Senior National Account Manager

Location
Manchester
Salary
car allowance, 30% bonus
Posted
26 Mar 2019
Closes
23 Apr 2019
Ref
HRSNAM
Contact
Harry Ratcliffe
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Senior 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 an established Senior National Account Manager to join their successful sales team. Do you have a strong background as a NAM or SNAM 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 3 years in national accounts within a large FMCG business
  • Experience managing a large P&L
  • 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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