Senior National Account Manager - Global Pioneers in Free From

Home Based - Covering the UK
£55k - 65k per year + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
29 May 2018
26 Jun 2018
JN -052018-1963A
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

About The Business:

This business is a super high growth, pioneering, family owned leading brand in the UK food free from market. They’ve experienced superb YOY growth success for the last 4 years spearheading the category growth in retail. We are as a result looking for you to be their next entrepreneurial & health food passionate recruit into the UK Leadership Team as a Senior National Account Manager to be the strategic lead for the UK grocery business.

Working for these guys you will experience the real family feel ethos and true SME design, providing a real culture of ownership visibility & agility. You’ll also have the real opportunity to take your strategy from cradle to grave, while leading the team as the most senior commercial head in the business. With a direct report and a dotted line plus the new investment in marketing, a superb rebrand and mentoring from some of the best people in FMCG, this really is a once in a lifetime opportunity to step change your career.

You can expect development to Sales Director level in 3 years. With the incremental growth and further investment expected in the business headcount this year this is an amazing opportunity & a super time to be involved.

This business prides itself on its values and has a fantastic ethos and feel. You need to be passionate about the brand and their message to the market. The structure of the global business allows flexibility the agility to act quickly while remaining market specific, which promotes the reward culture ethos they pride themselves on.


About The Opportunity:

Senior National Account Manager – Global Pioneers in Free From

Home Based

  • £55,000 -£65,000 Basic Salary
  • Car Allowance
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension
  • Health care
  • Soft benefits

This is a Senior National Account Manager opportunity on top 4 grocery with one of the most talked about and revered businesses pioneering the category. You’ll take fully responsibility for your accounts, where you’ll work in close partnership with top 4 retailers rather than just managing a transactional relationship.  The P&L will belong to you, visibility is high as you are managing 90% of the UK business turnover. This is all about scaling and seeing the bigger picture, they have a realistic yet ambitious growth plan which you will ultimately drive.

This role is part of the senior leadership team in the European business. You’ll have added responsibility of forming the culture of the team with an opportunity to be heavily involved in developing the structure. You will work in close partnership with the Intl. Sales Director and UK CD to devise strategy and execute distribution growth, NPD and continue the magnificent job these guys are doing.


About You:

You need to be a National Account Manager/Senior National Account Manager with extensive experience of managing top 4 grocery multiples in FMCG.

Ideally you will be someone who really wants to work in partnership both internally and externally and shares similar values with the business, truly being consumer focussed and providing the best possible product for your customers.

  • Blue chip training background preferred
  • Top 4 grocery retail experience is essential
  • Full JBP experience and multi-level buying contacts
  • Ability to work at pace and flex your style to match the agility of the business
  • Full P&L responsibility
  • Desire to make the world a better place with fantastic food
  • Real consumer focused style of working

You need to be a true team player to help drive the business forward and truly coach and mentor your team to win. Most important of all are your passion for making a difference in the health food & free from market.

Culture fit is so important these guys are rapidly growing, have amazing NPD coming to market with new meal occasions and need somebody who absolutely buys into the vision. They are a rapidly growing business in the UK so this is a close knit team who need you & the wider team pulling in the right direction in order to execute in line with their values.

If this sounds like something you can get interested in and provides that exciting change you need to kickstart your career please get in touch!


About Us:

Meet PIE. We like to do things differently.

Exceptional sales & marketing recruitment across Consumer, FMCG, Automotive & Business to Business.

Together, we've a lot of strong, traditional, sales and marketing recruitment experience but with a modern, socially led approach to recruiting. We will work with you through your journey to that next position and beyond, offering insight into organisations and into every step of the recruitment process.

Whether you’re actively seeking a position or just want to stay abreast of the latest opportunities in the market then speak to one of our experienced consultants on 01494 360360 – we look forward to being in touch.

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