Job offer - Chief Executive Officer - FMCG/Fresh Foods

Chief Executive Officer – FMCG/Fresh Foods


Job reference: 4987M
Job type: General Management
Duration: Full- Time
Location:UK - South East
Skills required: Commercial / General Management / Planning / Marketing / Business Development / Strategic Planning / FMCG
Qualifications: Any
Sector: Fresh Produce / Fresh Food / Agriculture / Agri-Business / Horticulture / Food Manufacturing / Fresh Food and Drink
Salary: £Six Figures





Redfox has been exclusively commissioned to source a shortlist of the highest caliber of candidates for one of the most forward thinking and innovative Food/FMCG business in the UK. This exceptional organisation are looking to appoint a CEO, an influential leader to drive the organisations expansion plans both in the UK and overseas.

As CEO, you will manage the overall operations of the company as well as develop and implement strategies that meet the needs of the customers, the stakeholders, and the employees. You will be responsible for making key decisions and executing the culture of the company. The most important aspect is that you will be a leader for this unique business…

Key responsibilities to include:

  • To embrace the company brand/ethos and drive new business and growth
  • Lead the business to new levels of achievement, including enhancing its UK presence even more so
  • Developing the business & commercial strategy
  • Management of company network & Investor relationships in the region
  • Staffing Plan & Team Management
  • Analysing and guaranteeing delivery capability
  • Overall performance and execution of the product area, combined with aggressive international expansion plans
  • Provide a thorough assessment of the current business and analysis of opportunities and gaps
  • Define or improve the business strategy across all functions
  • Make high-quality investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits
  • Direct line management of the board of Directors

Required Skills/Experience that we want to see:

  • Proven experience operating at senior level with complex FMCG Food Businesses with large staff numbers
  • Experience leading a Food or Beverage organisation is imperative, knowledge of fresh foods would be advantageous
  • Proven track record of delivering planned objectives, penetrating senior levels of customer organisations and developing talent for the organisation
  • Experience in developing profitable strategies and implementing vision
  • Familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, finance
  • Experience in a complex consumer facing environment with previous success managing multiple channels of trade
  • Considerable P&L responsibility
  • A track record of successful revenue growth
  • A natural leader with the ability to build and nurture a strong management team

On the basis that you are interested in this unique role, please apply with a copy of your CV via this link in the first instance or call Max MacGillivray on +44 (0) 1284 715055 quoting Ref: 4987M

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