Operations Manager - Sales
FMCG - Supplier/Distributor
Fantastic opportunity for a commercially driven Operations Manager to join a successful and growing FMCG product distribution business based in Shropshire. With a focus on further growth, this organisation is seeking a commercial professional who will continue to develop the sales and marketing strategy of this successful supplier/distributor of specialist products. As Operations Manager, you will not only have strategic commercial responsibility but also undertake a broad range of managerial responsibilities for the day to day management of the business including; HR, Finance, Sales and Marketing.
As Operations Manager, you will be responsible for:
- Managing the P&L for the business unit against company-wide objectives.
- Provide onsite management to a small established team.
- Provide leadership and direction to develop sales and business growth.
- Work with the Sales team to develop key customers and targets.
- Provide growth of existing customers through market diversification.
- Analysing data / performance and key metrics for Group.
- Work with the office team to maintain excellent customer service.
We are seeking a dynamic and energetic, commercially driven individual. You will have proven track record of sales management. You will also offer:
- Experience with product management and associated responsibilities.
- Good all-round knowledge of business.
- Ideally degree educated or equivalent professional qualification.
- Proven people management skills.
- Ability to build relationships with both employees, suppliers and customers.
- A strong level of commercial awareness.
- Ability to build a team and lead from the front whilst generating enthusiasm.
- An understanding of strategic marketing and route to market.
- New business generation both UK and Overseas.
Do you have a proven sales background? Are you able to offer sales and marketing input based on your professional experience thus far? Are you looking to move into a senior management role? If so, this is a unique opportunity to manage a small but successful business with a solid foundation.
In return for your sales experience, commercial know-how there is a competitive salary and benefits package on offer. Interested? Please forward your latest CV or call me directly on 01384 446162 for further information.