Food & Drink Manufacturing / FMCG

Placing senior executives into Food & Drink Manufacturing organisations - be it an executive search mandate or an interim management assignment - is our bread and butter.   

From CEOs and Finance Directors to general managers, quality managers and technical specialists,  Green Park is adept at providing interim management and executive search services to FMCG entities such as Dairies, Bakeries and major supermarket suppliers.

If your Food & Drink Manufacturing organisation requires a senior executive - on either an interim or permanent basis - please call Steve Baggi (search) or James Hunt (interim) on 020 7399 4300.

Green Park is an award winning supplier of Interim Management and Executive Search services and we have worked with most major organisations across both public and private sectors since our inception. 

We deliver across all functions for some of Europe's largest FMCG firms, but the majority of executive search mandates and interim management assignments that we are engaged to execute are in the following areas:

Track Record

Training Workstream Lead, HR Transformation Programme
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
SW6345
Location:
UK
Salary:
£400 per day
Duration:
12 Months

The Client
Our client is a global FMCG brand currently undergoing a world-wide HR Transformation programme and building a world class team to deliver this.

The Interim Assignment
This role will lead on training element of the Change & Comms workstream and identify training requirements and develop a strategy and plan to address them.   

The Interim Manager
Previous experience of delivering training interventions within a global transformation programme is an essential criteria for the role.

Interim Senior HR Business Partner
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JY14792
Location:
North East
Salary:
£500 - £650 per day
Duration:
3 months

Client Description
Our client, a leading FMCG organisation, is looking to engage an Interim HR Business Partner for an initial 3 month period.

The Interim Assignment
The role will involve providing generalist business partner support to this branch of the organisation.

The Interim Manager
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a strong generalist track record with an emphasis on Employee Relations and Performance Management. Strong stakeholder engagement is also key for this position. The ideal candidate will have worked in a sales environment and have supported a sales client group. Experience working within FMCG or retail would be beneficial. Keywords: sales, food, manufacturing, Human Resources.

Interim Group CFO
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14770
Location:
North West
Salary:
£1500+ per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is a major UK organisation, with several divisions across a range of consumer based businesses.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Group CFO will be required to work to help turn around the business, through working with the various divisions to help design and implement a Group-wide cost optimisation programme and build robust systems and processes to enable to the Group to plan more effectively and generate meaningful MI.

The Interim Management
The interim Group CFO will have been a CFO of a UK listed business that has undergone major transformation. You will also have experience in transforming a finance function and have been responsible for setting financial strategy.

Interim IT Project Manager – Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN27381
Location:
West Europe
Salary:
Up to £1000 per day dependent on experience

Client description
Our client is a global consumer organisation.

The Interim Manager
Green Park is excited to be partnering a global consumer organisation throughout the second stage of their technology upgrade. We will be building a project technology team to deliver a Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation throughout 13 European counties to bring the organisation in line with their international business. These roles are multi-country and will require you being based throughout Europe Monday to Friday – Main Locations: Germany, Amsterdam, London, Paris. Below is a high level overview of the roles we will be resourcing - to register interest ahead of project kick off please apply below. Incident & Problem Manager | Change & Release Manager | Lead Enterprise Architect | ITIL Process Analyst | Test Assurance Manager | Business Object Developer / BI specialist | Data warehouse ( informatics / oracle ) Developer Programme / Project Manager

Candidate description
We can only consider applications with relevent exposure within Microsoft Dynamics Implementations, ideally AX. You will need to be approachable with strong management skills and though this is an interim assignment, you would be expected to resonate the company ethos from day one. 

Interim Marketing Campaigns Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PH14683
Location:
North West
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client 
Our client is a major UK consumer company.

The Interim Assignment
Our client is looking to engage an Interim Campaign Manager for the food business for Christmas and Q1, who will be responsible for:

• Ensuring the campaigns for the rest of the of the year, Christmas and Q1 roll out as planned
• Overseeing the activity to ensure it is all delivered
• Creating the plans for the second half of 2015
• Understanding what is working and what isn’t and alter the plan as appropriate

The Interim Manager
The Interim Campaign Manager requires good communication, strategy planning, multi-channel experience, the ability to work with the insights team, understanding what does and doesn’t work, commercial skills and the ability to get things delivered on time. Please only apply if you have already successfully completed a similar piece of work.

Chief Commercial Officer
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
WR14639
Location:
Midlands
Salary:
£150,000 per annum

The Client
Our client is the one of the UK’s leading supplier of products, services and advice to the rural community. At the heart of the countryside, they appreciate the rural way of life and understand the challenges faced by all those who live and work in the rural communities. From agriculture, equine and rural business to pet, garden, clothing and energy, they reach their customers via a multichannel offer, including a number of country stores, a successful on-line operation, telephone traders and on farm through a comprehensive team of agricultural specialists. They have a unique and unrivalled position in the rural community, with specialisms, services and a comprehensive range of products across multiple sectors, underpinned by value for money, local relationships and a national retail presence.

The Role
As Chief Commercial Officer, this key role operates at Board level and has full accountability and responsibility for the Multichannel business which includes Stores, Category Management, Reward Card, Property and Online. You will be responsible for developing and delivering a compelling, leading edge multi-channel strategy that delivers sales, margin, customer numbers and customer loyalty across all channels in line with the business’s strategy and long-term objectives, whilst ensuring the customer remains at the very heart of the business. Developing a full understanding of the company’s market position, consumer trends, competitors’ positioning and analysing market data is a major part of the job.

The Person
With outstanding multichannel and ecommerce experience at a senior level, the Chief Commercial Officer will demonstrate exceptional commercial acumen, customer focus, strong brand empathy and wide scale business development experience. With an inspirational leadership style, you will ensure the delivery of great results in a business committed to growing in size over the next five years. Ambitious, energetic and keen to make your mark, you will have experience in a multichannel business including B2B and B2C, probably within the retail sector with demonstrable experience and success around CRM and customer service. For further information, please contact William Richards at Green Park on 0207 399 4300

Interim Head of Digital
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PH8814
Location:
North West
Salary:
£550 - £600 per day

The Client
Our client is a major UK consumer company.

The Interim Assignment
Our client has a number of initiatives that will be running over the coming period that will be purely around digital offerings and other initiatives where digital will be impacted. As such, there is a need for an experienced interim Head of Digital to help drive through these initiatives and manage a small team.

Key initiatives include:

• Re-launching the website to make it more interactive and fresh - the Interim Head of Digital will “own” the website.
• Working on a new online interactive service
• Building a communications strategy around digital
• Targeted communications
• Managing a team of four

The Interim Manager
The Interim Head of Digital must have worked on similar programmes within a large organisation. Candidates should be a Director / Head of level Marketing / IT / eCommerce expert. 

Interim Reward Specialist
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
SW14559
Location:
South East
Salary:
£600 - £650 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

The Client
Our client, a transforming FMCG business, is looking for an Interim Reward Specialist.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Reward Specialist role will place heavy emphasis on trade union negotiation and collective bargaining – experience of this is essential. They will also have to manage a range of compensation and benefits projects as part of an overall company wide transformation programme.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Reward Specialist will will have had experience of working at Head of level previously.  

Group HR Director
Job Type:
Board Practice & Advisory
Reference:
SW14415
Location:
Africa
Salary:
£90k - £120k per annum dependent on experience
Duration:
2 year fixed term contract

The Client
Our client is a leading food and drink manufacturer in Africa.

The Role
Our client is looking to recruit a robust and hands-on Group HR Director to join them for a fixed term 2 year contract with the remit to establish a stronger Human Resource function.

The Ideal Candidate
The successful Group HR Director will have experience of delivery within African emerging markets preferably within FMCG or manufacturing and a proven track record of building effective HR teams within businesses delivering circa $300m turnover.

Interim Senior Business Analyst / Programme Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14299
Location:
London
Salary:
£500 - £600 per day
Duration:
6 - 9 months

Green Park has been exclusively instructed to build a new Program Management team to implement a Big 4 Consulting firm’s global strategy within a global retail / consumer firm. After recent successful appointment of the Program Director, we now need to support them with two Senior Business Analysts on an interim basis for 6 / 9 months. The role will be supporting the Program Director in implementing the new strategy; you will need to have proven background in change management /program management preferably within a retail / FMCG environment. Example activities will be: Responsible for analysis of project by delivery, gathering, prioritising and validating business requirements. Responsible for the management, planning and organisation of project activities to include Scope. Mapping, designing and re-engineering business process including operation process metrics. Working closely with global teams covering EMEA and APAC. If this sounds like an opportunity you would like to embrace then please contact James Nash – 0207 399 3248

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