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National Account Manager - Waitrose, Ocado & Lidl

Seven Search & Selection
Based Home/Bristol area 2-3 days per week
Salary dependent on experience + bonus & package
Closing date
6 Jun 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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National Account Manager – Waitrose, Ocado and Lidl

Based Home / Bristol area c2-3 days / week

Salary DOE plus bonus and package

Our client: 

  • Family-owned food producer with portfolio of lovely award-winning chilled products
  • With a huge amount of heritage and state-of-the-art production facailities
  • Has strong foothold in the UK market and exports to more than 40 countries.
  • Now seek to recruit a growth driven National Account Manager to drive the development of their existing Waitrose, Ocado & Lidl customers

The role: 

  • As National Account Manager you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with these key customers
  • You’ll have full P&L and strategic responsibility for Waitrose, Ocado & Lidl to ensure the accounts deliver to their full potential across the entire portfolio
  • The nature of the business means that this is a hands-on role and the individual must be prepared to liaise cross functionally to ensure that opportunities are ‘landed’ and delivered to the standard required by the customer
  • Whilst reporting directly to the Sales & Marketing Director, you’ll have a huge amount of autonomy and freedom to make decisions and you will also be responsible for the development & direct of a National Account Executive

Ideal candidate: 

  • You will already be operating at NAM level, having experienced a minimum of two trading cycles
  • Be commercially astute with a strong negotiations track record; comfortable in the numbers and managing the P&L
  • Skilled working with cross functional team members by adopting a collaborative working style is crucial
  • Organised, methodical, analytical and proactive with strong influencing skills
  • Finally, you must have a passion for food and desire to work in added value chilled food category

Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your applicationFor alternative opportunities please visit the workwithseven website 


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