National Account Manager - Health Foods

Michael Page Sales
England, London, Uxbridge
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Closing date
17 May 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details

A really exciting role has become available for a successful FMCG sales professional with a food and grocery background to join my client as their new National Account Manager focusing on developing a major licensed health foods brand.

My client is a dynamic and entrepreneurial SME based in the South East (Uxbridge), an importer and distributor of international foods as well as being brand owners themselves.

Client Details

FMCG Food business.

National Account Manager - Health Foods


The National Account Manager - Health Foods will:-
  • develop robust customer account plans for Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury's to deliver budgeted sales and profit targets
  • develop great, long lasting customer relationships
  • be responsible for pricing, promotions and all customer terms and investment
  • grow distribution in these accounts, unlocking opportunities to increase ranges
  • build an NPD strategy and plan for the brands
  • produce accurate base and promotional volume and sales forecasts


The National Account Manager - Health Foods will:-
  • have experience across the grocery multiples
  • a track record of unlocking new opportunities across private label and branded food
  • have a good understanding of licensed brands
  • have excellent attention to detail as well as strong presentation, communication and financial skills
  • have experience of building and launching NPD plans
  • have a passion for food and ingredients - ideally have passion also for health foods
  • have a background in building long lasting relationships with key grocery customers
  • be able to get to the Uxbridge office a min of 3 days per week

Job Offer

£55,000 to £65,000 basic salary + £400/month car allowance + annual bonus + 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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