JOB SECTOR: Sales Area

Our client is a global supplier of custom value-added food products to the world’s leading foodservice and retail food brands. As one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, they offer unparalleled resources and reach. Now is a great time to consider a career with a food solutions business that is in significant growth. They are looking to identify a Trade Sector Controller.


In this role, you’ll be responsible for growth through the development and effective leadership of the sales strategy and people plan for the UK retail channel.

With an existing team of experienced account managers already in situ, this role will be all about harnessing both the business opportunities and the capability of the team.

Motivational, supportive, trustworthiness and empowering, is how our client would define the effective leadership style they are looking for in this role.

Let’s be clear, this is a high-profile role. As Trade Sector Controller you’ll sit firmly within the sales leadership team, contributing to the results of the organisation as a whole.

So, if you can see yourself in the following, we should talk:

  • Experience of foodservice.
  • Experience of the major UK Retailers.
  • Trading experience as SNAM/Controller level.
  • Extensive commercial experience.
  • Experience of working in complex internal teams.
  • People-management experience.
  • Resilience, drive & results orientated.
  • Collaborative team player.

In short, our client is looking for a genuine ‘foodie’ with exceptional people management experience, relationships skills, balanced with the proven commercial ability that you would expect at this level.

The role is home based with access to the business units nationwide, with travel to clients across the UK.

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