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Design Consultant - Commercial Catering Desgin

Job Title: Design Consultant - Commercial Catering Desgin
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + company car + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH24473
Contact Name: Vildan Cifci
Contact Email: vcifci@allen-york.com
Job Published: 16 days ago

I am engaged with a national catering equipment supplier who are seeking to appoint a Design Consultant to join the business, based at their Manchester office. The Design Consultant will need to develop new and existing business within the sector (catering design) by a proactive approach to lead generation and one to one presentations to customers. Commercial catering experience is essential.

Role Summary:

Extensive knowledge of the industry designing and selling commercial catering schemes meeting clients, producing designs ( desirable) . Typical clients include contract caters, high street brands, etc.

Duties:

  • Prepare schemes for presentation to customers using in house CAD resource and individual knowledge.
  • Prepare professional presentations and costs using office resources and national creative team.
  • Deliver high levels of commercial awareness when negotiating with customers.
  • Demonstrate innovation when producing visuals and presentation material for customer projects.
  • Actively enhance GP margin using negotiating skills with suppliers and sub-contractors wherever possible.
  • Continually be focused on maximum customer satisfaction utilising high levels of communication both verbally and written.
  • Submit activity reports as requested by line manager.

Essential

  • Experience within contract catering sector.
  • Bright and enthusiastic with well-developed negotiating skills.
  • Turnkey project knowledge
  • Catering equipment/design experience.
  • Full clean licence.
  • Ambitious, flexible and good commercial acumen.
  • Professional and presentable