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Business Unit Controller – Foodservice

A high growth FMCG company seeks a future leader to manage a strategic global customer.
  • Home Counties, London, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Highly competitive
  • Bonus, car and package
  • Food & Drink, National Accounts, NPD, Sales
  • 13/16888c/7

Our client:

  • Has quickly become one of the leaders in their industry
  • Maintains a presence in markets across the globe working with an array of customers
  • There’s barely a name they don’t deal with as their product innovation has taken the world by storm and led to exceptional growth.
  • This growth has led to a Business Unit Controller role leading a high profile global customer
  • Are quickly building an industry leading team with innovative, ambitious thinkers and a down to earth culture


The role:

  • As Business Unit Controller, you will take responsibility for a key Global Foodservice Customer
  • Will take responsibility for 3 Direct Reports and matrix responsibility for a cross functional team
  • Takes full P&L responsibility for a Global Customer, with overall strategic responsibility
  • As Business Unit Controller, you will be responsible for Top-Top negotiations
  • Drives new business opportunities via innovation and smart collaboration
  • As well as recognizing cost efficiencies and overall trading opportunities to drive margin growth
  • Is a true leadership opportunity with a strong opportunity for future progression
  • As Business Unit Controller you will work closely with cross functional teams both in the UK and Europe, so being an expert communicator is essential.


Ideal candidate:

  • Will be sat in a Commercial/Business Unit Controller role currently
  • MUST have experience working in a large food/drink manufacturer
  • Will be managing a high-profile, strategic customer
  • Possesses extensive leadership experience and understands managing vs leading
  • Has experience working in matrix structures
  • Must be highly commercial with a strong track record of delivering results
  • Is energetic, ambitious and can develop and motivate teams
  • Has experience of landing NPD – ideally from concept to launch
  • Is consumer centric in their approach


Benefits & details:

  • A highly competitive salary which reflects their ambition to secure a Business Unit Controller with future potential
  • Bonus, company car and package
  • Excellent progression opportunities in a high growth environment

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 13/16888/7. Confidentiality assured.


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Lucas Shaw
Head of Commercial
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Lucas Shaw or use the form to apply below.

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