International Account Manager Africa, Middle East, Australia and China

£45000 - £55000 per annum
31 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Nikita Pottinger
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Type: International Account Manager Africa, Middle East, Australia and China
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Location: North West
Sector/Industry: FMCG
Job Reference:  NP 33485
Are you interested in being part of a large billion pound FMCG organisation who offers a clear career development path and the opportunity to be part of a progressive, growing and ambitious business?  If you’re currently operating at National Account Manager, Export Manager, International Sales Manager, International Account Manager or National Account Management position with an appetite working for an amazing food and drink manufacture on the international market responsible Africa, Middle East, Australia and China. This role offers excellent career progression, training and a collaborative and inclusive working environment, if this sounds roles sounds what you are looking for please read on!
For this exciting role you must be: Driven! Passionate! Dynamic! Excellent communicator! Ability to influence a win new business! A super negotiator! Able to thrive in a fast pace environment! Experience in the international market! Have a can do attitude!

The Company:
The business is a well-known FMCG player who have a global operation and ambitious growth plans.  Operating across both brand and private label, and through numerous sites situated across the UK and across Europe, the business produce quality products and have a strong heritage.  This business operates at pace, to extremely high standards and offer a significant amount of development opportunities.  The offering they present is truly fantastic and in conjunction with the career development on offer, makes for a superb opportunity!

Primary responsibilities:


  • Liaising direct with retailers and distributor partners to grow branded presence and customer own label business. For the role you would need experience or exposure working with the following Retail partners, Spinney, Carrefour, Choitrams, lulu,Woolworths Australia, Coles and Distributors such as Y International, Truebell, Interbrand, Maza, Aga, Sunmark, Kimco, British Provinder and British Provinder.
  • Responsibility of all account management tasks within the wholesale channel
  • Create, implement, review and revise detailed JBP which will drive the achievement of the account full year sales and volume budgets.
  • Responsible for all elements of the process including developing existing listings, generating new business, managing product launches and implementing promotional activities to deliver the sales and volume budget.
  • Develop customer relationships and raise awareness of the Organisation and brand portfolio via ongoing professional conduct and achievement of an appropriate entertainment plan.
  • Pro-actively identify problems and implement solutions.
  • Proactive approach to identify new business opportunities and to take responsibility to drive them through the business.

The candidate will have:



  • Extensive account management experience preferably in food or drink


  • A proven track record of account management within FMCG and in working with the wholesale and cash & carry channel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills capable of dealing at multiple levels within an account.
  • Ability to recognize opportunities and to translate them into a business plan that can be moved forward by the company.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Project management experience would be an advantage
  • Graduate calibre and UK Driving License

In return for this skillset, this organisation offers the chance to be a part of a fantastic team with a highly competitive salary and a great career path. 
To apply directly please send a copy of your CV and cover letter through to or alternatively please apply via the link below.
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