National Account Manager - Sainsbury's

Location
South East England
Salary
£50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Car + PH + Benefits
Posted
25 Apr 2017
Closes
25 May 2017
Ref
2446
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

My Client is a major global food manufacturer who genuinely nurture and empower their employees. With plenty of iconic household brands and an impressive private label portfolio, this is a business that is highly regarded within the Food sector.

They are looking for a National Account Manager to manage Sainsbury's within their successful team, reporting to the Controller and working from the Head Office in the South East. The portfolio of brands is exciting and iconic with plenty of NDP and advertising planned for this year!

If you are a National Account Manager with experience of managing a large retailor, this role will certainly stretch and empower you!

.Responsibilities:

To win in the market by delivering the sales plan within the customer, aligned to the commercial strategy through a collaborative approach with the customer.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage stakeholder groups within Customer.

Supporting Sales team lead in budget management and responsible for Customer forecasting

Creating integrated plans that deliver the strategy.

Accountable for Customer performance, Ensuring JBP is a working document bought into by all stakeholders and reflects and achieves sales, profit & strategic objectives

Responsible for expert knowledge of the customer, its competitors and the retail market they operate in.

Creation and maintenance of Customer Business Plans (JBP’s).

Responsible for delivering accurate forecast working with demand planning.

Key communication flow to factory operation on key activities (e.g. product launches, promotions, customer activities).

Qualifications:

  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent.
  • 2-3 years minimum experience working within a recognised FMCG business
  • National Account Management experience, ideally within a Top4 account
  • JBP experience
  • P&L experience
  • Ability to commercialise opportunities and risks.
  • Confident and articulate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like a confidential discussion, please send your CV to our consultants at Ashwood Associates.

    Whilst we would like to respond to all the applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you've not heard from us within 7 days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.