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Jobs & Opportunities with Alexir

The Company.

With a current annual turnover approaching £37 million and employing over 200 people across two UK production sites, the Alexir Partnership has set out a strategy to offer the broadest range of packaging related services to its client base.

The Alexir Partnership is an integrated packaging manufacturing and contract packing business with a number of specialty services and well-established in niche markets; all of which demand high levels of customer service. The majority of sales are in the UK with clients being a mix of both global corporate blue chip and owner-managed SMEs.

Our credentials.

A unique supply chain solution.

Two manufacturing sites, based UK, both BRC grade AA and access to many facilities worldwide.

Two well invested manufacturing sites (packaging and co-packing).

A focus on sales, quality and market leading customer service.

An expert team whose core competence is food and packaging manufacture along with a specialist procurement team who specialise in the sourcing of products we do not make.

A great team work ethic.

A strong profitable business.

The opportunity.

Business Development Manager Co-Packaging.

Are you an expert in food manufacture and have a good understanding of the challenges that brands (both large and small) have in today’s market?

Are you tenacious, positive by nature, pedantic with the detail and not afraid of being results driven?

Do you have an excellent commercial understanding, able to build solid relationships at both our business and across our customer base?

Can you manage to win and implement major contracts that could involve many different businesses (you may be working across them all!) but, most important of all, are you driven by new business?

Responsibilities of the role.

Work with a team to agree target clients, budgets and plans.

Develop client specific strategies to win new business.

Travel within the UK for meetings with clients and internal stakeholders.

Preparation of presentation material and pitch to clients.

Build strong relationships.

Oversee the post business award period with internal teams.

Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasting & activity reports to the Leadership team.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Monitor customer, market and competitor activity and provide feedback to the Leadership team and other company functions.

Have a technical understanding of different packaging formats.

Essential Skills and Attitude.

A good understanding of food manufacturing (ideally dried food, filling and blending).

A drive for new business development.

A great positive attitude.

Project management skills.

Good IT and organisational skills.

A sound commercial understanding.

A creative and innovative approach to problem solving.

Ability to prioritise workload and are self-driven.

Ability to work under own initiative.

Proven success, knowledge and at least 6+ years of successful experience in a Business Development role.

A history of building relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.

Good project management skills

Desirable attributes.

An understanding of e-commerce.

Strong entrepreneurial approach with a proven track record of gaining and maintaining new customers.

The details.

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Location

To cover UK (can be home based) – site is based in East Sussex (Uckfield). Will more than likely    require site visits every 2-3 weeks.

 

Contact: Tom Sene

tsene@alexir.co.uk

+44 7887 618743

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