Sales Director - Foodservice

4 days left

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£80,000 - £100,000 per annum + Full Package
13 May 2019
27 May 2019
Sean Lydon
Department Head, Director
Sales, Strategy
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type

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

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Apply for Sales Director - Foodservice

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

Your data will be passed to the recruiter who will contact you directly about your application. For more information about how we use your data please refer to our privacy and cookie policies.

By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs