National Account Manager

Location
England, Hertfordshire, Cheshunt
Salary
£58000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
05 Apr 2018
Closes
03 May 2018
Ref
13909774/001
Contact
Chloe Turner
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


National Account Manager responsible for the development and growth of the Tesco account.

Client Details

My client is a branded and own label business dealing with all the major retailers looking for a Tesco Senior National Account Manager

They have experienced significant growth and continue to do so

This is a creative business in the chilled sector delivering growth through their existing portfolio and NPD

Based in Cheshunt Hertfordshire or Kent

Description



National Account Manager :Responsible for the development and achievement of increased sales growth

  • Explore opportunities to develop product lines and be in tune with customers through regular review and analysis of product ranges and qualities.




Manage the cost price analysis process and procedures
  • Develop & maintain an understanding of all aspects on price parameters, current, past & future to ensure awareness of the pricing structures that can be achieved for all product ranges & varieties.




Set and deliver the Customer Business Plan
  • Develop and write customer business plan, agreeing anticipated activity/volume levels and store distribution levels by format
  • Negotiate prices as when required with key focus on developing winter & summer pricing/ ranging.




Maintain an accurate awareness and working knowledge of stock levels
  • Identify and communicate requirements to adjust planned selling strategies i.e. reduce or increase planned stock movements.


Excel at all aspects of relationship management
  • Manage daily relationships with all interfacing personnel, to include, customers, buyers, procurement, technical, accounting and IT teams.


Company Initiatives and Compliance

Profile

  • High standard of written and spoken English.




Relevant knowledge and experience would include but is not limited to:
  • At least 5 years Account Management at a national level.
  • Experience of the fresh produce industry a preference but not essential & must be conversant with the workings of the multiples.
  • Receptiveness to change within fast moving industry.




Specific Skills & Experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with internal & external personnel.
  • Able to work within a team.
  • Proven experience in sales negotiation and influencing key personnel.
  • Proven time management skills: Accustomed to working with and meeting time critical deadlines.
  • Data inputting and analysis skills. Accustomed to working with and interpreting data.
  • Resilient. Accustomed to Problem Solving.






Job Offer

Competitive Basic Salary + Package

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