National Account Manager | Bedfordshire | Fresh Produce

England, Bedfordshire
15 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Morten Andresen
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Based in Bedfordshire, our client is a large and well regarded fresh produce business who are looking to bring in an experienced and effective National Account Manager to manage one of their core clients. They are looking for someone with a background (ideally) in retail management and from within a fresh produce or chilled food/short shelf life environment. They have a great working relationship with their customers and are looking for someone who can continue this.

The Job:
You will be responsible for managing one their major retail customers taking ownership for the account.
You will need to ensure good and effective communication between the company and the customer.
As a NAM, you will be liaising with all of the internal teams to ensure the delivery to customer is as effective as possible.
The company have a number of key trading periods which are essential for their overall success. As such, you will need to be able to manage these times effectively.

The Candidate:
A few years' experience working in an account management / commercial management role with retailers. Ideally with experience of fresh produce, but definitely must be from within a short shelf life and fast moving product.
You will need to be able to communicate with a range of internal and external stakeholders, and on occasions at varying levels as well.
You will have a proven ability to build good relationships with your Buyers, as this will be core to helping the business with their plans.

If this role sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, then please send a copy of your CV via the link attached. Or alternatively, give Morten Andresen a call on 01780 480530.

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