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Business Unit Controller - Impulse / Convenience

Job Title: Business Unit Controller - Impulse / Convenience
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90977
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: CMW.40799.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 26, 2012 08:52

Job Description

This medium sized international food manufacturer with an instantly recognisable brand portfolio is looking for a Business Unit Controller for its Convenience channel. In this role you will develop the channel strategy to meet agreed business performance levels over a 3 year planning period and set a clear direction over this timeframe for the Business Unit Account Team and Cross Functional Teams. You will manage key customers at Director level to facilitate the wider business agenda and negotiates long term strategic objectives with those prioritised channel customers - delegating delivery to other team members. You will manage the business unit budget to maximise financial performance (both internally and with customers) within agreed levels. You will have the experience to lead, manage, motivate and develop your team through ensuring that all development and management tools are in place i.e. appraisals and relevant training programmes etc. To be successful in this role you must have proven experience in Top 6 retail account management and medium sized team leadership from a branded FMCG business. You must have strong influencing and communication skills across all levels. Educated to degree level, this role would suit an existing Controller or Senior [National Account Manager](/searches/national-account-manager-jobs--3) looking for a progressive step.