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Senior Trading Manager

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We are looking for an experienced Manager to join our rapidly developing team in Harrogate. Having recently seen exponential growth and in line with our 3-year progression plan we are now looking for someone to come and lead our team to the next level. The Trading Manager will manage a team including sales and account managers. They will be responsible for trading their own key relationships across petfood and the meat industry.

  • Responsible for nurturing key accounts to ensure we maximise all opportunities
  • Develop, support and grow a trading team in line with our progression plan
  • Work closely with the team to ensure we deliver outstanding service to our customers and suppliers
  • Report and collaborate directly with the MD to ensure we are utilising our inventory to its fullest potential thus maximising profitability
  • Improve profitability by delivering improved prices and volumes on a consistent basis

As this is a new position it will offer the right person the opportunity to excel, really put their mark on the role and shape the success of the team. They will play a pivotal role in our future and as such this is an extremely exciting time to join.

We would expect this person to:

  • Have an understanding and experience of either the petfood and / or meat industry
  • Attention to detail, organised with an analytical mind
  • Confident to negotiate at a senior level
  • Ability to lead, nurture and support your Trading Team
  • At least 3 – 4 years industry relevant experience
  • Energy, passion and a sense of fun

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