National Account Manager

England, South East England
16 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Daniel Kent
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

National Account Manager - Grocery

My client is a category leading food manufacturer in the South East who are looking for an established National Account Manager to join their successful sales team. Do you have a strong background managing grocery P&L accounts and experience working for a large FMCG business? Are you looking for another NAM rotation before a step up into a SNAM role? If so then this could be the opportunity for you.

Our client is a well known food business with a reputation for continuous NPD and innovation. Home to some of the most well known brands, this business is a great place for you to develop your 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
* 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:
* National account background within FMCG food is a must
* Minimum 3 years in national accounts
* Account management experience with grocery accounts
* 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 like-minded, 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 your own Top 4 account
* 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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