National Account Manager - Sainsbury's

Seven Search & Selection
Field based with 1-2 days at Southern HQ
Up to £55k dependent on experience + strong package including car & bonus
Closing date
23 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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National Account Manager – Sainsbury’s

C£55k plus car, bonus and benefits

Field based


  • A category leading global drinks supplier with a portfolio of premium, quality brands
  • The UK is a key global market and continues to be a growth engine for the category, driving premiumisation
  • Offers power & scale of a global business but retains a start-up feel in the UK.
  • With a progressive culture focused on growth; of both the business & their people! They value potential and create opportunity to help you grow as a professional
  • With a strong AGS score and reputation within Sainsbury’s there has never been a better time to join!


  • Due to an internal promotion, they are now looking for a highly dynamic NAM for Sainsbury’s.
  • You will take full P&L responsibility for this £multi-million NSV portfolio
  • You will be responsible for continuous development of the account strategy and overall commercial performance.
  • You will be responsible for developing senior level relationships and leading top to top commercial negotiations.
  • In an everchanging drinks category, this role is crucial in their continued commercial performance and offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to develop in a fast paced and innovative & entrepreneurial environment.

Ideal candidate:

  • You will have experienced at least 2 trading cycles for a Top 4 retailer whether as Lead Account Manager or within a larger Customer team managing a product area or Retailer format
  • Ideally you will have branded FMCG background & training
  • Ability to demonstrate strong selling and negotiation skills with a proven track record of growing an account
  • Strong commercial acumen to enable development of strong commercial propositions
  • A hunger and determination to progress your career.

Benefits & details:

  • This is a home-based role with c1-2 days per week in a South East Head Office or Sainsbury’s HQ
  • Salary range is £50-55k (dependent on experience) with a company car, strong bonus opportunity, pension and private medical
  • Commitment to training & development

If you think the above profile is you then please get in touch. Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 8/15721/7. Confidentiality assured.

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