Senior Manager - Fresh Produce

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6381

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The role of the Senior Sales Manager is to challenge Sales, commercial and procurement aspects of the business to drive and improve performance of the fresh produce department.

Client Details

The client is a large holding business that produces fresh food and produce


* Build the business through sales and marketing of existing and new products to existing and new customers
* Build a healthy portfolio, rely on sustainable continuous local and international line of products, and build on that while maintaining a healthy customer base and avoid bad debt
* Re-align product offering to market demand (premium for premium customers, lower grade for middle tier customers), re-structure the product loading and offering by sourcing mixed containers
* Develop and build relationships with current and new customers
* Increase local line of products, but not only, that provide continuity in supply and promotional support
* Negotiate and align further customers where cross-sales is present, rice, dairy, poultry, fresh produce

Job Offer

An exciting opportunity to lead a business unit and manage a team

There is a competitive package of around AED 30,000 - 32,000 + Benefits on offer


* 8 - 10 years of previous experience working within or provide services to the Fresh Produce and distribution Industry is a must
* Sales experience as well as previous procurement experience would be ideal
* Experience of heading up and managing a team of sales staff
* Experience of the wholesale/food service business, food manufacturing and food hygiene
* Knowledge of key contacts and players in the fresh produce industry

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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