NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – Cash & Carry channel

Location
Flexible – Midlands/South/North
Salary
Up to £45k + bonus, car/allowance & benefits
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
10 Nov 2017
Ref
MS/1926
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – Cash & Carry channel

Up to £45k + bonus, car/ allowance & benefits

Flexible base: Midlands/South/North

Make your mark in the Cash & Carry channel with the fastest growing brand in the Top 50!

Alpro is the European pioneer and market leader in drinks and food products (plant-based alternatives to yoghurt and cream, desserts, margarine) based on soya, and has extended its range with plant-based ice cream as well as drinks made of almonds, hazelnuts, cashew, rice, oats and coconut. Alpro products are known under the brands Alpro® and Provamel®.

Alpro, as a dedicated plant-based business unit of Danone with its head office in Ghent (Belgium), has more than 1,200 employees in Europe and has three production facilities in Belgium, France and the United Kingdom. Alpro markets its products in the whole of Europe and will grow the category further beyond current territories. Alpro realised a turnover of 555 million EUR in 2016 and continues its strong growth.

Together with Danone, Alpro creates opportunities for your personal and professional growth through the provision of learning and development, new roles, markets and mobility programmes. You will be part of a diverse network of talent with whom you can share your experience and learn from theirs.

Joining the Danone group will make you part of one of the leading and most innovative food companies in the world, leading the Alimentation Revolution by bringing health through food to as many people as possible.

As part of our continued investment for growth we are looking to appoint a dynamic National Account Manager to take full P&L responsibility for a selection of our major Cash & Carry accounts together with the direction of a field based Business Development Manager.

Currently working for a leading FMCG food or drink branded business as a RAM, NAE or full NAM, you will have gained experience of managing regional or national retail or wholesale accounts at head office level and can demonstrate a track record of profitable sales growth. Now looking for your next career challenge you have been well trained and have a broad understanding of managing JBPs and negotiating trading terms, as well as the effective use of insight data to build and implement effective business solutions.

Above all you are highly motivated with the drive and energy to succeed, as well as having the personable team player style required to fit within our highly dynamic business culture at Alpro.

If you feel you have what it takes to succeed in this role please apply below or email your CV and benefits package to mark@smithcarey.co.uk quoting reference number MS/1926. Alternatively, please call Mark on 01488 649360.

All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to SmithCarey.

Closing Date for applications:  10 November 2017

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