Head of Business Development

Corby £ 75,000 to £ 80,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013438

A large and growing FMCG company based in Northamptonshire are looking to recruit a Head of Business Development, this person will be experienced in direct selling and opening up new markets. You will also manage 3 direct reports while overseeing the international market development plan.

Salary: £ 75,000 - £ 80,000 p.a. plus bonus scheme, company pension, 25 days holiday plus bank, health plan, company funded training, and birthday day off!

Suitable for: Head of Business Development

The Role

Head of Business Development responsibilities:

Manage the development of 3 direct reports and also oversee annual budget for sales expenditure
Oversee a monthly forecast of revenue and products to be sold through distributor markets
Provide a monthly report to board on departmental performance and plans
Both advise and work with the sales director on sales, objectives and integration plans
Keep abreast of global wider commercial issues, economic developments and competitive activity
You will lead the creation, planning and continuous improvement of owned markets
Present new market proposals to board and also successfully integrate these into the existing set up
Make sure that the relationship with distributors is in place and also engage with the start-up of new distributors
Coordinate the working activities of the commercial nutritionist, ensuring the primary focus is on supporting market expansion plans and sales in established owned markets

The Person

As the Head of Business Development:

Experience of setting up new direct sales markets, from concept to launch
Knowledge of the direct selling environment, such as how to run a market and manage a consultant network
Ideally a degree in business management or similar
Sales qualifications from an established institution such as Cranfield
The ability to build strong working relationships and influence stakeholders

If you have the relevant direct selling experience and would like to apply, please forward a CV to Matthew Griffiths.
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