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Commercial Channel Manager

Job Title: Commercial Channel Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: Highly Competitive Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91675
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.65355.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 05, 2013 16:25

Job Description

Our client due to ambitious growth plans is seeking a driven and ambitious Commercial Channel Manager to distribute and grow food and non food branded categories into multi channel retailers. If you are seeking a role that combines a commercial understanding, strategic thinking, supplier development and ‘out the box’ negotiations this will be an ideal role for you. You will be responsible for creating sustainable business plans, taking ownership of your suppliers, delivering budgeted revenue and business development targets within your accounts while playing a leadership role within the category team. Key Responsibilities: * Develop account specific strategic plans to ensure sustainable growth within the supplier base, ensuring that each supplier has a specific account strategy. * To develop supplier specific tactics that deliver revenue and profit growth whilst aligning to agreed strategies. * Develop and maintain supplier contacts to drive further opportunities. * For negotiating deals, promotional and export pricing which align to the agreed strategies and tactics, delivering expected margin. * Responsible for the forecasting of major accounts. * To actively lead and support development within the team. * This will also have an International remit. This role would suit either a buying or account management / sales background with a strong FMCG understanding. This opportunity will offer development and progression into further senior commercial roles, our client in return offers an extremely competitive package for candidates that show the relevant entrepreneurial, drive and commercial attributes. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.