National Account Manager

Location
Leeds
Salary
£40k - 55k per year
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Ref
KO - 606
Contact
Katie Overend
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

National Account Manager – Top Four Grocery - Global Leader in Consumer Goods

 

Be Inspirational, live your life, help others and drive change …

 

At the forefront of innovation and social sustainability, this global leader in consumer goods is dedicated to helping people feel better. An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a National Account Manager to work in a large corporation with a real start-up mentality. You will lead from the front by pushing the boundaries and be fully accountable for developing the strategic plan for your account. 

You will be a true entrepreneur and be empowered to manage the P&L from top to bottom. As such this is a unique opportunity to demonstrate your leadership, entrepreneurial and sales skills in a job that will allow you to make a difference, and cement your reputation as a reliable, competent and passionate Account Manager. You will be part of the Grocery team and hold the for one of the most high-profile customer accounts.

Reporting to the Sales Controller, this opportunity requires someone who can innovate, deploy, create, push the boundaries combined with negotiation, influencing, commercial acumen and strategic thinking.  

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a national account manager position
  • Ideally experience working with a branded FMCG manufacturing company;
  • Ideally experience working with customers in the grocery or convenience channel;
  • A strategic thinker, you possess the confidence to effectively deliver account plan.
  • Proven track record of P&L management, budget delivery and growth momentum
  • Confident and capable of operating at all levels, good team player
  • The ability to build effective relationships both internally and externally will be a key part to your success, so you must be able to demonstrate a range of influencing styles and techniques.
  • ·An interest and passion for entrepreneurship is critical.
  • Fluent in English with at least one other language preferred; ability to relocate internationally
  • Good with numbers & the ability to analyse data sets

Don't hesitate in applying you are click away from having one of the best careers for a world leader! 

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