Account Controller/Account Director

West Midlands
£competitive package
03 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Laura Farrell
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

PepsiCo Pic big


Account Director/ Account Controller

Home based with travel

Location: flexible but ideally Southern based

PepsiCo Retail/Convenience Account


We are looking for an experienced Controller/Account Director to join us here at McCurrach to head up our PepsiCo Retail Convenience Team, who operate across the UK.


The ideal candidate will come from a Convenience/Out of Home environment and we are especially keen to speak to applicants looking to make the leap from client side to agency.  


As Account Director/Controller you will own the relationship with our PepsiCo Retail client contacts.  You will also direct line manage a team of 11 Regional Managers who in turn look after a team of 95 Sales Development Representatives.  You will set the direction for the team, establishing team culture and will have accountability for our Client's long term strategic plan.  Full job spec available.


The Person

  • Client side experience is absolutely essential
  • A good understanding of field sales industry/agency side is highly desireable
  • You will come from a Convenience/OOH/Away from Home background
  • High levels of resilience
  • Proven experience delivering strategic growth
  • Outstanding analytical and numerical experience 
  • Natural leader and relationship builder
  • Extremely commercially aware with proven experience operating at a very senior level within an FMCG environment
  • Results focussed
  • Fantastic negotiation experience


The important info..

  • Competitive salary with car allowance or company car 
  • Management Incentive
  • Life assurance - 3xsalary 
  • Private health care - Bupa and PHI
  • Pension - 5% employer/employee contributions
  • Family friendly benefits including - enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Fantastic employee discounts (including 2for1 Odeon at the weekend!) and lots more!

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