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Senior Business Manager, International Exports / Sales

The People Co. / Sell Jobs
London / Hybrid
Up to £59,000 plus £5,700 car allowance and 25% bonus.
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Company:

A global business, iconic brands, a rich heritage, a leading food/drinks organisation, multi-sited factories across most continents… these are all hallmarks of this blue chip, instantly recognisable business. Their values embrace serving customers with quality products again and again and their culture enables their management and operational teams to aspire to greater achievement and the fulfilment of career aspirations. 

The Role:

The primary focus of this role will be to develop commercial relationships and manage the sales of the business’s portfolio of branded products for retail and distributor customers within the UK and European market. This will also involve overseeing and executing strategically important projects and work to identify new business and market opportunities.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of c.400 tonnes, c.£2 million Net Sales of existing business.
  • Development and implementation of the business strategies in order to maximise and maintain presence of the company’s branded product across the region.
  • Ongoing management of cost and selling prices and associated margin implications.
  • Ongoing liaison with distributors, their management teams and sales forces.
  • Ongoing liaison with all external teams (contracted agencies, third party manufacturers etc) to
  • fulfil role.
  • Ongoing liaison with all internal teams (Supply & Support, Projects Team etc) to assist with the process of turning strategy into action.

People Profile:

  • Organised, able to prioritise and deliver to deadlines, the job holder needs to be tenacious.
  • Numerate with good analytical skills, preferably with a degree of commercial acumen.
  • Culturally aware with strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Self motivated and resilient with the ability to work alone as well as part of the team.
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships and communicate across all levels of business.
  • Willing to travel (roughly 6 days a month).
  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Growth mindset with an ability to think strategically and produce results.
  • Continuous improvement with a strong focus on excellence.
  • Coming up with creative solutions

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

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.



People working in sales, marketing and commercial roles have a crucial part to play in scaling and growing organisations. They are also the face of the company to the outside world. In our Sell division, we know that whilst the same core skills are required, it’s imperative to match a candidate’s individual personality to a company culture in which they’ll thrive. From sales executives to brand marketing managers and commercial directors, our People can help.

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