Key Account Manager

Location
Central South England
Salary
£45,000 Basic+ (Negotiable & Dependant on experience) + 10% Bonus
Posted
23 Mar 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Key Account Manager FMCG Sales –  Suppliers - FMCG Data, Central South England
Rewards: £45,000 Basic+ (Negotiable & Dependant on experience) + 10% Bonus + Car or Car Allowance + Pension + Laptop + Phone & home office etc.

The Company:

Our client is major global provider of Data and Business Intelligence to the FMCG sector giving businesses large insight and information in order to drive sales growth. 

Responsibilities:

The role of the Key Account Manager will be to establish a competitive advantage with FMCG Suppliers, through understanding their needs and helping them to extract real business value from their Wholesale data. 
The primary focus of the role is to manage a portfolio of leading Suppliers, within the Alcohol & Soft Drink categories, such as Coca Cola, Heineken & Molson Coors, maintaining existing, and building new relationships. Through a consultative role, the successful candidate will need to actively seek new opportunities within the portfolio to grow the business, through building credibility and executing with excellence.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate both commercial awareness & analytical skills. Account management or category management experience within FMCG would be preferable, either client side or with an agency.
The Account Manager will liaise between customers and cross-functional internal teams to ensure a great customer experience whilst providing timely and successful delivery of our solutions. 

Person specification:

•    Self-motivated to achieve sales target
•    Ideally but by no means essentially form FMCG Sales
•    Proven work experience as account manager, category management or within data analytics
•    Demonstrable experience in negotiating and meeting clients requirements
•    In-depth understanding of category performance metrics
•    Strong experience with Data & Excel
•    Excellent analytical skills
•    Ability to work with a small cross functional team
•    Availability to travel on a regular basis to client offices

Location:

Covering a territory from Northamptonshire down to London candidates will be considered who reside within this area of the country including: Northampton, London, Norwich, Ipswich, Essex, Hertfordshire, Reading, Slough, Bristol, Leicestershire, Oxford, Cambridge, Luton, Home Counties.
If interested please contact Ciaran Atkinson on 0113 308 8047 or send your CV to ciaran.atkinson@search.co.uk 

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