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Talent Partners
Johannesburg, GP
Job Type
Full Time

Commerical Manager - Food Manufacturing

About the Job

Excellent Opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join a leading Global International Company based in South Africa - Food Manufacturing Candidates only apply

We are currently seeking to appoint a Commercial Manager who has at least 5 years experience in a Commercial Manager role, in a similar Manufacturing/Food environment.

Will manage a team consisting of a Traders, Key Accounts Manager, Exports/Imports co-ordinator, Sales administrators, as well as NPD.

Relevant commercial qualification preferred.


Key duties & responsibilities:

  • To maintain good customer relationships with current top retailers
  • To assist and develop the company’s business and market share
  • To manage a team containing a Trader, Key Accounts Manager, Exports/Imports co-ordinator and Sales administrators, as well as NPD
  • Analysing the trends within the industry, and proactively making strategic/commercial related decisions, ie increasing margin


Educational Requirements:

Relevant commercial qualification preferred.


Experience Requirements:

  • At least 5 years experience in a Commercial Manager role, in a similar Manufacturing environment
  • Category Insight for Added value and Primal  meat products
  • Good understanding of setting strategy and increasing margin
  • Strong knowledge & understanding of the  trade/industry
  • Experience of managing very high value contracts is essential
  • Managed a commercial/sales team before
  • A good knowledge of P+L accounting Skills & Competencies
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proactive approach, ie analysing the trends within the industry, and proactively making strategic decisions
  • Action orientated and able to multi-task• Comfortable in a high speed and high stress environment
  • To lead by example and not scared to get hands dirty
  • Excellent communicator; assertive, with superior organisational and time management skills

Contact Details:

Please contact Sonya Cooke on 087-3615044 or email sonya@talentpartners.ie to discuss in more detail

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