Welcome to FMK Consulting.

FMK Consulting are specialist recruiters for the Fresh Produce & Food, Agriculture and FMCG Industries across the whole supply chain.

“Empowering dreams, inspiring growth with trust, integrity and passion”

FMK has a successful track record of effective Recruitment and Consultancy.

Latest Jobs

Full-Time|Permanent
South East
Posted 7 months ago

One of Fresh Produces’ most agile trading groups is looking to further expand their Trading team

They are looking for someone who knows their Salad and / or Veg !

This role is mainly for sales and procurement for the Non-Retail market in the UK. If your customer base is more extended or indeed more niche, not a problem. The plan is to enable your current and future Supply and Customer base plenty of room to breathe, cash flow is not an issue your credit control will always be part of the picture.

You will be the heart and soul of this category, there are no limits on which way you want to take it and full support is part of the package.

Expectations about you :

  • A minimum of two years relevant experience.
  • A combination of sales and buying background in Salad and or Vegetable categories.
  • The ability to develop additional Customers and Suppliers
  • Working knowledge of the Non-Retail sector (Wholesalers, Category Managers, Food Service, Food processors, Box Companies etc etc)
  • Written and spoken fluency in English (other EU languages advantageous)

Please call Frank Kinsella on07734 861080 to discuss this role

Job Features

Job Category

Wholesale Sales, Wholesale Trader

Type

Full Time

Location

London / Kent

Salary

£50,000- £70,000 DOE + Performance Bonus

Job Number

F830

One of Fresh Produces’ most agile trading groups is looking to further expand their Trading team They are looking for someone who knows their Salad and / or Veg ! This role is mainly for sales and p...

Are you wondering how you can get on the ladder in the Fresh Produce Commercial World?

FMK Consulting are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic individual with bags of personality with a thirst to learn, develop and grow in their next career move into Fresh Produce sales. A leading international Fresh Produce company is looking to add to their already successful Sales and Commercial team with a Junior Sales executive. This is a incredible chance to learn the trade from the masters ….

We would like you to have some understanding of the Fresh Produce industry but more importantly to demonstrate rapport building skills and commercial acumen.

Overall this is an impressive and unique opportunity to grow your career; You would be joining a business that is committed to providing opportunities for innovation and growth and as well as this, you will be a part of a vibrant Sales and Trading team who will help you develop your Sales skills and focus on understanding customer needs and building long term relationships in the Industry. This will be achieved through developing an understanding of customers’ businesses, the challenges of supply vs demand within fresh produce, the seasonality, effectively negotiating prices and ensuring a first class standard of Customer Service delivered at all times.

If you have the drive for success you will have plenty of chances to progress your career, increase your salary and take advantage of ongoing training opportunities.

What we are looking for:

Your talent to sell, open personality be enthusiastic and hardworking….

  • Ideally you would have previous experience within a Commercial or Sales Department from the fresh produce or similar Industry
  • You will be trained in the role, but some previous knowledge of the Fresh Produce Wholesale Industry would be desirable.
  • A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to prioritise work loads and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High standard of numeracy
  • Excellent PC skills and proficiency in MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel is desirable.
  • Other language skills would be beneficial
  • You would be outgoing with the ability to get on with people from supplier to customer  level – Overall we would expect you to have a natural ability to build relationships
  • Reliable and flexible attitude

Please contact the FMK Consulting team to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

Job Features

Job Category

Junior Sales, Junior Sales Manager

Type

Full Time

Location

Worcestershire

Salary

£20k - £30k DOE

Job Number

F1140

Junior Sales / Commercial (Fruit, Salad & Veg Industry)

Full-Time|Permanent
Spain
Posted 9 months ago

We are looking for a Grape Guru! An experienced International Sales and Procurement Manager to join a team of well-respected and skilled fresh produce traders in a company recognised as a Global force in the Trade. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing sales and procurement strategies in new and existing international markets for the grape category. Current customers include EU, UK, MENA both retail and non-retail outlets.

To be successful in this role, you must have previous experience in international sales and be familiar with different cultures and business practices. You must be an excellent communicator and have the ability to build relationships with customers from all over the world. You must also be highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Our client is represented with satellite branches and grower partnerships throughout the World. The Trading hub is based in Spain, the fabulous and vibrant city of Valencia.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute sales and procurement plans for the grape category, to achieve assigned targets for new business, revenue growth, and market share expansion in international markets
  • Research and develop strategies and plans which identify marketing opportunities, direct marketing, and new B2B development initiatives
  • Manage a team of sales professionals, developing their skills to maximize performance and ensure achievement of individual, team, and company objectives
  • Monitor customer, competitor, and market activity and trends, providing input to the development of short- and long-term plans to proactively address changes
  • Work closely with other members of the trading team to develop and implement programs, policies, and processes related to international sales
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key customers, partners, and influencers in international markets
  • Negotiate and manage contracts with customers, distributors, and other third parties
  • Plan and oversee logistics for international shipments, ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Prepare reports on progress against plans, budgets, and targets for senior management
  • Identify and resolve issues which may impede achievement of objectives
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned
  • Travel internationally as needed

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years sales & procurement experience in the Grape category
  • Proven track record of achieving trading targets
  • Strong understanding of international markets and trade regulations
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Fluent in English and one other European language

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience living or working abroad
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more foreign markets
  • Strong network of contacts in target market(s)
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Leadership, motivate and drive the business
  • Problem solving. Identify supply chain issues to maintain customer satisfaction
  • Negotiation. To enable and sustain a profitable result for the grape category

Send your CV over to georgina@fmkconsulting.co and frank@fmkconsulting.co to apply

Call Frank on 07734 861080 to have a chat about the role and company in more detail

Job Features

Type

Full Time

Location

Valencia, Spain

Salary

Excellent €

Job Number

F364

We are looking for a Grape Guru! An experienced International Sales and Procurement Manager to join a team of well-respected and skilled fresh produce traders in a company recognised as a Global force...

Roles

Industries Include

Fresh Produce & Food, Food Service, Farming, Horticulture, Agriculture, Viticulture, Hydroponics, Retail, Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Beer, Wine and Spirits, Vineyard Management, Agronomy