Sales Director - Foodservice

4 days left

Location
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
£80,000 - £100,000 per annum + Full Package
Posted
13 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
CS/344
Contact
Sean Lydon
Position/Level
Department Head, Director
Responsibilities
Sales, Strategy
Sector
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our client, an International Food Group that has an exceptional reputation for quality and innovation, is recruiting a Sale Director - Foodservice.

This newly created position will be responsible for the day to day running of the UK Foodservice customer agenda. You will hold full responsibility for customer strategy, budget delivery, P&L, business development and all customer interface activity and account management.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Creation of channel strategy and execution of agreed strategy
  • Delivery of UK Foodservice volume and margin budgets
  • Full P&L responsibility for customers managed in partnership with finance
  • To lead, manage, coach and develop the UK Foodservice Sales team
  • Collaboration with supply chain, operations, technical, marketing and innovation to drive customer agenda and improve relationships

Person Specification:

  • Extensive experience in senior commercial/leadership roles within UK Foodservice
  • Good understanding of both costing, pricing strategy and general P&L
  • Good all-rounder that understands supply chain, technical, finance, operations, innovation, marketing as well as sales/commercial
  • Key customer/market knowledge for UK Foodservice channels
  • Ability to work as a team member, whilst also showing ability to work on own initiative and be proactive in providing solutions
  • Ability to thrive on ambiguity/change and be able to push the business into new opportunities/directions
  • Be alert to changing situations, showing flexibility in approach and working patterns, and by being adaptable in difficult circumstances and continuously strive to achieve results
  • Excellent communicator at all levels with an established and wide network of contacts
  • Curious, inspirational, creative
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Leadership and management skills to direct, manage and coach direct report and wider team where necessary
  • Persuasive negotiator

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