Our client, a pioneering Dairy Alternative Food Group, is recruiting a Sales Director for DACH. Reporting into the Group CEO, you will be responsible for both the retail and food service agenda. This is a newly created role that will allow the successful candidate to build a business from scratch. Although significant growth is expected within the retail business, it is imperative that right candidate has excellent experience within foodservice. There is also an excellent opportunity for personal growth within the wider group.
You will be expected to drive growth through the parent companies sales teams. There is significant backing from the parent company and you will collaborate with both Food service and retail organisations. High growth
nsition. You will be required to professionalise and build a high performing food service business to deliver significant growth.
Key responsibilities: Establish and secure deep rooted relationships with customers across DACH; Create a winning route to market strategy within the HoReCa channel;
Developing and Implementing the sales and marketing strategies; Defining annual plans and budget; Developing and executing the bakery channel strategy; Building the portfolio via Innovation and Rejuvenation; Driving Distribution Activation Programs; Driving digital, eCommerce and data programs; Winning new chain accounts both local and international; Launch a newly acquired brand.
Experience working with dairy products would be advantageous
To apply, you must have a proven track record of transforming and leading a business turnaround, growing and winning pizza, hamburger and bakery chains (local and international) personally and through a team. You should offer inspirational characteristics and be adept at managing relationships within your team. You should be comfortable getting your hands dirty and operating in what can sometimes be an ambiguous environment. It would be advantageous if you have experience working with SAP and more specifically S/4 Hana, but not essential.
Apply now for immediate consideration.