Commercial Manager (M&S) - Newark
25 days holiday
Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension
Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group
We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets.
In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.
A fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join the Commercial team based at our Desserts site in Newark has arisen.
Working with our prestigious and strategic customer M&S, you will help maintain our market share and continued success in the Desserts category (Custard Tarts, Cream Cakes & Trifles).
You will be responsible for developing customer business plans in line with the company & customer strategy. You will have a comprehensive working knowledge of costing parameters for all product ranges and varieties.
A resilient individual who can work at pace to explore sales opportunities to maximise growth & increased volumes.
Managing a large dynamic national account you will be responsible for analysing and interpreting data, providing reports, managing the internal interaction with M&S and being the co-ordinating point of contact for the account.
Reporting into the M&S Commercial Controller you will be a key point of contact with M&S across commercial, development and marketing.
Whilst this role is based in Newark you will be the liaison across all the M&S dedicated Desserts sites and therefore need to be comfortable with occasional travel (Newark, Leicester & Devizes).
Fulfils weekly task plan for the sectors
You will be great at developing cross functional relationships, open to change and strive for continuous improvement.