Commercial/ Business Unit Director
Retail - Sales - FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing

Job Title: 
Commercial/ Business Unit Director
Job Type: 
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
Base Salary: 
Short and Long-Term Incentives
Ref: CUD/896/44
About this position: 

Our client is a highly-respected British Food Group with a leading market share across Grocery and foodservice channels in the UK. Due to planned customer specific growth plans, they are looking to appoint a business unit director to lead a £70m+ multisite operation.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the Group Managing Director, you will hold full strategic responsibility for your business unit performance in an autonomous leadership position.


  • Will lead and mentor a multifunctional management team to drive profitable revenues and operational excellence with both operational and commercial support from an award-winning British food group.


  • Will engage with the customer at the highest level to create best in class collaborative working practices.
The Person: 
  • Ideally degree educated you will be a proven, commercially astute executive with a successful track record in an added value food manufacturing environment where a customer centric/ collaborative approach is required to grow profitable revenues.


  • Will have a solid understanding of the commercial and technical requirements of UK Grocers with the ability to represent the business at the highest level.


  • Excellent communication and leadership skills with the ability to develop a multifunctional team in a growth environment.