Senior Business Development Manager

Our client, a major player in the FMCG sector, is based in County Down. This long established company is a supplier of produce to the major food retailers, symbol groups and food service companies.  Due to continued growth, the company now wishes to appoint an ambitious Business Development Manager with a proven track record of success within the FMCG sector.

 

Senior Business Development Manager

 

The role:

  • Northern and Southern Ireland account management - to be the principle day-to-day contact for all customers, responding to queries in a timely manner and disseminating all relevant information amongst internal teams
  • Reporting to the Managing Director on key customer issues
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current customers & seek new customers
  • Provide accurate and timely product availability and pricing for customers
  • Work closely with customers to ensure products are marketed with the correct packaging and assist in any associated marketing developments
  • Work closely with internal teams in the preparation of product costings/margins and any other financial information as required
  • To research and provide feedback on market trends/competitor activity/pricing
  • To manage promotions ensuring all relevant information is disseminated amongst the appropriate teams within the business
  • Prepare sales presentations
  • Development and implementation of marketing plans/promotions as required
  • Research and communicate new product opportunities/development; packaging and products
  • Participate in marketing events

 

The person:

 

  • Ideally a 3rd level education in a business or closely related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ FMCG experience selling to food service and food manufacturing
  • Highly numerate with ability to create, work with and present financial information in a sales environment
  • Ability to work with costings/margins and able to organise large volumes of data on spreadsheets
  • Strong commercial acumen  and an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Customer-focused and proven ability to build and maintain strong customer and working relationships
  • Ability to work with internal teams to deliver on customer’s expectations
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and IT skills
  • Highly committed, driven and assertive
  • Experience of managing and developing a small team

 

This is a senior role with an attractive package including excellent salary, car/car allowance along with excellent career development opportunities.

 

To find out more you can:

Submit a comprehensive CV which clearly demonstrates how you meet the above criteria together with your remuneration expectations through the link here. You can also call Mr. Pat O’Kane on 07768 262758 in strict confidence.

 

O’Kane Resourcing are acting as an employment agency on behalf of the employer

 

Reference :
CMA1668
Working place :
Down
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