Careers at Nutri Advanced

Nutri Advanced is a 40-year young, highly efficacious supplement brand which is recommended by practicing nutritionists and other healthcare professionals. We have recently joined forces with Metagenics which has brought some great benefits including a global presence, market leading scientific and innovation expertise and a higher level of investment for growth. Whilst this sounds very grand, we have firmly kept our feet on the ground and continue to celebrate our small family business culture by being supportive, creative, nimble, and empowering people to really make a difference.

Nutri Advanced is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from across all communities.

Sarah SharpeSarah Sharpe

Commercial Controller UK, Ireland & South Africa

Location - Office (Whaley Bridge) & WFH

Company Description

Nutri Advanced is a premium, professionally-endorsed nutritional supplements company with a mission to help customers on their health journey, no matter where they are and no matter how long it takes.  And we’ve been here, supporting and guiding people, for over 40 years.

Following an exciting period of growth and increased investment from our B-Corp global brand, Metagenics, we are now looking for a Commercial Controller to join our global Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team.

Your role will play a significant part in driving the UK, Ireland and South Africa regions forward towards our goal of helping more people live happier and healthier lives. You will be a driving force for our company’s digital transformation, managing projects to unlock investment for growth. We want you to seek out innovative solutions to optimise our financial performance.

Reporting to the Head of Finance & Operations (UK&I + SA) based in the UK, you will have an empowered role to assist the UK and SA Country Managers to upskill their teams, apply commercial thinking across their businesses and be the ‘so what’ team player among the countries’ senior management teams.

We are dedicated to helping as many people as possible live happier and healthier lives by providing nutritional products and solutions that are the most trusted and recommended by healthcare practitioners.

What you’ll do:

There are five key areas of responsibility (approx. % of role):

  • Financial Planning (Budgeting, Forecasting & Modelling) (20%)
  • Sales and Marketing Challenge, Analysis & Support (30%)
  • Performance Measurement & Reporting (20%) 
  • Demand Planning (20%)
  • Process improvement: global data integrity and evolution (10%)

Financial Planning

  • Yearly preparation of Annual Operating Plan (AOP, i.e. Budget) and Long Range Plans (LRP), requiring top-down agreement of sales targets with the Sales & Marketing Teams, as well as bottom-up build of detailed supporting data.

  • Presentation of results and forecasts to Group CEO, CFO and senior Finance team members.

  • Monthly forecasting of Latest Estimate (LE) sales, margin and direct costs and explanation of variances to AOP/prior month.

  • Regular scenario modelling of local initiatives and trials, as well as helping the Global FP&A team with ad hoc requests from the Global Executive team or Private Equity owners.

Sales & Marketing Challenge, Analysis & Support

  • Assisting the local Sales & Marketing teams in achieving our goal of fast, sustainable and profitable digital growth by challenging sales performance and efficiency of Advertising & Promotion (A&P) spend.

  • Providing analytical support for the Country Managers, Digital Marketing Managers and Sales Managers in South Africa and the UK, to direct decision-making and arrive at conclusions.

  • Measuring the impact and success of promotions, trials and projects from a finance perspective, working as part of local project teams to improve sales and gross margin.

Performance Measurement & Reporting

  • Creation, maintenance and development of KPI’s for the local, regional and global businesses, from measuring Supply Chain efficiencies to regional headcount reporting to Marketing return on investment.

  • Month-end reporting of sales, cost and EBITDA variances to forecast and communication of the drivers behind these.

  • Being the regional leader of global projects such as Revenue Growth Management (RGM) which aim to consistently analyse and compare regional performance, providing learnings and delivering frameworks for revenue/promotional/pricing/portfolio improvement.

Demand Planning

  • Monthly maintenance of stock forecasts according to fluctuations in historic sales and plans for growth.

  • Communication of key trends and issues to local Senior Leadership Team and EMEA Exec Team.

  • Supporting the global Integrated Business Planning (IBP) evolution.

Process improvement, data integrity & evolution

  • Global project management and stakeholder management to drive initiatives to improve sales, enable efficiencies and eliminate barriers across all departments.

  • Monthly checks of global reporting system (Power BI) data to ensure and improve data integrity.

  • Awareness of external developments, trends and tools (such as AI) to constantly improve our reporting and insight.

  • Supporting the local UK and SA Accounting teams to ensure their reporting is accurate and relevant.

Performance Measures

  • 3-month probationary period.

  • Annual & Half-Year performance reviews.

  • Fortnightly 121s with line manager.

  • Assessment vs role profile and delivery of ongoing work requirements.

Requirements/essential criteria

  • Finance qualification (ACA, CGMA, ACCA or similar) + a minimum of 3 years post-qualified experience.

  • Recent experience of a Commercial Finance role or similar, preferably within a small-to-medium-sized business.

  • Intermediate-to-Advanced Excel Skills.
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (Powerpoint, Word, Outlook).

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic team player.

  • A drive for automation of repetitive tasks.

  • Experience of working with Power BI (desirable not essential).

  • Recent experience in setting strategic directions, managing day-to-day operational excellence, and continuing to identify ways to improve and innovate our finance and operations systems.

  • Strong business acumen.

  • Self-motivated and proactive mindset with good communication and relationship management skills.

  • Ambition to develop leadership skills and take a broader role within the parent organization.

Company Benefits

  • 25 days’ annual leave per year, plus statutory and public holidays. After each 5 years of service, you earn an additional week of annual leave. 

  • Private healthcare cover for individuals and/or family members (optional).

  • Two corporate social responsibility days a year which you can use to volunteer at a charity or provide support to a charitable organisation.

  • We support your travel through our cycle-to-work scheme, and charging points for electric vehicles.

  • We support your wellbeing through advice from our qualified nutritionists, £150 towards nutritional supplements for you and your family, organized lunchtime exercise and onsite shower facilities.

  • We also have an Employee Assistance Programme, which is a confidential employee benefit designed to help you deal with personal and professional problems and support from our internal Mental Health First Aiders.

  • We help you grow by offering a range of learning and development opportunities, including in-house training, regular Lunch & Learn sessions to promote peer-to-peer learning. Where necessary, we also offer external training opportunities. 

  •  We offer the opportunity to get involved with our internal initiatives groups, which focus on driving change across Sustainability, Equal Opportunities and Wellbeing. 

  • We also host an annual Christmas social and quarterly social activities which provide a chance for the entire company to come together, build relationships and have fun. 

  • We have a contributory pension scheme and you will be automatically enrolled into this scheme, subject to eligibility. 

If you are excited about this role and would like to apply, please send your details and CV to [email protected]. Alternatively, you can get in touch with us for a confidential conversation if you have any queries on the same email address. 

Sarah SharpeSarah Sharpe

Labelling Co-Ordinator - Temporary

Location - Remote

Company description

Nutri Advanced is a leading provider of highly effective vitamins, health, and nutritional supplements to health professionals and consumers across the UK and Ireland. Our products are trusted by our customers, who appreciate the quality, purity, and effectiveness of what we offer. Nutri Advanced is committed to developing innovative, premium quality, highly effective products by using rigorous scientific research.

Recently we joined the Metagenics family a certified B Corp company, representing the highest standard in social and environmental performance.

We are dedicated to helping as many people as possible live happier and healthier lives by providing nutritional products and solutions that are the most trusted and recommended by healthcare practitioners.

Role description: 

This is a temporary full-time remote role for a Labelling Co-ordinator, with responsibility for ensuring accuracy, consistency and regulatory compliance of all product labels. The position involves co-ordination of labelling processes and product change procedures, liasing between designer and labelling supervisor to approve labels and packaging within required timeframes. This role will suit someone who has strong administrative and organizational skills combined with first-rate proofing skills and a familiarity with scientific language.

This is a temporary role for 6 months.

What you'll do:

  • Work closely with various departments to ensure accuracy and consistency of product labels.
  • Review and approve product labels and packaging.
  • Co-ordinate the labelling process liaising between designer and labelling supervisor to ensure labels are updated and branded correctly.
  • Assist with Product Change Control procedures – label change procedures, proofing and approval, relevant comms, associated literature updates.
  • Translate product specifications into correct labelling language.
  • Utilize online proofing platform Ziflow to manage label/packaging changes.
  • Keep tight version control and maintain orderly folders and files.
  • Maintain accurate ingredients lists in Excel and update as appropriate.

You'll love this job if:

  • You have strong attention to detail and are process oriented.
  • You possess excellent proof reading and editing skills.
  • You are familiar with scientific language..
  • You are able to understand and follow processes thoroughly
  • You are well organised.
  • You have an interest in Regulatory Affairs and/or Compliance.

What you'll need:

  • University Degree or background in any of the following fields: Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Food Technology, Microbiology, Life Sciences.
  • Administrative experience.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills.
  • A passion for detail, and a commitment to compliance, accuracy and consistency.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of database applications.
  • Excellent planning, prioritization and organisation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines.

f you are excited about this role and would like to apply, please send your details and CV to [email protected]. Alternatively, you can get in touch with us for a confidential conversation if you have any queries on the same email address.