Business Development Manager - Foodservice Procurement Kent
£34000 - £36000
PH1295 - Procurement Sales Manager – Foodservice
REWARDS: 34-36K Basic Salary, 45K OTE, Car Allowance/Fuel Card
LOCATION: Canterbury, Maidstone, Tonbridge, Bromley
Successful in Regional Foodservice Sales and looking for something different?
We are a thriving company who specialise in providing procurement services to the Foodservice sector and have demonstrated excellent sustained growth over the last 15 years.
With a turnover of over £70 Million we are now at the forefront of Foodservice procurement and are part of a successful larger group.
We work in partnership with a wealth of Foodservice Manufacturers and wholesalers across all product areas including all food area, equipment, drinks and hospitality IT and software.
Our dedicated services to Foodservice enable us to work closely with our clients to provide cost effective procurement solutions, enabling them to save money, centralise their invoicing saving on admin, and ultimately provide a more effective option with their buying, enabling them to focus on other areas of their business.
Due to a highly successful start to 2019, we are seeking to expand our sales team with the addition of further sales talent across the country.
This position is a new business focussed role targeting Foodservice end users with a minimum yearly spend, of 25K-50K.
Although we are traditionally extremely successful with Profit sector end users, we are also expanding our portfolio of cost sector clients.
As a result, your account base and prospects will ultimately consist of a wide range of Foodservice accounts, including leisure, hotels, restaurants, nurseries, travel, schools and pubs.
This results in the role being varied and exciting in nature – with our services flexible enough to cater for each different type of account.
You will invest time in fact finding with the clients to understand their current spending strategies and then work closely with operations and procurement to provide bespoke purchasing solutions.
You will be targeted on growth of your area and work as part of a strong team with fantastic teamworking ethics.
We are seeking to attract experienced, commercially minded candidates, with experience of the Foodservice sector who are seeking to develop their career with a growing, progressive organisation.
• We would be particularly interested in strong, experienced candidates, with a background working within Foodservice wholesale.
• Candidates with a wholesale background across drinks, coffee or non-foods areas with also welcomed.
• Candidates must be commercially minded, but with a strong customer service ethos and strong relationship building skills.
• Candidates with experience working in sales for Foodservice manufacturers will also be considered.
This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates who have a wealth of Foodservice experience who are keen to maintain the work life balance of working regionally but would like a new challenge within the Foodservice sector.
All applicants send CVS to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tel: 0121 214 3742