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Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94285
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.85745.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 08, 2014 17:43

Job Description

Our client due to ongoing growth plans is seeking a driven and ambitious Commercial Manager responsible for purchasing products across grocery and non food sectors from FMCG manufacturers and distributing into retail, wholesale and discount channels. 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, ownership of your suppliers and delivering budgeted revenue, gross profit and business development targets within your accounts while playing a leadership role within their category team as well as securing new accounts. 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 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 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.