Branded FMCG Business | Account Manager

£25-30k + benefits.
09 Mar 2017
09 Apr 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a successful Branded FMCG Specialist business. They work with some of the UK’s most loved brands. The business has an excellent reputation in the industry.

They have a fantastic opportunity for an Account Manager looking to further develop their skills.

The Role

Account Manager

External Relationships:

Customer - Commercial, Buying, Category, Supply Chain, Operations, Marketing, Finance

Supplier – Account manager, Category managers, Brand managers

Job Fundamentals:

  • To deliver and exceed against  sales and margin targets
  • To build successful relationships with new and existing  customers, growing  market share through the relevant customer, category and end user growth drivers
  • To build, own and deliver the volume and value forecast for the assigned customer portfolio
  • To continuously improve ’ financial performance through customer behaviours, managing supplier investment and terms agreements (impacting, for example, cash flow, stock days, avg. case value, logistics efficiencies etc.)


  • Delivery of supplier objectives in line JBPs
  • Customer understanding (e.g. KPIs, contacts, product portfolio/ formats, end user profile, corporate & category strategy, pricing & promo strategy, category size, competitive set, competitive USPs, supply chain structure etc.)
  • Collaborative volume & value forecasting
  • Joint ownership of account business modelling – Long term strategic modelling of supplier investment, building customer plans with analysis of ROI.
  • Tracking of customer budgeted investment, effectively processing invoices and claims.
  • Basic understanding of customer P&L
  • Influence Range & distribution
  • Competitor intelligence
  • Ability to negotiate space and activate feature within customer brochures and online.
  • Produce effective reports to be distributed both internally / externally
  • Resolution of customer queries on time and in full



The Candidate

  • 1-3 sales/commercial experience within FMCG.
  • Desire to progress your career
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

What's on Offer

£25-30K + beneifts.

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or contact Greg Carroll on 0161 833 0181.