Veritas - National Accounts

Account Director – Tesco

South East England
c £90,000 + bonus + car allowance + benefits
06 Mar 2019
06 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Great products, exclusive brands, 30% market share in this growing category and a highly capable team.  Unlike many other businesses they are more versatile, focussed and ambitious. They understand the needs of their consumers and retailers and manage all aspects of the supply chain to provide profitable solutions.

The Opportunity:

You will have total business and financial insight of a significant P&L and be offered the ability to make fast decisions with all your inputs to the UK business.

The role offers a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to develop and own a commercial agenda to drive profitable growth in 2019 and beyond. 

Reporting to the Sales Director you will:

•              Develop a business plan and sales strategy that will deliver both profit and growth.

•              Manage a team of three and be strategically responsible for one of the company’s largest multiple account.

•              Work within a high calibre senior team and be able to offer your team your knowledge and expertise to raise the bar and implement best practice.


•              Have good commercial acumen and strategic thinking, be results driven, analytical & creative.

•              Be a team player, motivator & highly capable and inspiring leader.


Ideal candidates will have strong branded experience from an FMCG company that has provided them with classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of supply chain and NPD management.  An ability to manage complex negotiations backed up with a grasp of category management is essential. Current experience within the multiple grocers is essential, preferably Tesco.  In addition, you must be able to demonstrate your strong leadership capabilities and your ability to move into a Sales Director role in the medium term.

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 393/1gj

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

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