Veritas - National Accounts

National Account Manager, Sainsbury's

East Midlands Region
£55,000, £6,000 car allowance, bonus, pension and private healthcare
07 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

The Company:

As part of a multi $bn group and one of the UK’s leading food companies, we create food and drinks with real goodness at their core. Our branded and private label foods help millions of people to enjoy tastier, healthier living.

We innovate continuously with quality, transparency and responsibility at the heart of our business. We operate ethically, treating our employees, partners and our communities with respect.

We are versatile, focussed and ambitious. We understand the needs of both our consumers and retailers and now need to recruit a National Account Manager to manage our business with Sainsbury.

The Opportunity:

Our products are listed in all of the major multiples, both brand and own label and we are seeking a talented professional with a proven ability to make things happen and also to unlock potential opportunity. This is a pivotal national account management role at the heart of our award winning and innovative company.

Reporting to the National Account Controller, you will help develop a business plan and sales strategy that will deliver both profit and growth for a significant part of the category. You will develop relationships cross functionally, driving sales, managing the trade promotional spend, developing retailer category plans ensuring they integrate with company and sector strategy as well as leading JBP discussions and negotiations.


Ideal candidates will have an FMCG background that has provided them with classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of account management. An ability to manage complex negotiations backed up with a grasp of category management is essential.  You will be an action orientated, self starting and passionate individual who is happy to roll your sleeves up and work as part of a dynamic and ambitious team.

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 9164/5

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 



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