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Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: SE28 0BH

Salary: £40,000 per annum OTE (uncapped bonus)

Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Days: Monday to Friday

Holidays: 20 days + 8 Bank/Public Holiday

If you excel at understanding the exacting needs of customers, regularly exceed their expectations, thrive on selling and enjoy working in a fast-paced, targeted environment, then this is an exciting opportunity for you to join a dynamic team within a leading food services business based in London. There are clear progression paths to grow within the role and we aim to actively promote from within our business.

The Role:
To manage and grow a territory of existing customers, to generate new business by selling a range of fresh, frozen and ambient products. The new business will account for approximately 80% of your time.

You will also be responsible for managing your own prospect database and ensuring you reach various targets whilst working in partnership with a designated Account Manager to build relationships with key personnel in the branch in order to create a team approach to achieving targets. You will communicate with National Account Managers where necessary, working together to develop a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of group accounts.

You will be required to have a detailed knowledge of accounts by customer and category demonstrated at monthly meetings, be responsible for trading performances and actions of accounts within your territory and be able to use this information to identify potential sales opportunities within our existing customer base.

Key Skills:
The ideal candidate will have exceptional organisational skills, including planning and time management to ensure work is completed in an appropriate, and sometimes tight, time scale to the highest standard, with a keen eye for detail. As you will be customer facing and will be representing Henson Foods Ltd, you must have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to anticipate the needs of the customers and have the ability to negotiate and be persuasive. As you will mostly be working independently, you must be reliable and self-motivated. Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, are an essential requirement for the role as you will be required to identify trends from computer-generated statistics as well as creating your own databases. Due to the nature of the role, it would be advantageous for you to have a detailed knowledge of butchery and the restaurant industry as well as an understanding of the competition in detail, working with the depot to ensure we overcome any objections.

If you are interested in the above position, please send your CV and an accompanying cover letter to ggoddard@bidfresh.co.uk.
We will screen all applications and select candidates whose qualification and experience most closely match our needs.

We will give very careful consideration to your submission and will contact you within 4 to 6 weeks if you have been selected to continue our recruitment process. We wish you every success.

 


 

Job Title: Account Manager

Location: SE28 0BH

Salary: £19-22,000 depending on experience + bonus structure

Hours: 40 Hours per week, Monday-Friday

Holidays: 20 days + 8 Bank/Public Holiday

If you excel at understanding the exacting needs of Customers, regularly exceed their expectations, thrive on selling and enjoy working in a fast paced, targeted environment, then this is an exciting opportunity for you to join a dynamic team within a leading food services business based in London. There are clear progression paths to grow within the role and we aim to actively promote from within our business.
The role of an Account Manager within Henson Foods involves a great mix of account management, customer services and telesales. Working closely to support the Business Development Manager to ensure sales targets are achieved, the Account Manager will be in regular contact with our client base to help maintain and grow our existing accounts.

In addition to working closely with our current client base, the Account Manager will be responsible for identifying potential new clients and arranging site meetings for the Business Development Manager. Additional duties will include order processing and therefore accurate data entry and Microsoft Office skills are essential.

Ideally candidates applying for this role should have previous sales/customer service experience, preferably within foodservice (meat and butchery experience is preferable but not essential).

You should be personable with a proven ability to work in a targeted sales environment.

You will need to be highly organised with effective time management skills

Have the ability to prioritise an often heavy workload

You will also need to be proficient in Word/Outlook/Excel with excellent typing skills to facilitate prompt and accurate data entry

You will be able to demonstrate assured and professional communication, both written and verbal. Much of your work will be telephone based, so you must be adept in the art of conversation and inspire our client’s confidence in you.

You will have sales experience, preferably within foodservice but this is not an essential requirement. We aim to develop all our employees’ potential therefore all new starters are inducted in to our Sales Academy with ongoing learning and support.

You should be driven and motivated by targets with the personal resilience to work well under pressure.

Accountability – ensuring effective communication at all times with our clients.

Handling complaints, finding solutions where and when required, ensuring excellent management of accounts.

Henson Foods Ltd, and Bidfresh Ltd are believers in upskilling our team members and progressing internal members of staff, as such, for the right candidate that shows a passion for development, career growth is possible.

If you are interested in the above position, you will need to provide a copy of an up-to-date CV and any relevant qualification/certificates to ggoddard@bidfresh.co.uk.

We will screen all applications received and select candidates whose qualifications/experience most closely match our needs.

We will give very careful consideration to all submissions and we will contact you within 4 to 6 weeks if you have been selected to continue in our recruitment process.
We wish you every success.

 


 

Job Title: Category C Delivery Driver

Location: London, SE28 0FN

Salary: £10.50 per hour plus bonus

Hours: 40 hours per week with variable start times between 4am and 6am, covering a 45 hour week Monday-Friday (every alternate Saturday)

Holidays: 28 days holiday, inclusive of Bank Holidays

Henson Foods Ltd forms part of the Bidfresh Group, a principal British supplier of fresh fish, meat and produce to the catering industry; a national supplier with strong local heritage. The spectrum of our client base reaches from small independents to large national accounts.

If you excel at understanding the exacting needs of Customers, regularly exceed their expectations and enjoy working in a fast paced, targeted environment, then this is an exciting opportunity for you to join a dynamic team within a leading food services business based in London.

The Role:
A permanent, full time position has become available within the Transport Department at Henson Foods Ltd. The role will entail driving a Category C vehicle; so a valid full UK Category C licence is essential as is a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

The ideal candidate will possess a good general geographical knowledge of the UK, be an excellent time keeper, be smart and conscientious and be smart in appearance and professional in manner.

All candidates will have previous professional multi-drop driving experience and may be subject to a driver check. In line with our insurance policy all applicants should ideally be 21 in order to comply with the Company’s insurance requirements.

If you are interested in the above position, please send an up-to-date CV and any relevant qualifications to recruitment@bidfresh.co.uk

We will screen all applications and select candidates whose qualifications/experience most closely match our needs. We will give very careful consideration to your submission and will contact you within 4 to 6 weeks if you have been selected to continue in our recruitment process.

We wish you every success.

 


 

Job Title: Category C1 Delivery Driver

Location: London, SE28 0FN

Salary: £9.70 per hour plus bonus

Hours: 40 hours per week with variable start times between 4am and 6am, covering a 45 hour week Monday-Friday (every alternate Saturday)

Holidays: 28 days holiday, inclusive of Bank Holidays

Henson Foods Ltd forms part of the Bidfresh Group, a principal British supplier of fresh fish, meat and produce to the catering industry; a national supplier with strong local heritage. The spectrum of our client base reaches from small independents to large national accounts.

If you excel at understanding the exacting needs of Customers, regularly exceed their expectations and enjoy working in a fast paced, targeted environment, then this is an exciting opportunity for you to join a dynamic team within a leading food services business based in London.

The Role:
A permanent, full time position has become available within the Transport Department at Henson Foods Ltd. The role will entail driving a 7.5 tonne lorry or van; so a valid full UK C1 licence is essential as is a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

The ideal candidate will possess a good general geographical knowledge of the UK, be an excellent time keeper, be smart and conscientious and be smart in appearance and professional in manner.

All candidates will have previous professional multi-drop driving experience and may be subject to a driver check. In line with our insurance policy all applicants should ideally be 21 in order to comply with the Company’s insurance requirements.

If you are interested in the above position, please send an up-to-date CV to recruitment@bidfresh.co.uk

We will screen all applications and select candidates whose qualifications/experience most closely match our needs. We will give very careful consideration to your submission and will contact you within 4 to 6 weeks if you have been selected to continue in our recruitment process.

We wish you every success.

 


Job Title:      Warehouse Assistant

Location:      London, SE28 0FN

Salary:           £8.50 per hour

Hours:           7am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Alternate Saturdays are also required and payed as overtime

Holidays:      28 days holiday, inclusive of Bank Holidays

Henson Foods Ltd forms part of the Bidfresh Group, a principal British supplier of fresh meat, seafood and produce to the catering industry; a national supplier with strong local heritage. The spectrum of our client base reaches from small independents to large national accounts.

The Role:
Working in a close knit team and reporting directly to the Day Shift Manager, the role of Warehouse Assistant within Henson Foods Ltd entails the assembling of customer orders through picking, weighing and packing of products. Previous experience of warehouse stock handling, particularly in a chilled/freezer environment, would be advantageous but is not essential for success in the role.

The successful candidate will also be required to assist in the loading and unloading of both goods inwards and outwards. As such, a forklift licence would be beneficial for success in the role, but is not an essential requirement.
Good verbal and written use of the English language is critical to enable the candidate to complete stock control and traceability reports, as well as to enable correct product identification.

Due to the nature of the role, candidates must be able physically capable of carrying out manual handling duties, such as the lifting, packing, carrying and stacking of goods. Successful candidates must understand that although PPE is provided, a portion of your day will be spent inside the freezer, managing stock directly and so being in cold conditions must not affect any existing medical conditions.

Henson Foods Ltd, and Bidfresh Ltd are believers in upskilling our team members and progressing internal members of staff, as such, for the right candidate that shows a passion for development, career growth is possible.

If you are interested in the above position, you will need to provide a copy of an up-to-date CV and any relevant qualification/certificates to recruitment@bidfresh.co.uk.

We will screen all applications received and select candidates whose qualifications/experience most closely match our needs.

We will give very careful consideration to all submissions and we will contact you within 4 to 6 weeks if you have been selected to continue in our recruitment process.

We wish you every success.


 Job Title:      Warehouse Cleaner

Location:      London, SE28 0FN

Salary:           £7.50 per hour

Hours:           8am to 5pm – Monday to Friday and 5am-9am every alternate Saturday

Holidays:      28 days holiday, inclusive of Bank Holidays

Henson Foods Ltd forms part of the Bidfresh Group, a principal British supplier of fresh meat, seafood and produce to the catering industry; a national supplier with strong local heritage. The spectrum of our client base reaches from small independents to large national accounts.

The Role:
Working in a close knit team and reporting directly to the Technical Manager, the role of Warehouse Cleaner within Henson Foods Ltd entails the clearing of site waste generated by the night shift and preparing recycling waste. Additional duties include:

  • Breaking down used cardboard boxes to feed into a machine that compacts the card into blocks.
  • Separating used pallets for collection.
  • Separating and cleaning material into recyclable waste.
  • Wash down and sanitising the factory as per a daily/weekly schedule that covers the entire production facility.
  • Clearing smoking area of cigarette butts.
  • Order factory cleaning chemicals.
  • Be responsible in the handling and storage of chemicals.

Due to the nature of the role, frequent heavy lifting may be required. Previous experience of warehouse cleaning, particularly in a food-service environment, would be advantageous but is not essential for success in the role. Basic written and verbal use of the English language is an essential requirement to successfully complete cleaning records.

Henson Foods Ltd, and Bidfresh Ltd are believers in upskilling our team members and progressing internal members of staff, as such, for the right candidate that shows a passion for development, career growth is possible.

If you are interested in the above position, you will need to provide a copy of an up-to-date CV to recruitment@bidfresh.co.uk.

We will screen all applications received and select candidates whose qualifications/experience most closely match our needs. We will give careful consideration to all submissions and we will contact you within 4 to 6 weeks if you have been selected to continue in our recruitment process.

We wish you every success.