National Account Manager – Grocery

Office Based - Accessible from Sussex/Surrey/Kent & South London
Up to £60k Plus Exceptional Package
02 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type



Office based nr Gatwick – Accessible from Sussex/Surrey/ Kent & South London   


Up to £60k plus exceptional package


We have a superb National Account Manager opportunity to join a high growth SME (c£70m t/o) Food business that operate in ambient categories across both Own Label & Branded. With over 35 years experience, they are a passionate about great food that is ethically and responsibly produced. They have a unique proposition that very few companies can match which has led to countless awards from the Grocery Retailers and from trade.

They are a fast paced, exciting and results driven business that are now looking to appoint a dynamic National Account Manager to join them and manage one of their key Grocery Retailers. This is a truly exciting opportunity for someone currently in a National Account Manager role with Grocery or Discounter with 2-4 years experience but wanting to progress their career & earnings potential quickly.

This privately owned business ethos is too reward individuals for driving growth, ultimately incentivising the team to deliver excellence (Customer Relationships & Account growth) has meant the organisation has grown double digit YoY for the last ten years! Not only that but they pride themselves on investing training and developing their employees, this has led to individuals rapidly progressing (level & reward) through the business, but also externally joining some of the worlds best FMCG organisations.

As National Account Manager you would be fully accountable for a major retailer; managing the relationship; driving forward the customers vision and plan across the cross functional team; hold full JBP and P&L accountability. Building on a solid platform and relationship, they are now looking for a dynamic National Account Manager to play a pivotal role in strategically developing the account further within some challenging market conditions.

Successful candidates for this National Account Manager role will come with a track-record of success within Retail Buying or FMCG account management within a Top 8 Grocer with a minimum of two trading cycles under your belt. Able to demonstrate strong business acumen, commercial and negotiation skills are essential. A genuine flair for building customer relationships and a ‘can do’ attitude is a must. In summary the role would give you significant autonomy and exposure with a key retailer, you’ll be working with a team of driven individuals and a business that believes in rewarding people for their results!  

If this National Account Manager role sounds right for you, please apply by sending your CV to quoting 8/15466/7.

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