National Account Manager – Discounters and Convenience

North West
£40,000 - £45,000 + Excellent Benefits
30 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
NP VAC-23486
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Type: National Account Manager – Discounters and Convenience

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + Excellent Benefits

Location: North West

Sector/Industry: FMCG

Job Reference: NP VAC-23486


Are you interested in being part of a large FMCG organisation who offer a clear career development path and the opportunity to be part of a progressive, growing and ambitious business?  If you’re currently operating at a Junior National Account Manager or a National Account Management position with an appetite for more responsibility and career progression, please read on!

The Company:

The business is a well-known FMCG player who have a global operation and ambitious growth plans.  Operating across both brand and private label, and through numerous sites situated across the UK and across Europe, the business produce quality products and have a strong heritage.  This business operates at a fast pace, to extremely high standards and offer a significant amount of development opportunities.  The offering they present is truly fantastic and in conjunction with the career development on offer, makes for a superb opportunity!

Primary responsibilities:

  • Responsibility of all account management tasks within the Discounter and Convenience channel. Focusing on TJ Morris and B&M account.
  • Create, implement, review and revise detailed JBP which will drive the achievement of the account full year sales and volume budgets.
  • Responsible for all elements of the process including developing existing listings, generating new business, managing product launches and implementing promotional activities to deliver the sales and volume budget.
  • Develop customer relationships and raise awareness of the Organisation and brand portfolio via ongoing professional conduct and achievement of an appropriate entertainment plan.
  • Pro-actively identify problems and implement solutions.
  • Proactive approach to identify new business opportunities and to take responsibility to drive them through the business.

The candidate will have:

  • Extensive account management experience within food or drink.
  • A proven track record of account management within FMCG and in working with the Discount and Convenience channel.
  • Experience managing TJ Morris and B&M accounts.
  • Strong interpersonal skills capable of dealing at multiple levels within an account.
  • Ability to recognize opportunities and to translate them into a business plan that can be moved forward by the company.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Project management experience would be an advantage
  • Graduate calibre and UK Driving License
  • Desirable experience -  Ireland account management experience

In return for this skillset, this organisation offers the chance to be a part of a fantastic team with a highly competitive salary and a great career path. 

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