Senior Business Development Manager

Our client is a leading food producer and marker leader in its sector. Due to continued growth they now wish to recruit a Senior Business Development Manager.


Senior Business Development Manager

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the successful candidate will be responsible, together with Board colleagues, for the strategic direction and development of the sales function within this successful food manufacturer.


As Business Development Manager you will be responsible for dealing with existing key accounts and identifying new commercial opportunities and driving growth across the UK and Ireland.



The role in brief:

  • To create and develop commercial opportunities to increase revenue
  • Ensure the Board of Directors and colleagues are systematically appraised of market opportunities, conditions and associated business developments
  • Develop strong working relationships
  • Facilitate highly effective team working through the business development cycles and contract negotiation cycles.
  • Ensuring customer requirements are clear and understood; providing feedback to the site all requirements and needs (including close liaison with NPD)


The ideal candidate:

  • Proven sales experience, within the FMCG industry
  • Proven experience of working within all categories of the market including major retail multiples
  • Demonstrate gravitas and clear intellectual agility to negotiate with buyers and senior executive decision makers
  • Ability to communicate clearly with customers and internal departments
  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a motivational approach to people management and development
  • Very driven by sales with a hunger to succeed
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to travel across UK and Ireland


To find out more you can:

Submit a comprehensive CV which clearly demonstrated how you meet the above criteria together with your remuneration expectations though the link here. You can also Pat O’Kane on 07768262758/ 028 3025 2407 in strict confidence. O’Kane Resourcing are acting as an employment agency on behalf of the employer.

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