Product Manager - Food & Nutrition - Cocoa & Chocolate

Posted 15/04/2021 by Atom Recruitment Ltd

Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire

Our Client is a distributor of speciality ingredients to the UK Food and Nutrition industries.

They are now seeking a Product Manager – Food & Nutrition. This position will be home based and is a full-time permanent role.

Job Purpose

  • To be responsible to meet / exceed the profit for a product range against budgeted targets
  • Purchase products from a selected and negotiated supplier portfolio
  • Developing and implement sales and marketing plans for a specified portfolio of products
  • Manage relations with suppliers (both existing and new)
  • Manage the stock value of the product range against a budgeted target

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement product strategy
  • Provide market intelligence to colleagues on availability, price and market trends
  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain appropriate purchases and distribution agreements
  • Awareness of market conditions and trends including competitor activity and market relating to individual products
  • Support sales activities
  • Regular interaction with suppliers
  • Customer visits with sales colleagues

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in a food related business as a Product Manager
  • Knowledge and experience (commercial and technical) in cocoa and chocolate is essential
  • Commercially aware with previous experience in developing and maximising business within a profit driven environment.
  • Ability to build strong relationships (both internally and externally)
  • Good communicator
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Good organisation skills with ability to prioritise

In return, our Client is offering a competitive basic salary plus car and benefits.

To apply for the above position, please send your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd. 

Type:
Permanent
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
Atom 3075
Job ID:
213412716

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