Sales Controller

Recruiter
Kerry Foods Group
Location
Egham
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Expires
15 Sep 2017
Sector
Sales
Are you looking for your next career move into a fast paced thriving business? Here at Kerry Foods we are looking for a talented and capable Sales Controller to join our growing Butter, Spreads and Margarine (BSM) business. About Kerry Foods… Here at Kerry Foods we lead the way in manufacturing and marketing chilled foods that delight consumers across the UK, Ireland and international markets. As well as creating the finest customer-branded chilled foods, we also own an impressive stable of our own household name brands, from Cheestrings, Yollies, Denny and Dairygold to Mattessons, Wall's and Richmond sausages . We have 6,000 people working across 14 manufacturing sites, as well as a number of commercial bases throughout the UK and Ireland, and together we drive a business with an annual turnover of €1.5 billion. Our open minded and forward-looking culture empowers our people to use their passion, skills and customer-centric focus to build on this success, driving our ambitious growth strategy, and ensuring we delight the tastes of tomorrow. This high profile and newly created Sales Controller job will be responsible for building and leading a team of three direct reports as well as taking ownership for the cross functional Category Delivery Team across Butters Spreads and Margarines. The business within this part of Kerry Foods is predominantly own label, where we are the No1 player in the market. On top of this the portfolio also includes the market leading free-from spread brand 'Pure'. This challenging part of the business requires a robust and dynamic individual with an exceptional track record in FMCG Sales. You will be a proven leader with a strong ability to coach and develop your team. On top of your day to day team responsibilities you will also be the lead point of contact for the internal Category Delivery Team for BSM, working cross functionally across Sales, Marketing, NPD, Ops, Finance and more to ensure general smooth running of the business. The role will be based in Egham with the rest of the Dairy sales team, with ad hoc travel to visit retailers as required. The individual we are looking for needs to be driven, self-motivated and be able to demonstrate good cross functional ways of working. With ongoing progression and training we will support you in achieving your goals as well as offering a fantastic career opportunity. If you are looking for a new challenge, apply now Our ideal Sales Controller will be the following: Able to demonstrate strong skills in Account Management and relationship building, with a strong track record dealing with multiple retailers at a senior level A strategic team leader with the ability to build, coach and develop high performing commercial teams and individuals ability to build, lead, negotiate and conclude commercially sound customer JBP's, with the confidence to make commercially sound decisions Brilliant at leading cross functional Category Delivery Teams and comfortable working across a matrix commercial structure A track record within FMCG is essential, with exposure to chilled food and own label even better You will be a true foodie, passionate about working for a leading food business Whilst experience is important, finding the right person who will live and breathe our Kerry Values is something we are extremely passionate about. Kerry Foods hasn't been built on luck. We've got to where we are today by being ' Courageous' , 'On It' and 'Forward Looking.' So if you're looking to build a lasting career within an 'Open Minded' company that allows it's people to take 'Ownership' of everything they do, Kerry Foods needs you Come and join us and help us be 'Better Together.' This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75182365

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