National Account Controller

The Advocate Group
Greater London
Market related
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts
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Do the product ranges you manage take you down memory lane whilst fast-forwarding you to the future at the same time?

Are you currently the lead account manager on a major £multimillion account within high street retail, department store or grocery?

We are representing a leading global consumer product company looking to appoint an exceptional National Account Controller to drive their number one account.

As Account controller you'll be personable, inventive, head-strong and a natural team leader.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Taking full commercial control of the organisations largest UK retail account
  • Ownership of JBP and new product introduction
  • Managing, negotiating and controlling promotional plan
  • Taking the lead on account presentations
  • Line management of Account Executive

Essential requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in the consumer product sector
  • Track-record of managing complex accounts and handling multiple SKUs
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to negotiate and influence at all levels whilst providing a quality customer orientated approach
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, planning, problem solving, presentation and organisational skills
  • An influential leader
  • Omni channel experience desirable

This is a extremely exciting senior level opportunity that offers great responsibility with a powerhouse, global brand. Ideal for a commercially driven professional ready to step up or move into a more exciting category.

You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


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Contact Us
  • The Advocate Group
  • 1 St Peter's Square,
  • Manchester
  • M2 3DE
  • GB
  • 0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
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