about 1 month ago
Commercial Manager | Fresh Produce | Ely
Salary £50-70k + package
About Our Client
We are working with a business who are investing massively in their future and the future of British Produce. They have an incredible reputation already and are looking to continue to significantly grow their presence in the market with the completion of 2 ongoing projects. As a result of this growth, they are looking to appoint an effective Commercial Manager to join the team and
About the Job
You will be working closely with the Managing Director ensuring their customers are managed effectively. You will be responsible for a range of customers, including some Category Manager (packer) customers as well as some direct to retail business as well. Ultimately, all of their produce is going to Retailers, so you will need to understand what drives their decision making processes, how to influence it and how to make the most of it. You will need to speak to their various sites in the UK, ensuring supply volumes are forecasted and reported accurately.
The Ideal Candidate
You will definitely come from a Fresh Produce background and you will be well experienced with the UK Retailers. This experience might come having dealt with them directly OR having dealt with the packers who ultimately supply them. The business is in a period of significant growth so they need an effective operator who can keep on top of all of the happenings and updates. A good understanding over the supply chain would be a great advantage as well.
If this role sounds of interest and you would like to have a confidential discussion about it, please get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530 or apply via the link.