Account Manager / NAM / National Account Manager / Commercial Manager

Location
Kent
Salary
Dependent upon experience
Posted
08 Mar 2017
Closes
08 Apr 2017
Ref
4566LB
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are delighted to be working in partnership with one of the UK’s leading processors and packers of fresh produce supplying many of the top UK food retailers. They are renowned for processing, packing and selling prepared fresh produce and enjoy a great rapport with their customers. Our client is now seeking an Account Manager / NAM / National Account Manager / Commercial Manager to join their highly motivated team and to continue to deliver exceptional quality products to their customers.

Our client is a well-established and very successful prepared produce business and they are looking to hire an Account Manager who will be responsible for the coordination and planning of the supply to retail customers on a daily, weekly and seasonal basis.

This Account Manager role will also include responsibilities for developing the category seeking out new growth opportunities for customers whilst maximising grower returns..

The main responsibilities of this Account Manager will be:

  • Liaising with retail buyers and supply planners discussing short, medium and longer term supply plans and general programme management
  • Liaising with procurement for imported sourcing, tender submission and planning
  • Monitor service levels ensuring adherence to retailer programmes

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working in a similar fast paced role within the fresh produce sector
  • Possess creativity in approaching an ever changing retail landscape
  • Be able to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions adopting a risk aware approach
  • Have proven time management and organisational skills with the ability handle a number of tasks at once
  • Experience with the big 6 retailers is key – and with Tesco is ideal!

This is a fabulous opportunity to join a really successful business so if you are an experienced Account Manager or you are ready to take the next step in your career and are ready for your next challenge then apply confidentially via this website or call Laura Byrne on 01284 715 055 for a confidential conversation today!

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