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Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93881
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.25240.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 11, 2013 15:54

Job Description

Our client due to continued and ambitious growth plans is seeking a driven and ambitious Commercial Manager responsible for purchasing products across food and non food sectors from leading FMCG suppliers and distributing into retail and wholesale channels in the UK & Europe. If you are seeking a role that combines a commercial understanding, strategic thinking, developing long term supplier relationships and full autonomy on negotiations this will be an ideal role for you. This role will suit hungry candidates with proven results within sales or buying from an FMCG or Retail background. You will be responsible for creating sustainable business, ownership of your suppliers and delivering budgeted revenue, gross profit 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 pricing which align to the agreed strategies and tactics, delivering expected margin * Responsible for the forecasting of major account * To actively lead, supporting development by coaching across and within the team This opportunity will offer development and progression into further senior commercial roles, our client in return offers an extremely competitive package (including uncapped bonus potential) 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.