Sales Director / Business Development (FMCG)

Our client is the Leading Food Production Company. The company is looking to hire an experienced Sales and Business Development Director.


Key responsibilities: Leads the development of brand business plans, and supports the team to deliver excellent implementation of these plans to drive profitable growth for the brand, consistent with the company strategy and marketing disciplines. Maximises the learnings that the team can derive from their marketing activities and ensures this learning is applied to future plans and activity implementation. Leads the strategic direction of the brands, developing and/or translating the brand proposition and strategies into strong local brand platforms. Champions the needs of the brands in these markets with local commercial teams. Initiate close, consistent communication with internal and external agencies. Collaborate with commercial finance team on pricing strategy and execute as appropriate. Manage and regularly review the total brand budget, maximising resources and ensuring spend levels are as agreed. Identifies and applies appropriate route-to-consumer solutions to facilitate the implementation of brand building models and plans. Assimilates local market trends, dynamics and legislation, and enables the team to adapt to changes as necessary. Lead, motivate, coach and develop the team. Experience: 7 or more years of successful, progressive commercial, sales & business development experience. Understand the company's mission, organizations and culture. Also understands the global impact of consumer, industry, legislative and competitors trends upon the company and its business environment. Marketing experience gained in the FMCG, Retail, Food production industry. Ability to manage, coach and develop up. Excellent time management and organisational skills. Strong analytical and strategic thinker.

Job contact details

Arthur Lots

Candidate selection criteria

Professional Experience*

7 years (Required)


Undergraduate (Required)