Commercial General Manager Ref: CGM/896/31
FMCG Food / Drink - Retail - Sales
£120k base

Job Title: 
Commercial General Manager Ref: CGM/896/31
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
Retail
Sales
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£120k base
Bonus: 
Full Exec Package, 50% bonus
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
CGM/896/31
About this position: 

Our client is a leading British Food group who manufacture a range of Premium chilled and frozen foods and enjoy a leading market share across UK Grocery and foodservice channels. They are looking to appoint a commercial general manager to lead a c.£50m turnover business unit.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the group MD you will have complete responsibility for business unit performance (c.£50m P&L/ 300+ staff) and focus on increasing both commercial and operational performance.
  • Will lead the BU leadership team with 6 Direct reports including Commercial, NPD, Operations, HR and Supply Chain with additional support from group functions.
  • Will engage with and create collaborative relationships with customers at the highest level to ensure long and short-term targets are achieved.
The Person: 
  • Ideally degree educated you will have a successful track record within the food sector with the ability to prove you can increase profitability by creating long term successful/ collaborative relationships with British Grocery retail customers
  • The ability to lead a multi-functional team with excellent customer facing communication skills and a solid understanding of both commercial and technical requirements of UK customers.
  • Will be keen to join a growing British business and be committed to delivering long-term success and leadership to a focussed business unit.