National Account Manager

Greater Manchester
£40k - 45k per year + Car and excellent benefits
02 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Ben Russell
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Looking for a North West based National Account Manager role?  This is a rare opportunity in the North West which offers challenge, variety and ownership of key Retailers.

Based in the North West, this Branded FMCG business has a strong team dynamic.  Collaborative and inclusive, they have worked hard to achieve such a fabulous culture which is all about empowerment with accountability and responsibility, in a people orientated environment.  This is a sought after, premium brand and are leaders in their category and are now looking to appoint a National Account Manager due to continued growth and progression within the existing team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting a strategic plan for sign-off by Controller/Commercial Director that is then implemented to deliver against commercial scorecard
  • Total Profit & Loss (Gross Profit level) accountability for the business / Customer relationship and budgeted scorecard delivery across various Retailers
  • Actively influence and drive the optimum execution of the point of purchase drivers – Range, Distribution, Price, On and Off shelf display and Promotions
  • Partner with cross functional resources including Brand Marketing, Category Management, Finance, Supply Chain & Procurement to co-design and brilliantly activate in Market all brand, NPD and category initiatives
  • Develop, negotiate, execute and track the delivery of a joint annual business plan with the customer that underpins the Sales and Brand strategy achievement within that Customer

Successful candidates:

  • Proven experience within an FMCG Brand operating in a national account management/ executive capacity.
  • Has Brand as opposed to purely private label experience and can therefore appreciate the collaboration with Marketing to deliver integrated brand, category and customer strategies.
  • Someone who actively embraces a dynamic, changing and ambiguous environment and aspires to personally contribute to, and benefit from, that changing environment.
  • Effective negotiator who can demonstrate experience of maintaining focus, control and delivery of a balanced scorecard of success.

If you’re looking to be a part of a forward thinking brand who offer autonomy, empowerment and flexibility, this may just grab your attention!  Please don’t hesitate in applying or getting in touch for a confidential conversation.

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV to or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role. 

Please note Signature Career Management is acting as an employment agency.

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