National Accounts Manager

£attractive plus performance based bonus, car
25 May 2018
25 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job title:          National Accounts Manager

Salary:             £attractive plus performance based bonus, car

Location:        Oxfordshire

Job Ref:          NH/20077

  • Important NAM role with an exciting consumer goods supplier
  • Well established and one of the UK’s fastest growing companies
  • Fully responsible for a portfolio of major retail accounts

Smart Garden Products is a dynamic and fast growing B2B consumer goods business, with a great reputation for product innovation, supplying a broad range of home and garden products to all retail channels in the UK and Europe. We have a highly-experienced leadership team and talented colleagues in our offices in the UK and China. We are highly customer focused, entrepreneurial and solution orientated.

As a result of an internal promotion, we are now looking for an experienced National Accounts Manager who can deliver a significant and lasting impact to the business.

The National Account Manager role:

This important National Account Manager’s role will be home and office based, with most of the business travel between sites in Oxfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Therefore, a home location within commutable distance of these regions is required, likely to be in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire or Northamptonshire.

  • Commercially responsible for major retail accounts
  • Work in close partnership with buyers to develop bespoke and own-label solutions
  • Cradle to grave involvement in the product development process
  • Fully accountable for delivering against forecast by customer
  • Negotiate to achieve maximum profitability in all customer agreements
  • Manage promotions in order to respond to market challenges and opportunities

The National Account Manager profile:

Suitable candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong track record of success in a comparable role and will have the following profile:

  • At least 5 years of National Account Manager level experience
  • Experience working with major retailers in DIY, grocery or High Street channels
  • Excellent negotiation skills, demonstrated through successful new listings and range extensions
  • Experienced in own-label and/or far-east sourced products
  • Highly numerate and excellent computer skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter and demonstrate strong initiative
  • Team player
  • Ambitious and have the ability to progress in the business

For more information and to apply please contact Nick Hester at Cavendish Maine Search & Selection.

Name                Nick Hester      

Telephone         01275 813030


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