SENIOR NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Location
Flexible base - North M62, Midlands or Central Southern
Salary
Highly competitive basic + bonus, car/car allowance & benefits
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
10 Apr 2018
Ref
MS/1962
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

SENIOR NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Highly competitive basic + bonus, car/car allowance & benefits

Flexible base - North M62, Midlands or Central Southern

Want to join a UK grocery industry Top 50 brand?

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®, Provamel® and Vega®.

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 the continued investment for growth in our health food channel brands, Provamel and Vega, we are looking to appoint a dynamic and highly driven Senior National Account Manager who will take full responsibility for our major health food wholesale and retail national account customers, plus line management support of a Business Development Manager.

The key objectives of this role will be to drive new product listings, distribution and activation activity on these two high profile brands while managing the health food channel P&L and all major customer JBP negotiations.

This appointment would suit a high calibre individual with experience of working at National Account Manager level within a well recognised FMCG food or drinks branded company or a specialist health food sector brand with a track record of profitable sales growth. Your experience should include management of any of the health food wholesale or retail national accounts, or alternatively any of the large wholesale national accounts where you have developed a thorough understanding of effective route to market trading activities.

Above all you have a real passion for working with and driving healthy food or drink brands together with the ability to achieve commercial success through working cross functionally and through the effective support and direction of the Business Development Manager.

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/1962. Alternatively, please call Mark on 07747 847 214.

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

Closing Date for applications: 13 April 2018

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