Country Manager – Global Wine Business – Nationwide – Salary DOE

Are you looking for your next challenge heading up the UK operation for a Global Drinks Business?

I am very happy to be working with a established drinks company who are looking to move their operation into the United Kingdom. This company boasts a fantastic range of products along with an exceptional track record in distribution and success.

As the Country Manager you will be the key component in launching this business in the UK. The Country Manager will need to champion excellent and performance, along with building and utilizing connections across distributors, on and off trade. This is an unique opportunity for an accomplished leader with a monopoly of connections within Drinks FMCG.

This role will require nurturing distributor relationships and building a commercially viable business model for the UK.

Country Manager Key Responsibilities:

* Provide strategic direction and leadership for the organisation, bringing on board key distributors and executing the company vision within the UK.
* Managing the budget, P&L and growth distribution of the product
* Create a RTM strategy, including pricing, client & consumer approach, investment strategy.
* Negotiate and develop relationship with importer and distributor.
* Oversee the financial performance of the business, managing budgets and forecasts.
* Commercial contracting (annual volumes, AMP, price and value chain)
* Develop the marketing plan for the retail business to align with greater company

The Ideal Country Manager candidate:

* Previous experience working with drinks distributors and key stake holders in large scale Drinks businesses.
* Connections with Importers and Distributors, along with a strong understanding of the RTM business model.
* Be a self-starter who is driven to succeed – posses a strong Commercial and Financial business sense.
* Previous experience building a business from the ground up. Extensive connections are favourable to launch this business.
* Proven track record in Leadership and team development, along with business growth.
* A strong and assertive style to self-management and motivation.

If you are interested in having a chat about this role, please forward updated CV’s to Mark at COREcruitment / Mark@corecruitment.com

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