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Business Manager


Leeds, GB

Do you want to develop your career with a global and dynamic FMCG company? 


We are currently looking to recruit a Business Manager to join our commercial team based from our Leeds head office. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual to drive the ongoing development and growth of one of our leading trading partners.


What do we offer?


  • Competitive salary (salary discussed at application stage)
  • 26 days holiday & Bank holidays
  • Hybrid & Flexible working
  • Pension contribution matched up to 6%
  • 4 x annual salary life assurance
  • Company Car
  • Onsite Gym
  • Access to discounted products in our Staff Shop
  • People agenda commitment to training and development (internal & external )
  • Flexible Benefits- buy up to 5 days annual leave, reward gateway scheme- discounts with various retailers via my benefit platform.
  • Most importantly - cheese hamper at Christmas


What will the role look like?


  • Effective negotiation and management of annual JBP process/ promotional planning
  • Delivery of key financial targets set by portfolio
  • Management of monthly S&OP process for portfolio
  • Annual tender negotiations, price management directives
  • Delivery of an own label and branded NPD pipeline
  • Supporting, mentoring & developing the skills and commercial acumen of the Sales Co-Ordinator within the team


What do you need to succeed?


To be successful in this role you will be a results driven individual, with 3-5 years experience within FMCG. You will be responsible for a broad level of business contact with an objective of bringing Arla Foods Co-operative equity to life within the customer for mutual gain. You will be highly organised with excellent numerical ability and strong communication skills but above all you will have a passionate can do attitude with a strong desire to succeed.


Things We’d Love To Tell You About Arla

  • We are a farmer- owned cooperative. That means we are committed to partnering with farmers so they are guaranteed a fair price for their milk.
  • We experimented with poo powered trucks (google it- you won’t regret it), and built the world’s first ever 100% carbon neutral dairy. All as part of our ongoing commitment to combatting climate change.
  • We are the producer of Lurpak, one of the world’s most iconic butter brands.
  • We are a Danish business, operating across the UK, Europe, Asia, The Middle East, North America, South America and other regions across the globe.


The closing date for applications is 24-March-2023

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We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?



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