Head of Commercial Job in Bournemouth

Dovetail Recruitment are excited to be recruiting for a Head of Commercial Job in Bournemouth. We are working with an extremely successful business in the FMCG sector with really great potential. They are very well established and have a great track record of keeping their company staff well looked after and providing excellent benefits.

Our client is looking for a Head of Commercial who has a strong man management background and experience dealing with the top 6 grocers or major retailers. You will need to be a driven and natural leader, who can drive the business forward. You will build meaningful relationships customers both in the UK and Internationally.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Bring your passion and enthusiasm to grow an already established category team
  • Responsible for P&L performance of category
  • Develop your Category team to outstanding performance
  • Agree and execute yearly sales and JBPs
  • Relentlessly pioneer the future and pursue ambitious growth opportunities in your customers
  • Be resourceful & employ innovative solutions to deliver value, gross margin & volume targets for your customers

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Strong leader – be able to build a strategy and take your team on the journey
  • Excellent commercial acumen – the ability to build budgets and navigate detailed customer JBPs
  • Top 6 grocery experience
  • Tenacious, roll up your sleeves attitude – happy to get in the mix of things and make them happen
  • Experience of winning new business and retaining, nurturing and growing existing customer base


Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with annual salary reviews
  • 23 days holiday per annum, increasing to 24 after the first year and 25 after 2 years’ service
  • Extensive benefits programme including buying additional holiday, medical cash plan and many other features.
  • Great training and progression opportunities
  • Yearly bonus structure (based on company targets)
  • Social events
  • Free fruit, tea and coffee

This Head of Commercial Job in Bournemouth would suit candidates with excellent sales, man management and channel management experience within the FMCG market.

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Your contact for this role
Francesca Priest
Francesca is the Operations Director for Dovetail Recruitment. Francesca has over 15 years of Recruitment experience in the London and Dorset areas and is experienced in filling positions at all levels.

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