Group Sales Manager

CPA Recruitment
Up to £55,000
Closing date
14 Feb 2022

View more

Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

A market leading food ingredients business, very well regarded within the industry they produce consistently high-quality products and give exceptional customer service.  This exceptional business now has an opportunity for a home-based, confident and enthusiastic sales manager, to join them, selling their range of products and managing the sales team.

The Role

The Group Sales Manager will be responsible for:

  • Organisation, motivation, and leadership of the UK team of Sales Account Managers
  • Development and performance of sales activities for large processors and blue-chip accounts
  • Achieve a continuous sales growth both personally and group-wide to achieve maximum profitability
  • Reporting on sales activities, business trends, customer feedback and competitors’ activity
  • Working closely with other in-house teams, particularly NPD and marketing
  • Monitoring and actioning sales office queries, documentation and supply chain issues
  • Attending trade fairs, exhibitions and head office meetings as required
  • Working closely with the credit control department to ensure overdue accounts are settled
  • Research of potential opportunities, looking at market trends, events and competition
  • Monitoring the sales teams KPIs, progress and performance, conducting reviews and agreeing plans
  • Forecasting and planning sales strategies



Personal Profile


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in sales of food ingredients
  • Sales team management experience is essential
  • Competent IT skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Good trouble shooter with strong multi-tasking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and negotiation skills at all levels
  • Food Science qualification preferred, or related field
  • Dynamic, positive working attitude
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Although home-based, you will be required to travel across the UK and Ireland, occasionally international travel may be required



Ref Code: FMW40204

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Lisa Fox.

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.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE

Apply for Group Sales Manager

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

Add a cover message

Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on FoodmanJobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar Jobs