ensure commercial delivery
  • Co-ordinates and ensures all relevant input / output information is collated, processed and reviewed with the relevant teams
  • Collates input information and key measures needed to complete financial proposals, planning & forecasting
  • Supports the principles of Category management by providing and evaluating key measures and insights. Ensures all commercial activity is robustly managed & communicated through the business
  • Responsible for the consolidation and issuing of all Commercial reporting linked to Categories or projects to ensure seamless information flow across the business. Fulfils weekly task plan for the sectors
  • Supports the plan through provision of the right and timely insight, data, information processing etc to ensure Category or project delivery

You will be great at developing cross functional relationships, open to change and strive for continuous improvement. 

Bakkavör Group

Bakkavör Group was founded in 1986. Since then, the business has grown significantly and today Bakkavör Group is the leading provider of fresh prepared foods and produce.

The Group’s vision is to be recognised and respected as the world’s leading fresh prepared foods and produce provider. Bakkavör Group is the market leader in its key market areas.

Bakkavör Group makes over 6,000 products in 18 product categories, which are developed and sold predominantly under its customers’ own brands. In addition to the UK and Iceland, the Group also has business operations in France, Belgium, Spain, South Africa, China, the Czech Republic and the United States and is well-positioned for further expansion.

Our People

Our people and values are vital to our success, especially as we continue to grow rapidly, and our long-term aim is to become an employer of choice and a “good neighbour” in the local communities where our businesses are based.

We run a devolved business at Bakkavör, where managers are given the freedom to make decisions on a day-to-day basis in their business units. This autonomy is fundamental to doing business in our fast-growing markets and means that we require self-starting individuals who thrive in this type of environment.

Alongside this, much work has been completed to ensure that we offer strong functional and professional training and good development and successions, which allow our people to be recognised, rewarded and progressed across the Group.


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