NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER - Grocery Multiples

Location
Flexible location, ideally East Midlands
Salary
Attractive basic, 15% bonus, £6k car allowance and benefits
Posted
27 Sep 2019
Closes
27 Oct 2019
Ref
MS/2097
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER - Grocery Multiples
Flexible location ideally East Midlands
Attractive basic, 15% bonus, £6k car allowance and benefits

The Company

Our client is a well-invested, European-based chilled foods business producing high quality, added-value products for all of the leading UK Grocery retailers. This dynamic and successful business with an entrepreneurial and professional culture has grown through both acquisition and substantial dual-product category sales growth, resulting in a category leadership position.

They are now looking to further invest in their future growth strategy through 2020 with the opening of a new state-of-the-art, UK-based factory and by further strengthening their customer facing management team with the appointment of a National Account Manager… exciting times ahead!

The Role

You will directly manage a selection of the Grocery retail accounts across both brand and own-label products including: All customer terms and promotional negotiations, P&L management, JBP control and future product innovation project management, as well as working cross functionally with all internal and external stakeholders.

This is a hands-on role which will pitch you at the heartbeat of this collaborative business. You will be working as part of ‘the team’ where you will be required to lead, support and manage the customer commercial agenda to ensure that both the broader business and your own profitable sales growth objectives are achieved.

The Candidate

Having been well trained you have developed your FMCG commercial career up to NAE or NAM level within a recognised food company (ideally to include own-label products). With experience of working with, or directly managing any of the major grocery multiples or convenience retailer accounts, you are now looking to take on a ‘bigger fish’ NAM role.

You have a sound understanding of using category-based insight data to build effective customer lead strategies and are familiar with modern JBP process and management controls. You know how to work effectively with your customers to achieve mutual profitable sales growth.

Most importantly, you thrive on working in a people-focused culture where, as part of a fully cross-functional collaborative team, you will have the freedom to both challenge and follow the norm! You can demonstrate this, together with your energy, enthusiasm and desire to both learn and lead the team to deliver the business growth objectives. In return, you will be given every support to grow your skills and abilities to drive both your commercial results and future career aspirations… not to mention the recognition and rewards!

So if you're looking for a ‘bigger fish’ centre-based NAM role please write to mark@smithcarey.co.uk quoting ref MS/2097 enclosing your CV and full benefits package details. Alternatively, give Mark Smith a call for an initial and confidential discussion on 07747 847214.

Closing date for applications 27th October 2019

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