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Commercial Director (trade, range and category)

Published on: 10th December 2021

Key Details

Type Permanent
Location Coleraine


4c is proud to be supporting one of Ireland’s largest food distributors as they seek to appoint a Commercial Director. Operating across the UK and Ireland, our client is dedicated to providing first-class service to their customers through the timely and effective delivery of a wide range of products. Following significant investment in people and technology in recent years, the company has exciting growth plans for the business, through, in part, the development of their range and product lines.

Reporting to the board, the Commercial Director will be responsible for creating a commercial strategy overseeing the full range and trading activities of the business, to ensure the end-to-end profitability and availability of a comprehensive range.

The post holder will be responsible for the trading, range and category management teams and by building collaborative and integrated teams will ensure customers can avail of a range of products to suit their needs, whilst also ensuring effective and robust processes in respect of category management, thereby driving the growth and profitability of the business.

As part of the senior team and as a collaborative leader, the Commercial Director will forge strong working relationships across the business, in particular with marketing and sales. The successful candidate will be an exceptionally motivated and driven individual with the ability to fully embed strategic plans and new ways of working while maintaining an engaged workforce and a high level of customer service.

The successful candidate should also possess the following experience:

  • Significant senior management experience in a commercial role, within a large-scale retailer, food distribution or FMCG business.
  • Demonstrable experience within space and range and/or trading/category management with a track record of delivering profitable growth.
  • Experience of routinely reporting to board level.
  • Evidence of change management and implementing new ways of working to deliver margin growth.
  • Experience of leading and developing a cross functional team.

To apply please upload a CV below, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Claire Reid at 4c Executive on 02890434343 or email admin@4cexecutive.com.





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