Business Account Manager - Co-op

Employer
Greencore Group
Location
Manton Wood, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Here at Manton Wood, we have a team of around 1,700 colleagues. We produce sandwiches and wraps for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Co-op, Asda, Morrisons, Boots, Aldi and Lidl.

Our Manton Wood site has a gym, restaurant with hot food and a staff shop available to all our colleagues.

We're looking for a Business Account Manager to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract which has the potential to go permanent for the right candidate.

What you'll be doing

As an Account Manager, you will be responsible for the management, motivation and development of the trading partnership between Greencore and Co-op, whilst developing and delivering sustained profitable growth. Responsibilities will include:

  • Create and execute customer specific account plans by using trends and insight to maximise sales value and profitability through a business plan approach
  • Identify and develop, in line with customer requirements, new business opportunities within the division and maximise the benefits for both parties through the development, negotiation and delivery of joint business plans
  • Establish, develop and maintain close working long term relationship with key customers, building market and competitor knowledge to identify and proactively satisfy customer requirements; develop and act on potential new business opportunities
  • Work proactively with the category, PD and commercial finance team to develop a product offer that improves sales and margin taking into account shopper and financial insight
  • Proactively challenge the business way of working to help develop and drive positive change throughout the business and within the customer partnership

What we’re looking for

  • You'll need to be driven and ambitious with a strong background in FMCG account management within food
  • We're looking for an individual with experience managing a Co-op account or experience within the Food to Go category - a background in one of these is essential for this role
  • Own label experience will be advantageous but not essential
  • People management skills
  • Degree calibre

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Car benefit scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • PMI scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

Company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn't stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer; we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.

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