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Business Development Chef

b3 jobs
West Midlands
£40,000 - £45,000 + Car Allowance
Closing date
25 Feb 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Business Development Chef

£40,000 - £45,000 + Car Allowance
West Midlands
Job ref: 8009

The company

You will be working with a well-established food manufacturer of chilled and frozen products.

The business is proud of its reputation of bringing innovative food solutions to their customers, receiving multiple awards and recognition within their product sector.

The job

The purpose of your role as Business Development Chef is to develop and support business opportunities by building strong relationships with existing and new food development teams.

Key tasks:

  • Research and analyse prospective foodservice menus to identify potential gaps.
  • Create and put forward product proposals suitable for prospective foodservice menus.
  • Accompany National Account Manager with product presentations to customers.
  • Build relationships with key decision makers both internal and external to support business growth.
  • Research and communicate regular feedback to colleagues regarding market trends and competitor activity.

Skills & experience required

Key skills and experience for the Business Development Chef include:

  • A proven Development Chef at a senior level with a broad knowledge of the foodservice market.
  • Ideally experience in a food manufacturing business or the foodservice sector.
  • Good awareness of food consumer and market trends.
  • Strong communication, social and networking skills.
  • Excellent business acumen with strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Computer literate.
  • Clean, UK valid driving licence.

More details

The Business Development Chef job is based in West Midlands and is paying £40,000 - £45,000 according to your experience.

The package also includes a £5,000 car allowance, laptop, and mobile phone.

How to apply

To be considered for the Business Development Chef job, please click the Apply button.

After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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Alternate job titles

Senior Development Chef | NPD Chef | New Product Development Chef | Business Chef | Innovation Chef | Menu Development Chef | Food Manufacturing NPD Jobs


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