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Pentagon Food Group is one of the leading lights in the food distribution industry. We are able to supply to a range of quick service and fast food outlets, the hotel industry and other dining and catering establishments. In order to provide the best quality service to our clients, we aim to be a ‘one-stop-shop’ solution for all your catering needs. Our employment beliefs and objectives are as follows:

Equal Opportunities Policy

  • It is the Policy of The Pentagon Food Group to treat all Employees (and indeed all persons including all job applicants) fairly and equally regardless of their gender, orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age or disability.
  • This policy applies equally to the recruitment and selection process, terms of employment, in addition to every other aspect of employment.
  • The Pentagon Food Group expects all Employees and Contractors as well as its customers to comply with the policy and act in accordance with its objectives. An act of discrimination by an employee or any failure to comply with the terms of the policy may result in disciplinary action.
  • The Pentagon Food Group will regularly review its procedures and selection criteria to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and otherwise treated according to their relevant individual abilities and merits and that this policy has been complied with.

Open Door Policy

  • The Pentagon Food Group has adopted an Open Door Policy for all employees. This means, literally, that every manager’s door is open to every employee. The purpose of our open door policy is to encourage open communication, feedback, and discussion about any matter of importance to an employee.
  • We are all at The Pentagon Food Group ONE TEAM.

Fairness at Work

  • In order ensure fairness, the Pentagon Food Group will show that there is equal access to opportunity, clear processes and open communication, and a feedback system which facilitates constructive conversations.

Our Values:

Pentagon Food Group Believe in RESPECT. Our Professional environment makes us the best Food wholesalers in the UK

Note: Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further information & recruitment processing however we keep profiles with us for future job openings.

 

vacant vacancies

As a category Buyer working on the Retail Categories you will develop the full range of products aligned with our business model under the guidance of Head of Buying.

You will be responsible for sourcing and developing product ranges which satisfy our customers’ requirements, whilst achieving our company objectives.

You will be comfortable balancing and delivering on a wide range of challenges and tasks, be adaptable and flexible with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Main Responsibilities
  • Develop a Full range of products to meet the retail sector demand as directed by Head of Buying
  • Research and investigate demand of products, prices, current supply chain for our target market.
  • Research and investigate profit margin and competition within our target market
  • Continuously reviewing current Category performance and the marketplace, to ensure you understand how your area is currently trading, and how you can build on this to deliver profitable growth
  • Research and investigate an Own-Label Product portfolio, to deliver an innovative and profitable product range to meet anticipated customer demand and improve the commercial performance of the Category
  • Providing information and analysis to assess levels of slow moving & dormant stock and work with the team to clear. Maintain stock at agreed levels for planned activity and to reduce overstocks
  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork / confirmations are accurately recorded and that rebates / accruals are invoiced correctly
  • Executing Category Reviews and monitoring their performance ensuring that they are in line with overall category growth plans
  • Ensuring new trends are brought into the business and an exit strategy for delisted products is in place
You:
  • Experience of Category Management or Buying, in Food and non-food product range
  • Good negotiation skills and influencing skills
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Track record of working independently
  • Ability to build relationships both with suppliers and internal multi-discipline teams
  • Strong numeracy and analytical ability to find trends and patterns from reports
  • Experience in using forecasting tools and techniques, ERP software solution and intermediate user of all Microsoft Office tools including Excel
  • Determined, tenacious and resilient
  • Optimistic and open-minded to change
  • Customer focused
  • Positive, resourceful and an energetic team worker
  • Driven to continuously improve both yourself and your team’s performance
Job Type:

Contract

Experience:
  • Category Buying: 10 years (Required)
Education:
  • Master’s (Preferred)
Location:
  • Rawalpindi (Required)

Working closely with Head of Buying, you’ll make sure that they we everything we need to negotiate the very best deals.

Our buying teams – if it’s possible – must move even quicker than the rest of the business. And they must keep ahead of our customers too: second-guessing what they want and need before they do.

You’ll get involved in every aspect of the buying lifecycle, from putting together tender documents and crunching numbers, to preparing samples and reviewing market data. The proposals start with you.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buying Assistant to join our busy team

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Have full and thorough knowledge of products and suppliers
  • Manage the efficient and accurate flow of communication both internally and externally
  • Actively manage your area of responsibility, driving innovation and change
  • Manage all due diligence, advertising and related issues for all products issue
  • Understand complex POS/financial data and be able to analyse this on Excel
Requirements:
  • Degree Educated
  • Experience in a buying role in Food and non-food product range
  • Strong excel skills
  • Exceptional levels of organisation and time management
  • Ability to effectively manage suppliers
Job Types:

Full-time, Contract

Contract length:

12 months

Salary:

From Rs30,000.00 per month

Education:
  • Master’s (Preferred)
Location:
  • Rawalpindi (Required)

The Pentagon Food Group Ltd is looking for a Customer/Market development manager for its Emerging business unit. The candidate should be a business graduate with at least 5 years of customer development in Modern Trade for the FMCG sector. The incumbent must coordinate and plan product sales to ensure that customers’ requirement is met constantly and manage sales and business development together with administrative tasks.

  • The key task and responsibilities would comprise and not be limited to the following:
  • Conduct market research and identify the demand for existing product range.
  • Define a launch strategy and prepare a business case.
  • Design a route to market model.
  • Recruit and train the field sales force.
  • Leadership in operations, sales, and business development.
  • Devising strategy, goals and plans for the department.
  • Liaising and coordinating with internal departments and the company’s network to fulfill customers’ needs.
  • Sharing market information and coordinating in solving business and product related problems.
  • Prepare and manage the annual budget of the department.
  • Maintain good relationship with key customers.
  • Manage target customer to achieve profitable sales target and KPIs.
  • Define action plan and implement to ensure target achievement.
  • Understand categories, consumers, and customers to plan for maximizing sales.
  • Develop the key trade levers: product placement, secondaries, commercial focus, promotional calendar.
  • Able to speak, read and write English well and fluent in computer skills.
  • Strong Leadership and can perform analysis.

Education, Qualification & Experience:

MBA with having 5 years (min) relevant experience.

Should have command on Sales-Modern Trade-Horeca

Sales, Customer development, distribution, distributed team management

Additional Remarks:

Should have personal vehicle

Salary Range:

PKR 55,000/- to PKR 70,000/-

Location:

Bahria Phase 7, Rawalpindi.

Timings:

2:00 pm to 11:00 pm (Monday to Fri & Sun)

Job Types:

Full-time, Contract

Salary:

Rs55,000.00 – Rs70,000.00 per month

Experience:

  • Modern Trade-Horeca, Customer Development & Distribution: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

Location:

  • Rawalpindi (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • No

Pentagon Food Group is a food distribution business, based out of a 80,000 SQ/Ft modern distribution facility in the heart of Stoke On Trent UK is looking for a Head Of Finance to support the CEO and the senior management of the business. Corporate Finance Manager is integral; giving the business the capacity and bandwidth to deliver the business growth plans and targets.

Job Description

Corporate Finance Manager will work with the small finance team of 7 with an aim of effective supporting the business and department heads with quality financial information to sustain business growth plans. The Corporate Finance Manager will ensure that the reporting of the organisations financial and management accounts is sound and to provide a professional accounting service in respect of all financial operations.

The role will ensure monthly management accounts are produced to a high standard, internal control environment is maintained and support the overall working capital management by producing rolling cash flow forecasts and detailed monthly department reporting. The role will provide training, support and guidance to budget holders and will manage staff within the team responsible for financial and management accounting. In addition, the role will lead the team through interim and annual audits, will support executive staff with operational financial management and will ensure relationships with key stakeholders are managed effectively.

Key duties will include:

· Supporting, leading, mentoring and training the accounting team and the indirect reports

  • Reviewing and delivering monthly and quarterly financial performance under IFRS
  • Acting as the financial lead for the external audit process
  • Producing the management information pack for the UK business and subsidiaries for board meetings
  • Responsibility for preparation of quarterly financial report, management, discussion and analysis as well as related filings to Group, for review by management
  • Understanding of latest accounting standards, including expertise in IFRS15
  • Responsibility for managing and monitoring all budgeting and forecasting
  • Use technology to automate financial functions and real time reporting / analysis using Data / BI
  • Work with Teams within our in house shared service centre to integrate financial functions
  • Deploying (CPM) Corporate Management Functionality within the finance Department by way of IT and Software so that Budgets / Actuals and Forecast analysis is done LIVE, using technology such as “Adaptive Insights / Power BI”
  • Conducting business valuations and valuation metrics leading to potential acquisitions and buyouts.
  • The position involves advising in all aspects of financial investment; equity, debt and M&A related investments in a range of suitable industry sectors. Candidates are expected to have a proven track record in corporate finance, valuation, M&A transactions and IPOs, with good general knowledge of the debt and equity capital markets.
  •  Provides and presents information, analysis and recommendations for decision making on all important matters that determine financial performance and value of the company.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a professionally qualified accountant
  • Demonstrate hands on experience of a senior accounting role
  • Possess technical expertise in IFRS, internal controls and budgeting
  • Be a strong communicator with the ability to explain financial issues clearly
  • Demonstrate leadership skills to coach team members
  • Have developed, implemented and monitored internal controls
  • Show the ability to work accurately with both an eye for detail, and to understand the big picture
  • Have the ability to identify and define problems, gather and review data, assess the alternatives, interpret the results, manage the risk, and communicate findings
  • Demonstrate growth and result-oriented management style in setting and pursuing goals, demonstrating a strong commitment to organisational success
  • The Successful Applicant
  • You must be ACCA, CIMA, ACA, MBA Finance, or CIPFA qualified.
  • You will have experience in managing a small operational finance function as well as coaching, developing and engaging staff to ensure a smooth-running team. You will have experience in preparing annual statutory accounts and producing data analysis and reports (preferably in a Regulatory Body).
  • You can speak to your achievements in communicating effectively with a range of different stakeholders and your ability to clearly and confidently explain financial information to non-financial staff. You will be a logical thinker, able to problem solve, research and investigate issues with ease and will have the ability to develop new ideas and lead projects for process improvement.
  • You will also be highly organised, efficient and computer literate with proficiency in the MS Office suite and you will have a proven track record of developing an integrated accounting system, Sage line 50, Oracle ERP, Microsoft BI, (CP PM) corporate performance management solution.

Location:

Phase 7, Bahria Town, Rawalpini.

Timings:

2:00 pm to 11:00 pm (Mon to Fri & Sun)

Salary Range:

PKR 50,000/- to PKR 70,000/- & will be depending upon profile.

Contract length:

12 months

Job Types:

Full-time, Contract

Salary:

Rs55,000.00 – Rs70,000.00 per month

Experience:

  • Corporate Finance Management: 10 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • No

Job Brief:

Content Writer will be responsible for writing SEO optimized articles, managing SEO on Page & Off Page activities & social media captions. Content Writer will be managing Guest Blog Posting on relevant websites as well as he/she will be responsible to report for Monthly SEO & Site Audits.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to write high quality SEO optimized articles.
  • Ability to write quality and creative social media captions.
  • Proven record in ranking Keywords on Google and Bing SERP.
  • Expertise with all SEO On Page and Off Page Activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Preferably relevant Master’s degree
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Fluency in English speaking & writing.
  • Well organized and dedicated.
  • Experience of working on International Brands.
  • Experience of Guest blog posting on quality relevant websites.
  • Experience and knowledge of Google Analytics, Site Audit and SEO Monthly Reporting.
  • We are looking for an experienced individual that has the ability to take on the brand on his own with least supervision.
  • Proof of completed project is required.

Job Timings:

12:00 am to 9:00 pm (Mon to Fri)

Location:

Phase 7, Bahria Town, Rawalpindi

Job Type:

Full-time/Permanent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Rs30,000.00 – Rs40,000.00 per month

Contract length: 12 months

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: Rs30,000.00 – Rs40,000.00 per month

Experience:

  • Content Writing: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • No

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