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Development Manager – Consumer Foods

  • Retail, Head Office
  • €60000
  • Dublin
  • Full Time
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Consumer Foods Commercial Development Manager

This is a rewarding and interesting role for a candidate with commercial experience in consumer foods, who is interested in continuing their career in a highly rewarding position

This role can be 4 or 5 days per week, whichever is most suitable for the successful candidate. Whilst initially a 1-year contract will be on offer, there may be opportunities for permanency thereafter.

The Role

As Consumer Foods Commercial Development Manager, you will work with a large volume of Irish suppliers and manufacturers. You will evaluate the commercial feasibility of their products, assessing suitability for large scale Supermarket listing and marketing opportunities.

You will work closely with suppliers/manufacturers and advise them on upscaling, research of the market, available insights and trends influencing the consumer foods sector.

Role Requirements:

The role requires a technical and marketing understanding of the capabilities of the consumer foods market. Considered candidates will have 5 + years commercial/technical/sales or marketing experience in a consumer foods business.

We are looking for a candidate who has a strong budget management experience, a passion for the food industry and the ability to manage a variety of stakeholders, whilst working with cross functional teams.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To support the development and implementation of commercial supplier strategy
  • To drive the delivery of development & generation of product opportunities
  • To identify and rectify capability development needs
  • To drive an insight led approach to product marketing
  • To become a market expert in the trends influencing the consumer foods sector

This is an amazing role for a passionate, commercial and experienced consumer foods executive looking to work in a role and company that offer real job satisfaction.

Salary: €60k DOE

Sarah Hurley is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position.

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