Head of Commercial for major international fruit importer
We are working with a highly regarded international grower/exporter. Our client has established a significant UK presence supplying several leading European retailers. They now seek an enthusiastic, experienced and ambitious Head of Commercial to further develop their key retail accounts.
This exciting role will require an individual with passion and energy that will converse at various levels with retailers, global suppliers & growers. You will need to motivate and lead the commercial team with inspirational leadership ensuring retail relationships are pro-actively nurtured and developed whilst also ensuring projects are delivered in a timely, professional and accurate manner.
Of graduate calibre, you will have come from a similar role within a fresh produce business or a retailer, where extensive knowledge of produce will be a given. You will have a proven track record of commercial success in an FMCG environment and experience in dealing with significant multiples specifically with fresh produce. Confident and resilient as well as strong negotiation and presentation skills are a pre-requisite.
A good knowledge of berries would be a distinct advantage!
You will have excellent supply chain knowledge and a thorough appreciation of the complete grower to end customer process. You will also have a passion for selling the highest quality products and have the flexibility to adapt to a new growing business.
You will be based in Warks.
Attractive and competitive £package