Job Details

  • Reference No.CH/1765
  • DepartmentUDM National Accounts
  • Hours per Week37.5
  • LocationHomebased
  • Grade12
  • Reporting toDirector of Sales
  • Closing Date07/05/2018 12:00 am
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Business Development Controller – Homebased

An exciting position has become available to operate at a senior level within a high focus and profitable sector of Bidfood.

We are currently looking for a talented and experienced individual to develop a team of National Account Managers in order to create and exploit all opportunities within the UDM sector, to satisfy customer demands and deliver the required profit across all trade channels, including pubs, hotels, hospitality, leisure, healthcare within our Bidfood UDM National Account team.

You will need to identify every sales and profit growth opportunity in each portfolio in order to maximise all possible categories and achieving or exceeding sales budgets. This includes understanding all the commercial aspects of an account and achieving the profit margins through formulating budgets, analysing key data, appropriate marketing and making projections for each quarter

This will include the identification of new opportunities and new business wins along with identifying category gaps within existing customers using new strategies and tactics. You’ll convert customers using effective negotiation skills together with excellent communication across the free trade sales teams to deliver value-added initiatives and solutions to meet a wide range of customer needs.

You must bring determination, tenacity and a genuine passion for all things food-related to get in front of hard-to-reach decision makers, and the flexible and results-driven approach required to convert them. This will be backed up with drive and motivation, and the ability to work cohesively within a team whilst using your own capabilities to deliver results through your tactics.

Opportunities this good don’t come along every day and they offer the right individuals immense challenge and reward in equal measure. If you have the skills, experience and attributes needed, and think you’ll fit into a passionate, commercial and change-orientated business, then we want to hear from you.


Pension, 25 days Holiday pa, Healthcare Cash Plan, Childcare Vouchers, Personal Accident Scheme, Employee Discounts, Company Car (job requirement)


To apply please forward your Covering Letter including the reference CH/1765 and CV to:

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