Senior National Account Manager - Sainsbury
Location: M40/M4 Corridor Head Office with 2 days working from home
As part of a multi $bn group and one of the UK’s leading food companies, we help create food with real flavour at its core. Our branded and private label foods help millions of people to enjoy tastier, healthier living.
We innovate continuously with quality, transparency and responsibility at the heart of our business. We operate ethically, treating our employees, partners and our communities with respect.
We are versatile, focussed and ambitious. We understand the needs of both our consumers and retailers and now need to recruit a Senior National Account Manager to manage our business with Sainsbury’s.
Our products are listed in all the major multiples, and we are seeking a talented professional with a proven ability to make things happen and to unlock potential opportunity. This is a pivotal national account management role at the heart of our award winning and innovative company.
Reporting to the National Account Controller, you will help develop a business plan and sales strategy that will deliver both profit and growth for a significant part of the category. You will develop relationships cross functionally, driving sales, managing the trade promotional spend, developing retailer category plans ensuring they integrate with company and sector strategy as well as leading JBP discussions and negotiations.
Ideal candidates will have an FMCG background that has provided them with classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of account management. An ability to manage complex negotiations backed up with a grasp of category management is essential. You will be an action orientated, self-starting and passionate individual who is happy to roll your sleeves up and work as part of a dynamic and ambitious team. We are a true meritocracy and have a talent agenda for high performing individuals.
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