Key Account Manager

St Albans
£35,000 + Company Car
08 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Key Account Manager

- St Albans

  • Market Leading FMCG Business
  • Based in Hertfordshire

About Our Client

Ontex is a leading international producer of personal hygiene solutions for babies, women and adults. Ontex operate on a private label format comprising of 50% of the business with the other 50% being Ontex brands, but for the UK this a 100% private label basis. Ontex products are distributed to more than 110 countries through leading retailers.

The business is heavily driven by building long term relationships which is evidenced by them supplying their clients with market leading insights, observations across SKU performance and promotions etc by utilising their Nielsen, Kantar and category data programmes as part of a holistic offering to better their client's performances within the market.

Ontex head office is based in Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire, so will be seeking candidates that can commute into the office. This Key Account Manager role will be to cover maternity for an initial 12 month period.

Job Description

Key Account Manager

  • Working together with the Sales Director to drive sales and profit through the account
  • Gathering information and data on the accounts
  • To help support all aspects of the commercial negotiations, sales development and customer interface
  • Help prepare for customer meetings, attend customer meetings regularly and report the minutes from the meeting with key next steps / actions for all parties
  • Help deliver the sales and margin targets set by the annual budget
  • Keep working capital under control (Forecasting accuracy and over dues follow up)
  • Analyse the sales evolution vs. internal targets whilst also benchmarking against the market trends and identifying new opportunities/actions
  • Reporting customer sales evolution, up to date news and help update the Key Account plans

The Successful Applicant

The successful Key Account Manager will have -

  • Bachelor Degree (preferable in Business Economics or Business Administration)
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years in an FMCG Sales Account management or Account Executive Role
  • Experience in hygienic disposals and private label market would be an advantage
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with strong communication skills
  • People skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Organised and structured
  • PC literate and confident with numbers

What's on Offer

  • A professional environment with a wealth of opportunities for personal growth and career development
  • A fun working atmosphere, where team spirit is paramount
  • Exciting and challenging projects with an international scope
  • A competitive salary package in line with your experience.
  • Company Car
  • Private health Insurance
  • Caring for you schemes.

Ref Code: MPGC13967315Z
Closing Date: 27/12/2018

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