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Commercial Director - Bakery Ingredients

Seven Search & Selection
South East UK
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Commercial Director – Bakery Ingredients
Location: South East
C£165k DOE + Highly attractive bonus + Package

The business:
•           A well-established £multi-million UK Bakery Ingredients supplier to the bakery, B2B, food manufacturing and foodservice sectors with a reputation for second-to-none customer service, quality, honesty & integrity
•           Currently experiencing a period of unprecedented growth with ambitious but equally achievable plans for continued double digit growth over the next 5 years to reach a turnover of c£100m
•           Their culture puts the customer at the heart of the business providing an unparalleled service from every facet of the business
•           As a key part of their continued growth, they are now seeking to recruit a Commercial Director

In the role you should expect to:
•           Develop & lead the execution of their 5-year strategic plan through your technical expertise, network in Bakery Ingredients and leadership capabilities
•           Report to the CEO, and be fully P&L accountable for current and new business targets – with an emphasis very much on the latter
•           Identify and bring other strategic commercial opportunities to the business
•           Maintain and build a high-performing commercial team, optimising company processes & systems and providing support to the wider business and other departments.

The business is looking for a Commercial Director that has:
•           Natural leadership qualities to inspire & motivate others in their team but also across the wider business 
•           A strong reputation for honesty & integrity built up over a c15 year period of sustained success in the field of Bakery Ingredients
•           A natural passion & motivation for building new and maintaining close relationships with key customers & suppliers in the Bakery Ingredients sector
•           Excellent demonstratable new business generation, account management, negotiation, communication & interpersonal skills.
•           Given the nature & size of the role, it’s expected that you’ll be within a commutable distance to their Southeast based Head Office 

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 7/17045/7. Confidentiality assured.

Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. For alternative opportunities please search our vacancies on our website.
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