Head of Export – FMCG

My client is a Global market leading FMCG Operator. We are currently recruiting for the key role of Head of Export (to be based in the UK), as part of aggressive growth plans over the next 5 years.


The Role:

  • The purpose of the position is to enable the company to achieve its vision, mission and objectives by providing management and direction to the Export Channel within the company.
  • To manage, develop and exceed Export/International divisional financial objectives measured across Revenue, Gross Profit, Expenditure and PBT. To manage and develop teams both internal and external to achieve and exceed personal and divisional objectives.
  • The post is mainly going be operationally holding the Export Department together whilst the plans to launch into Europe are finalised.
  • A full job description will be available for candidates successful at a designated process stage.


The Candidate:

  • MUST have extensive experience within the FMCG Export arena – predominantly Europe
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen
  • Self-motivated and a decision-maker, while cognisant of risk.
  • Time and project management – ability to identify and action priorities.
  • Proficient in Budget management and analysis of ROI (Sales & Marketing expenditure).
  • Good understanding of product compliance and regulatory framework relating to Food and Drink, notably in the EU.
  • Good understanding of international logistics and processes.
  • Strong IT literacy – experience using SAP an advantage.
  • Strong empathy and appreciation of other cultures and environments.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change significant benefits.
  • Accustomed to, and possessing the gravitas for, working as a member of the company’s Senior Management Team.


The Job Holder must be able to:

  • Analyse/solve problems and make effective business decisions
  • Resolve interpersonal and operational conflicts
  • Act with integrity, honesty and professionalism
  • Anticipate and manage change
  • Focus on results
  • Commutable to the South East and an International Airport


To apply for this role please contact Mandy Matley at TRC Group and send your CV via this advertisement.

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