Senior National Account Manager - Tesco

St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Excellent Salary & great benefits to include a Car Allowance
21 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Who Are We?

At Burton’s Biscuits Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few!  We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers.  We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits making us one of the key players in the market. We employ c. 1,800 people around the UK, in our three main manufacturing facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool.  Our head office is based in St. Albans and a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool.

We've had an amazing 2018, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4 as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we've have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector. There couldn't be a better time to join us.

What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change.   Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Senior National Account Manager to join our Sales Team.

We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?

So let’s start with ….…

Why work as part of our Tesco sales team?

This is an opportunity to join an innovative sales team full of energy, drive and passion. You will make a real difference by taking an active lead on one of our largest accounts and building key relationships with both the Branded & Retailer Brand buyers, a key part of this role is to drive NPD and product innovation to help build on a what is already a fantastic partnership.

What does your typical day look like?

Every day is different at Burton’s Biscuit Company. One day you could be onsite with the Tesco team, the next you might be speaking with our talented NPD & R&D team about new product launches. Later in the week, you could be looking at costing & forecasting with the wider Supply Chain & Finance teams and later you might be working with our Category & Insights team.

One thing is, no two days will ever be the same.

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

You will need to have previous experience working at a SNAM level with a large supermarket retailer; it is highly desirable that candidate have senior experience working with Tesco’s previously.

Final part of the mix.

Experience of driving NPD within a retailer brand category is essential. You also need to be in our St Albans office at least 3 days a week and able to travel to Tesco’s Head office in Hertfordshire as required.

If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.


Excellent Salary & great benefits to include a Car Allowance, company pension scheme, Private Healthcare for yourself & a partner, company bonus, 25 days holiday (plus option to buy up to 5 extra days holiday), plus lots and lots of biscuits.

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