National Account Manager

Location
Manchester
Salary
company car, bonus
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
15 Apr 2019
Ref
HRNAM
Contact
Harry Ratcliffe
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


National Account Manager
  • Range of accounts across grocery, wholesale and convenience
  • Exciting business with a range of instantly recognisable brands
  • Fast growing business with great opportunities for progression




Better Placed are pleased to be working with an entrepreneurial food business in the North West who are looking for a National Account Manager to join their successful sales team. Do you have a strong background as a NAM or NAE working for a large FMCG business? If this sounds like you and you're looking to move into a smaller business with exciting growth plans then this could be the right opportunity for you. Home to some of the most well known household name brands, our client is a well established business and a great place for you to develop your national account career.



Main responsibilities:
  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Executing all promotional plans for product portfolio
  • Managing one direct report - National Account Manager
  • Liaising cross-functionally with NPD, Category and Marketing
  • Building strong relationships with customer and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining daily contact with customer and attending regular face-to-face meetings
  • Keeping up with key category trends and identifying new business opportunities




What we need from you:
  • Minimum 2 years in national accounts within a large FMCG business
  • Experience managing a P&L as a NAM or JNAM/NAE
  • Graduate calibre
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth




What's on offer?
  • Competitive salary and an excellent package
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with one of the strongest cultures in FMCG
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Autonomy to manage a range of accounts, including grocery
  • Flexible working, with the opportunity to work from home as well as in the office
  • Excellent surrounding teams, with experts in Category & Marketing to liaise with and create the best possible results




This is a unique opportunity and not one to be missed so please get in touch to find out more!

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