Head of Foodservice and Wholesale


Friday, December 14, 2018 - 16:20

We are looking for an experienced Head of Foodservice and Wholesale to sell and promote new business while developing current contracts within our concession concepts.

You will mainly be responsible for:
- Developing and winning new national accounts.
- Maximising sales and profit within your department
- Negotiating deals at point of impasse.
- Developing working relationships with corporate clients and service providers.
- Managing the teams within the department.
- Reporting directly to the CEO on departmental performance.

You will need to have:
- Experience in a senior level management role within a branded environment is essential.
- Strong leadership skills and abilities to lead a team within the operation.
- Strong budgetary, forecasting and cost control skills and the ability to consistently produce profit expectations.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Good computer skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Excellent customer service skills and the ability to deal with internal and external customers in a tactful and diplomatic manner.

You must be able to keep calm under pressure, be confident, organised, maintain a hands on management culture, and have exceptional attention to detail. You will be in charge of your own profit centre, so a keen business outlook is key.

As frequent travel with overnight stays is required, you must be able to drive with own car.
A car allowance is provided and a discretionary bonus is based on performance and departmental profit targets.

A competitive salary is negotiable dependent on experience

Company Profile

Teams of well-trained, friendly staff who create the Coffee Republic experience for our customers, led by great management teams and talented people are key to our business, but our support team plays a vital part in ensuring consistency and quality throughout our brand. For further information About Us please visit our website www.coffeerepublic.co.uk
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