Date posted: 02/05/2017

Job Details

  • Reference No.GB/054
  • DepartmentFieldsales
  • Hours per Week37.5
  • LocationHarlow
  • Grade8
  • Reporting toFieldsales Manager
  • Closing Date18/02/2019 12:00 am
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Business manager – Harlow

There’s every chance you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between.

From Lands End to John O’Groats, whether our customers want just a teaspoon or a full range of catering supplies, we’ll supply their needs. We work as a team to provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialities.

In this fast paced role no two days are the same. Our ultimate goal is to keep the customer at the heart of everything we do and to do this you need to be good at building strong relationships with customers by really understanding their needs and looking for solutions to keep them happy.

You’ll be responsible for developing sales opportunities and increasing market share within approx. 1200 existing accounts. Working with the Harlow field and telesales team your objective will be to win and grow our market share whilst sharing your industry knowledge through training the sales teams.

You must bring a real passion with excellent selling skills within the meat  / catering industry and a proven ability to regularly exceed sales targets in your career to date. You’ll need to be a strong communicator at all levels with a flexible approach that demonstrates your ability to develop relationships with clients of different cultures and with different needs. This will also show us your ability to work just as easily on your own or as part of a mobile team, freely sharing your skills and knowledge.

And lastly you need to be comfortable with a lot of driving; sometimes in excess of 18,000 miles per annum! Occasional overnight stays away from home will also be required.

If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you.


Pension, 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays), healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident insurance, employee discounts.


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at the depot, or send your CV with a covering letter including the reference GB/054 ,  to: Bryon Keen Head of Freetrade sales

Bidfood , Greenway, Harlow  Essex . CM19 5QB


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