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Business Unit Director - Grocery Channel

  • Location

    London, England

  • Discipline:

    Sales

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £ Six Figure Base + Car + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Mark Gouland

  • Contact email:

    mark.gouland@macgregorblack.com

  • Salary:

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  • Salary band:

    0

  • Reference:

    557_1574954815

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-21

  • Consultant:

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Are you an experienced Account Director or National Account Controller looking to join a market leading branded and private label food supplier?

Do you have the people skills to build strategic relationships with major supermarket customers?

Are you a forward-thinking leader who can lead a cross functional team of 16 colleagues?

MacGregor Black is currently working with a prestigious and well-respected food supplier, based in the Greater London area, for a Business Unit Director - Grocery

The role is focused on developing strategic relationships with the largest customers in the UK Grocery portfolio. We are looking for candidates with a minimum of three years Controller experience within a recognised FMCG supplier. Top 4 Multiple experience (Ideally Asda, Sainsburys & Tesco) within a major branded FMCG / Food & Drink supplier is preferable.

What's expected of you:

* To deliver profitable growth for our client's biggest grocery customers
* Build strong and sustainable relationships within multiple stakeholders across the channel
* Responsible for a cross functional business unit of 16 colleagues ( 3 direct reports )
* Working closely with NPD & Technical teams to bring new product lines to market.

What are we looking for:

We are looking for a future Sales Director who has the passion and drive to lead the companies top account base. You will have strong commercial acumen and be a dynamic professional who is both customer & people focused.
On offer to the successful candidate is the opportunity to work with a portfolio of category leading Food Brands. £ Six Figure Base Salary + 10% Car Allowance, also includes Private Health Insurance, Pension, Exceptional Bonus Potential.
You must be; an Outstanding People Leader, Strong Negotiator, a Project Manager, Highly Numerate, Results Driven, Self-Motivated, Energetic and Personable.

Please apply if this sounds like the right career opportunity for you.