General information

All posting locations: London, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 22-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79658

Remote, Hybrid or Onsite: Hybrid

Description & Requirements

Kraft Heinz is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for a Commercial Manager to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Commercial Manager lies within the UK business. You’ll be working in an impactful team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders and also external customers. Your primary responsibility will be commercial management, doing the job of a category owner and having P&L responsibility.

In brief, you will be responsible for:

  • P&L, Revenue Growth Management, and Finance
  • Commercial strategy and implementation
  • Managing the categories and competitive analysis
  • Tracking innovation and finding ways to boost and grow it
  • Collaboration with Sales organization, cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Demand planning accountability with the support of demand planning team
  • Supply accountability with the support of collaboration managers and supply teams
  • Defining the commercial plans for innovations
  • Working together with the Brand Manager who develops the innovations to set Price strategy/Volumes/Cost targets/launch timings, etc. for new products, overseeing the P&L of the projects


Hard Skills

  • 5+ years of FMCG experience (commercial, sales, finance experience)
  • BSc/BA required, MSc preferred
  • Proven progression in a commercial setting
  • Track record for supporting delivery of business models and executing innovation

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills - At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Resilience - You’re able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back, big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.
  • Analytical - We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
  • Result driven - You don’t only focus on your own results, but always do what’s best for the company.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!

Location: London

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.