Business Development Manager UK and Ireland
£60,000 - £70,000 + Package
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the senior management team of a well-established and reputable business based in the South East. My client is a leader in their ingredient sector in the UK and a major player in the worldwide market, this is an amazing opportunity to join the team and contribute to their innovative outlook.
This is an ideal role for a former chef looking to lead the development of sales and new products for the UK and Ireland, from within a large, stable ingredients business. You will work closely with both internal colleagues and customers to identify opportunities for NPD, leveraging the innovation and technical experience. Whilst growing the specialist ingredient portfolio and capturing growth in the region. You will also take key insights and feed these back into the team, regionally and globally to share specific product knowledge. As a customer focussed business, you will bring passion and an innovative approach to the product sector. This is a home based sales role with extensive travel, mostly across the UK and Ireland.
You will have worked as a chef, with a real passion for food and an interest the food ingredients sector
Setting goals and securing sales will be part of your DNA
Highly developed negotiation skills
Leadership and the ability to motivate teams to maintain existing accounts and secure new business
An ethos of continuous improvement achieving the highest level of commercial performance and maximising profitability
Extensive experience and knowledge of the food and beverage industry with preferably some experience of technical sales, R&D and running trials
Ability to lead and influence
In return you will receive and excellent salary with car and benefits
You will be a valuable member of the senior team
You will be part of a company that is growing rapidly and potential is unlimited
To apply, in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the reference and for the attention of Lisa Fox by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8203 1000.
Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.