Sales Director

South East England (GB)
Up to £140,000 + Full Executive Package, Uncapped bonus and long term incentives
07 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Business Development, Sales, Strategy
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type

Our client is an international food group with revenues in excess of €3bn globally and an enviable customer base across Grocery and Foodservice markets in both Brand and Private label categories. Due to a restructure, they are looking to appoint a Sales Director to lead UK and ROI channels.

The Role:

  • Reporting directly to UK Managing Director and a key member of the senior leadership team you will enjoy complete strategic responsibility for sales, customer service, marketing and NPD across all channels in the UK in a highly autonomous role
  • Operating through both a hands on and strategic approach you will shape, lead and mentor a large multifunctional team with 6 direct reports
  • Will engage with customers to build strong collaborative relationships across multiple business channels and work closely with other functional business leaders to ensure targets are achieved.

The Person

  • Of graduate calibre, you will have a proven track record in the UK food sector with the ability to prove you can increase profitable revenues and significant exposure to UK
  • Grocery customers ideally with both brand and private label categories
  • Will have achievements leading new product development initiatives and launches alongside customers in a collaborative manner, especially the UK Grocers.
  • The gravitas to represent the business in the UK with the ability to lead a multi-functional customer facing team.

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