Commercial Director

Recruiter
Henderson Brown Recruitment
Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2024
Closes
05 Jun 2024
Job Title
Associate Director
Category
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Henderson Brown are delighted to be partnering exclusively with an exciting retail focussed branded and own label food business in the search of a dynamic and experienced Commercial Director.

They are a leading FMCG business and part of a wider international business dedicated to expanding its footprint in the UK market. With a firm commitment to delivering top–tier, innovative products to consumers, the company stands at the forefront of the industry. As they embark on this journey of growth, they are seeking a Commercial Director who will spearhead the commercial functions, driving productivity and performance to ensure the realisation of our growth and profitability objectives.

As the Commercial Director, you will be entrusted with the following key responsibilities:

Strategic Planning: Develop and execute comprehensive commercial strategies in alignment with the company's overarching goals, conducting market analysis to identify growth opportunities.
Sales and Revenue Management: Lead the sales team to surpass revenue targets, implementing effective pricing strategies and nurturing relationships with key customers.
Market Expansion: Identify new market opportunities and devise market entry strategies while staying abreast of industry trends and competitor activities.
Commercial Ownership: Spearheading Commercial, Marketing and NPD teams towards common goals.
Team Leadership and Development: Provide strong leadership to the commercial team, recruiting, training, and motivating a skilled team, fostering collaboration across departments.
Financial Management: Manage the commercial budget efficiently, implementing cost–control measures and analysing financial performance to drive strategic recommendations.
Customer Relationship Management: Cultivate strong relationships with customers and partners, ensuring high levels of satisfaction through effective communication and problem resolution.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and attributes:

Proven senior leadership experience in the FMCG industry
Extensive experience in both private label and branded growth
Demonstrated success in developing and executing commercial strategies
Exceptional leadership, communication, and negotiation abilities
Strong analytical and financial management skills
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast–paced environment
Education to Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or related field

If you are a visionary leader with a passion for driving commercial success and are eager to join a dynamic team committed to innovation and growth then this could be the role for you role This is an exceptional opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the continued success of and future growth.

In return our client is offering an attractive basic salary, executive package and a role to influence and scope the future of the business.

Please reach out to Henderson Brown for any further information or apply with a current CV and expectations to arrange a confidential call.

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