Veritas - National Accounts

Account Director – New Channels

Shepherds Bush, London
Competitive salary + car + benefits
10 Aug 2017
10 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title:  Account Director – New Channels

Location:  Shepherds Bush, West London

Package:   Competitive salary + car + benefits

The Company:

Gü was launched with 3 products in 2003 and now has a current portfolio of over 40 top notch products that are eaten somewhere in the world every 2 seconds.  A fabulous story of pure genius and a brilliant team of people with ambitions and plans to take Gu into more categories and eating occasions.

The Opportunity:

A newly created position to drive top line sales growth by the creation and execution of strategy and its associated plans, throughout your extensive sales team, that result in a demonstrable increase in share of market relative to the competition, whilst simultaneously growing the Gü net profit (Divisional Contribution) within the defined channel.

•              To demonstrate a forensic understanding of the sector dynamics to the extent that this individual will be perceived both internally and externally as the ‘sector expert’

•              Develop plans to remove risk and exploit opportunities which are fully commercially evaluated, financially sound. Discuss, propose and agree such with the Commercial Director.

•              Undertake frequent reviews of activities and plans and use learnings to shape and refine future plans

•              Use all available resources (including direct and indirect team) and prioritise accordingly, in order to execute those plans and deliver optimum results within the defined sector

•              Ultimate responsibility is to Lead, Direct, Inform, Support, Motivate and Inspire the team whilst ensuring that through personal accountability, the team’s standards, abilities and achievements reflect those of the Account Director



•              Are of graduate calibre with branded FMCG experience, having managed significant accounts within the High Street or Convenience channel or e-commerce;


•              Have proven National Account Controller/Director experience with a proven track record of success within the FMCG industry;

•              Excellent commercial experience with a working knowledge of Category Management, Joint Business Planning and Marketing;

•              A National Account Controller/Director that is ready to step-up to their next challenge and has the desire to take their career to Director level

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 3049/75

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