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Divisional Manager (Food Ingredients)

Job Title: Divisional Manager (Food Ingredients)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: Car, Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Reference: J898319_1545804027
Contact Name: conor meehan
Contact Email: Conor.Meehan@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: December 26, 2018 06:00

Job Description

Divisional Manager (Food Ingredients)

UK Based

Circa £70k Package

Job Purpose:

The Divisional Manager will have complete P&L responsibility for the Ingredients Division and also for meeting the Division's sales and profit targets, which contribute to the organic growth of the organisation.

Position:

The Divisional Manager reports directly to the Managing Director.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a growth strategy, including the organisational development plan for the Division
  • Develop and execute the business plan and contribute as required to the annual planning cycle
  • Manage and develop key supplier and customer relationships
  • Manage and contribute actively to the sales and business development activities of the team
  • Plan, monitor and review objectives and action plans of team members
  • Guide and coach team members to improve personal and divisional / organizational performance
  • Gain and analyze market insight, indicators and trends
  • Identify and lead the development of new business opportunities
  • Provide relevant management information and data analysis in due time
  • Ensure a consistent opportunity pipeline
  • Ensure correct use of CRM and other relevant systems throughout the team
  • Ensure the Division has all the necessary accreditations and certification to serve the chosen target markets

Job requirements -

Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Decision Making
  • Results focused
  • Networking
  • Customer Focus
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Market orientation

Knowledge/skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level, a qualification in Food Technology or similar would be advantageous
  • Minimum 2 years' relevant management experience
  • Minimum 5 years' commercial experience (B2B sales) in relevant market
  • Experience in the food ingredients business in at least one of our key focus areas (nutrition, savoury, bakery, dairy, beverages)
  • Good knowledge of the English language, both verbally and in writing

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