Sales Controller

Wallace Hind Selection
11 Sep 2019
13 Sep 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you the Jose Mourinho / Jurgen Klopp / Tracey Neville / Jill Ellis of the foodservice world? A newly created position which focuses on others - coaching, mentoring, supporting and developing the team to grow beyond their current skill set.

· Competitive package including:
· Annual Bonus
· 25 Days Holidays
· Attractive Pension
· Company Car
· Life Insurance
· Health Assurance
· Overnight stay budget

TERRITORY: Based from home you will travel throughout the UK.

You could currently live: Anywhere on the patch although preferably not in the extremes, ideally Midlands, although we are open. Nottingham, Birmingham, Oxford, Leicester, Derby, Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester, Stoke, Peterborough, Cambridge

JOB SPECIFICATION: Sales Controller / National Sales Manager - Foodservice

The position is open due to a restructure of the team in line with our business growth plans. The successful candidate is here to focus on the team, allowing the 'head of' to be more strategic and focus on developing our go to market tactics.

We have a great story to tell and value both the customer experience and our teams. Therefore, your days will be spent:
· Focusing on people management - a team of 6 (based from Southampton to Glasgow and Peterborough to Manchester).
· Leading, mentoring, coaching, developing, training and supporting on client visits (this is not a 'sit behind a desk' role).
· Liaising with a variety of internal stakeholders, in particular, Marketing and the National Account Managers to ensure the team can deliver on a local level.
· Delivery of the sales budget circa £25M.

What experience should you have: Sales Controller / National Sales Manager - Foodservice

The team are an experienced group of talented individuals who all have different drivers and needs; therefore, your background has to be people focused and a proven track record of supporting and developing others.

Previous experience of remote people management is critical (a minimum of 4), we feel knowledge of the food sector and in particular foodservice is an essential, knowledge of the key players and the challenges involved working across the supply chain will enable you to quickly earn credibility across the business.

You could currently be a national manager or a regional looking to step up but must have remotely managed and come from foodservice.


We are a major global provider of dairy products and export our products to over 80 countries worldwide. Our experts in the foodservice division provide innovative dairy solutions to chefs and catering professionals, delivering high-quality, creative yet functional products to busy kitchens and bakeries around the world.

Our expertise lies in technically advanced dairy foodservice products offering the convenience of longer life without compromising on quality.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.


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