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Commercial Manager Benelux

8+ years
The Netherlands | 08 apr

Job desciption

The Commercial Manager Benelux will supercharge the growth of better-for-you snacking in Europe. You will be the first feet on the ground for the European snack hub of WARP Snacks. Within the next year you will build a compact and solid team to capitalise on the huge momentum for their two brands: Eat Real and PROPER. In this role you have full responsibility for one of the strategic key regions. You will shape and define the company’s strategy in the Benelux region and build a strong category story for the local markets. Accurate forecasting with strong management and analysis of customer and promotional investment is part of the job. You are a member of a wider leadership team. WARP is looking for an entrepreneurial, hands-on, and experienced Commercial Manager to own and manage the key distributor and customer relationships throughout the region. Furthermore, you are an experienced line manager who can build and develop a team.

What the organisation offers you

  • Establishing the Dutch commercial team to build growth in the Benelux
  • A perfect step up for a Sales Manager who aspires final responsibility and building a team
  • Working at an immensely fast-growing, international B Corp company, backed by experienced investors in healthy food
  • Leading cross-functional projects
  • Innovative and on-trend brands and product portfolio
  • Broad support from the London based headquarters

Candidate profile

  • 8+ years of relevant commercial experience, including a senior position for an established FMCG player in The Netherlands or Belgium
  • Strong business acumen and a clear understanding of how to build a strong P&L
  • Experience in building and developing teams as a line manager
  • Track record in building sales and brand toolkits and delivering growth by driving brand strategy through to execution
  • Ability to construct and analyse full value chain
  • Entrepreneurial, hands-on approach, analytical skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English


  • Management and coaching
  • Entrepreneurship and commercial thinking
  • Ownership
  • Market- and customer orientation
  • Vision and strategy
  • Results and quality orientation

About the company

Healthier snacks should taste great. With this belief, Proper and Eat Real quickly became two of Europe’s leading and fastest-growing snacking brands in the better-for-you segment. These UK-brands joined forces in WARP Snacks in 2021 to fire up the healthy snacking revolution. The UK-based company is now expanded across Europe, starting with a Benelux team.

Read more about WARP

“For a future leader and exceptional commercial talent, this is a great opportunity to join the organisation at a particularly exciting stage in its evolution and growth.”
Liz Schofield
International Director

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