Senior National Account Manager

Recruiter
Location
Leicestershire
Salary
Up to £70k + car + package
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
16 Apr 2017
Ref
GK32806
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Role:

My client is a food producer with a range of chilled products supplied to the sector.  They have an exciting new opportunity in their commercial team for a Senior National Account Manager. This is an office based role, with time spent with clients weekly. The ideal candidate will have a background of working in major retail  and chilled short life food products. 


Key Responsibilities:

•    The successful candidate will play an important role in providing day to day account management of a major retail account. 
•    To build effective external relationships, present new product ideas, whilst exceeding sales and margin into a particular category.
•    To develop and manage the category plan. 
•    Working closely with other functions in the business in order to exploit key opportunities.
•    JBP negotiations.
•    Weekly analysis and forecasting.

Candidate Requirements:

•    Must have at least 4 years of national account management with major retailers within the food industry. 
•    Must be commutable from the Leicestershire based office. 
•    Experience of managing small teams, or individuals would be preferred. 
•    Experience with short shelf life chilled produce is preferred.  
•    Great communication and interpersonal skills
•    Confident presenter
•    Strong relationship builder

The Package:

•    £60,000 - £70,000 basic salary dependent upon experience
•    Company Car
•    Other package provided 

For further information please apply for the role. Alternatively please forward an up to date copy of your CV to graham@drnewitt.com.