Grocery National Account Manager

Location
London
Salary
car, bonus
Posted
13 Aug 2018
Closes
10 Sep 2018
Ref
HRNAM
Contact
Harry Ratcliffe
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


National Account Manager - Grocery

Better Placed are pleased to be working with a category leading food manufacturer in the North West who are looking for an established National Account Manager to join their successful sales team. Do you have a strong background managing grocery P&L accounts and experience working for a large FMCG business? If this sounds like you and you're looking for your second rotation in a NAM position before taking a step up to SNAM level then this could be the opportunity you're waiting for.

Our client is a well known food business with a reputation for continuous NPD and innovation. Home to some of the most well known household name brands, our client is a well established business and a great place for you to develop your national account career.

Main responsibilities:
  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Executing all promotional plans for product portfolio
  • Liaising cross-functionally with NPD, Category and Marketing
  • Building strong relationships with customer and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining daily contact with customer and attending regular face-to-face meetings
  • Keeping up with key category trends and identifying new business opportunities


What we need from you:
  • Graduate calibre
  • National account background within FMCG food is a must
  • Minimum 3 years in national accounts
  • Account management experience with grocery accounts (Sainsburys/Tesco/Asda/Morrisons/Waitrose/Co-op all accepted)
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth


What's on offer?
  • Competitive salary and an excellent package
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with one of the strongest cultures in FMCG
  • A great working environment, with like-minded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Autonomy to manage your own Top 4 account
  • Flexible working, with the opportunity to work from home as well as in the office
  • Excellent surrounding teams, with experts in Category & Marketing to liaise with and create the best possible results


This is a unique opportunity and not one to be missed so please get in touch to find out more!

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