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Business Manager - Foodservice

Business Manager - Foodservice

Posted 15 May by Pure Resourcing Solutions
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I am recruiting for a British food company who provide solutions for retailers and manufacturers who are looking for their next sales foodie to develop the foodservice channel strategy where significant opportunity has been identified.  If you have good knowledge of foodservice and enjoy selling to the industry, this could be the perfect role for you.  

Working with procurement, technical and NPD teams, you will refine briefs, quote for new business, manage the commercials, negotiate and drive projects forward to agree annual contracts.  

Key Responsibilities
  • Focusing on new business development.
  • To establish new profitable and sustainable sales revenue within the Foodservice channel.
  • Management of the P&L, forecast, and risks & opportunities to plan.
  • Establishing strong relationships with customers and being their primary point of contact.

Ideal Candidate
  • Must possess strong selling and negotiation experience within FMCG.
  • Will have managed multiple accounts as a National Account Manager within Foodservice.
  • Demonstrate intimate knowledge of the Market, its dynamics, and its key customers.
  • Able to identify opportunities and build strong customer relationships quickly.
  • Managed Own Label ranges.
  • Negotiated and delivered long-term contracts.
  • Graduate calibre, with excellent communication skills and high levels of IT literacy and financial acumen.
  • Ability to lead the customer/channel agenda across the business.
  • A team player, but able to think independently and manage time effectively.
  • Must have a growth mindset, real results-focus and drive to succeed, able to demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking, self-starter determination & that all important passion and desire to deliver.

As well as a basic salary, a car allowance of £6k is offered along with 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a bonus scheme, development training and private healthcare.  

This is a hybrid role with the expectation to work in the Norfolk office at least one day a week.  You will also be visiting customers so the ability to travel around East Anglia is a must.  

For more information on this role, please contact Emily at Pure.

Reference: 52449184

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