SCISTAFF Commercial Manager (W784)

By | March 23, 2021

SCISTAFF Commercial Manager (W784)


Commercial Manager (W784)

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  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • EE/AA, Non EE/AA
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* Degree in Food Science with commercial experience in B2B environment. MBA will be advantageous.*

Description: A food ingredient manufacturer requires a Commercial Manager to join their team. The role will work very closely with the CEO and MD and must be able to build solid and good relationships both from an internal and external perspective. Key duties will include: establish and maintain a professional relationship with clients; coordinate with various teams so that the customer’s expectations are met; understand the assessment of a client’s needs and business objectives; drive sales and profits; help develop initiatives to increase customer business, satisfaction and retention; assist all teams to meet financial targets and growth objectives, which include claims, returns, EDI product maintenance and promotional sponsorships; help management with company-wide strategic planning and expense control; upsell a company’s services and solutions; manage a client’s projects from beginning to end; take a client’s requirements and assist with plans to meet those requirements.

Key Requirements: A degree in Food Science with previous commercial experience ideally within a Business to Business (B2B) environment. MBA will be advantageous.

Additional Requirements: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Hands on approach to product development and conducting trials / testing. Work well under pressure and commit to deadlines. Have excellent people skills and intuitive to customer’s business needs. Be well-groomed and presentable. Calmly deal with customer complaints and issues. Resilient, willingness and energy to see projects through. Strong negotiating skills. The ability to work independently and within a team. Good PC and software skills. Basic accounting, analytical and technical knowledge.

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Remuneration: Market related and dependent on experience.

Starting date: As soon as possible.

*Only candidates that meet all the requirements should apply
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