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Business Development Manager

CPA Recruitment
United Kingdom
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Supplying the best quality of products, raw materials and ingredients, my client is an innovative global solutions provider. The Business Development Manager (food ingredients) will be responsible for the development of new business by the development of new opportunities and managing a few existing customers.

The Role

The candidate that we are looking for should have an entrepreneurial and can do approach to new business development with good communication and presentation skills. You should be a problem solver who likes to change and innovate. Your personality should be described as enterprising, enthusiastic and energetic. You are required to have accurate reporting skills with attention to detail and efficiency. Your method is characterised as solution and results-oriented, and you should have strong analytical skills. You will act as a full partner for your relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues. In addition to staying knowledgeable of any changes that could improve quality requirements for our customers. This is very much a hunting role and not for someone who wants to be an account manager, this area is ripe for development by the Business Development Manager


Personal Profile


  • Degree in food related subject preferred or minimum 3-5 years relevant commercial experience selling food ingredients to food manufacturers
  • Product experience with bakery and savoury applications of food ingredients
  • Enjoys developing new business and builds strong relationships quickly
  • Customer & result focus
  • New business hunter
  • Negotiating skills
  • Market orientation
  • Networking
  • Tenacious personality
  • Problem analysis
  • Relevant technical knowledge
  • This is a home based role, but UK travel to prospects will be required. 
  • Car allowance or a company car option


Ref Code: FMW40444

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the 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
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