National Account Manager - Grocery

£40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Julia Brock
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

National Account Manager - Top 4


The organisation

A global player in branded and own-label food whose brands are well known to everyone. They are a creative business with a strong NPD pipeline who can offer excellent opportunities for progression.

The role

National Account Manager role reporting to the Account Controller, and fully P&L responsible for a high profile Grocery customer - the role will involve a high degree of cross functional influencing to drive the business growth, and strategic customer relationship management.

You will be responsible for building, negotiating and executing JBP's, understanding category data for your benefit, influencing key stakeholders internally & externally.

This is a high-profile role in the team due to the complexity of the account, and would offer a fantastic challenge for someone with excellent commercial and influencing skills.

The person

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have the following experience/skills:
  • Commercial National Account Management or Retail Buying experience.
  • P&L experience in Grocery/Convenience/Discounters
  • An understanding of JBP's
  • An awareness of the difference in managing a large customer, as opposed to several small ones..
  • Ability to influence & manage senior stakeholders
  • Good understanding of financial metrics, as well as supply chain forecasting
  • Excellent communication skills

This role will set the right person up for a fantastic career within the organisation

If you are interested - please apply!

The Vertical Advantage Sales Team specialise in opportunities within Sales, Category Management, MS&P / Revenue Growth and Trade & Shopper Marketing. If this role is not right for you but you are interested in finding your next career challenge, please call on 0207 438 1565.

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