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Retail Account Director

Michael Page Sales
England, South East England
Closing date
21 Jan 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts
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Job Details

Full P&L account directorship on the UK's leading mobile retailer. The role includes: the establishment and maintenance of sales operations procedures to improve efficiency, provide potential cost savings, and increase sales.

Client Details

A global consumer electronics business immersed in continued innovation. A brand and product leader within mobile / network and retailer space.

  • To deliver on set parameters that have been laid out by the UK strategy in such areas as finance, marketing and operations and work to improve operational efficiency
  • Meet and exceed the agreed business plan to deliver stated financial targets within the account (volume, value, ASP and consolidated profit) and drive market share goals
  • Maintain and grow relationships within the account at appropriate levels
  • To gather sales and market information from the customer to ensure full understanding of the requirements for successfully penetrating new channels and growing market share
  • Senior contribution to the overall consumer plan and execute / drive customer strategy
  • Ultimate responsibility for all marketing and sell-through activity within defined channel including compliance and channel specific activities
  • Responsibility for core portfolio ranging selection within the account
  • Creation and maintenance of account relationship mapping across all levels
  • Weekly ownership for Supply chain management and forecast management; including forecast accuracy and purchase order cover
  • Gather and disseminate market share information and competitive intelligence

  • Experienced FMCG / Consumer Electronics sales person with achievement history within the Mobile / Network / retail environment
  • Man management experience and motivation of sales teams / channels
  • Good working knowledge of key partners within the mobile industry including both networks and retailers and their associated promotional practices
  • Dedicated and passionate work ethic
  • Good attention to detail and process driven
  • A good understanding of P&L
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be adept at managing all levels of customer relationships
  • A creative, problem solving attitude to resolving issues and meeting targets
  • Managed and implemented promotional marketing programmes within consumer or business channels

Job Offer

12 Month FTC, highly competitive package & benefits


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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