National Account Manager - Grocery

£50k - 55k per year + 12.5% Bonus, Car & Benefits
22 May 2017
21 Jun 2017
JN -052017-1569
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

National Account Manager - Grocery



  • £50,000 - £55,000 Basic Salary
  • 12.5% Bonus
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Laptop & Mobile


About our Client: 

Our client is a true global giant in the chilled and ambient drink categories. With some of the UK's most recognised brands, constant innovation and NPD, they have seen steady growth over the last 5 years. A new senior management team has been introduced in the last 12 months bringing new and exciting ideas to add to the company's already forward thinking strategies. They are looking for the right people to join their highly motivated team! 

Culturally this is a company that rewards hard work and there is a real sense of camaraderie between peers. Due to the size of the operation in the UK market, the team are given tonnes of autonomy and have a feel of an SME business but still have the financial backing from their global markets. They are looking for people with ideas and they will be listened to! 


About the Role: 

Our client is looking for a National Account Manager to work across their Grocery and Discounter channels. Due to the complexity of working across these channels, there will be many Head Office buying contacts with whom you will need to be in close contact throughout the sales cycle and shelf life's of our client's products. The relationships within the accounts are very good and they are looking for someone to come into the business to develop them but also not shy away from making tough decisions where needed. Promotion within 12 months is very achievable for motivated candidates. 

Other duties will include:

  • Full input in Joint Business Plans.
  • Involvement with new sales cycles for new products which are constantly being developed.
  • Have full P&L responsibility for all accounts.
  • Have full support from the Head of Sales and Managing Director.


About You:  

You will be an experienced Grocery National Account Manager who come into the business, take the reigns of these accounts and grow them to their highest potential. You will show a good commercial ability and an "I can" attitude when it comes to work and facing new challenges. 

Other competencies needed:

  • Experience in leading new sales cycles.
  • Being able to make decisive choices.
  • Ability to create a 6,12 and 24 month sales strategy.


About Us: 

PIE Recruitment gets straight to the point - we don't just find great individuals - we build great teams. With specialist delivery across the Sales & Marketing spectrum we offer insight and expertise into the Consumer, Retail, Technology, Automotive and Business to Business Markets. 

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