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A498 - Retail Supply Chain Manager - Beef Dairy

A Retail Supply Chain Manager vacancy has arisen with a prestigious Supply Chain services provider to a major retailer.

An Retail Supply Chain Manager vacancy has arisen with a prestigious Supply Chain services provider to a major retailer.

This key role is instrumental in identifying change along the supply chain to add value, by providing technical ruminant insights along with practical/innovative and commercial solutions that help deliver and meet consumer expectations.

The successful candidate will have a detailed understanding of Dairy/Beef farming methods and is likely to have had at least one job, or more, since graduating and is looking to develop their commercial career in the food supply chain.

This is a home-based role, but the successful candidate will be expected to visit the Midlands head office on a regular basis. For the right candidate, a contribution towards re-location expenses may be available.

Key responsibilities:

Responsible for the key client relationship, managing the current business and developing new opportunities.

Reporting on progress and issues via KPI indicators to Management. Reporting progress against the business plan.

Working with colleagues on identifying and evaluating potential innovations and applying the latest research and development to enhance the business offering.

Work with the account team to manage budgets, pricing strategies and business plans.

Candidate requirements:

Ideally Educated to degree level in an agricultural discipline

Proven experience of working in a technical and /or commercial environment

A detailed understanding of Dairy/Beef farming methods and systems is essential

A detailed awareness of key KPIs

Strong focus on delivering excellent customer service

Experience at negotiating at a senior level

Excellent communication skills with a strong level of written and verbal English

Self-motivated, excellent time management and interpersonal skills

Ability to develop working relationships with external parties

Highly organised, a team player with excellent attention to detail.

IT skills essential, ideally with experience of data analysis

A positive can do attitude and resilient

Highly numerate

Full driving license is required as the role requires some travel

Candidates must be willing to travel throughout the UK and occasionally stay away from home.

Remuneration:

A competitive salary is offered for this key role, plus benefits to include a company car and contributory pension.

To apply for this exciting new career opportunity:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to amandalatham@delacyexecutive.co.uk

For more information please call: Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524, Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all calls are treated in complete confidence

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview

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Summary

  • Ref: A498
  • Salary: A competitive salary is offered for this key role, plus benefits to include a company car and contributory pension.
  • Location: NORTH WALES, SOUTH WALES, WALES, SE ENGLAND, SW ENGLAND, SOUTH, EAST ANGLIA, EAST MIDLANDS, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS, YORKSHIRE/HUMBERSIDE, NORTHUMBERLAND/DURHAM, NW ENGLAND,