Flexible UK location - Ideally Midlands based
Highly competitive basic + bonus, car/car allowance & benefits
27 Mar 2018
27 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Highly competitive basic + bonus, car/car allowance & benefits
Flexible UK location - Ideally Midlands based

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 our continued investment for growth in Ireland we are now looking to appoint a dynamic and highly ambitious, well-trained FMCG Senior National Account Manager who will take full responsibility for our total Irish market business management. This will include the strategic and P&L management of two appointed distributors covering both our ambient and chilled products.

This appointment will suit a high calibre National Account Manager looking to broaden their UK retail national account experience onto the international stage, or if you are currently managing FMCG brands within an international market through a distributor network and are looking for a fresh career challenge. Either way you will be keen to embrace the visibility and authority to shape market strategy with a focus on delivering performance, as well as having the expectation for future career development.

Above all you are highly personable and demonstrate drive and energy as well as the natural style to work as part of a talented cross-functional team. To achieve success in this role you will be required to spend circa two days per week in Ireland working with key distributors and major customer stakeholders.

If you feel you have what it takes to succeed in this role please apply below or email your CV and benefits package to quoting reference number MS/1972. Alternatively, please call Mark on 07747 847214.

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

Closing Date for applications: 27 April 2018

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