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Grocery National Account Manager

Employer
Better Placed Recruitment
Location
Home-based
Salary
car allowance, bonus, pension
Closing date
21 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Function
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details


Better Placed are working with a category-leading consumer goods brand who are looking for an established Grocery National Account Manager to join their sales team. This is a fast-growing company with an ambitious global acceleration plan. They have a people-focused culture and fantastic opportunities for progression.

Main responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customers
  • Setting the strategy for the Grocery customers
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Implementing promotional strategies across key retail channels
  • Liaising cross-functionally with NPD, Category and Marketing
  • Building strong relationships with customer and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining daily contact with customer and attending regular face-to-face meetings

What we need from you:

  • Grocery sales background within FMCG is a must
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth through account management and new business development
  • Ideally based in the North

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary and an excellent package (car allowance, bonus etc.)
  • The opportunity to be work with a leading brand
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Flexible working, with the opportunity to work from home as well as in the office
  • Excellent surrounding teams, with experts in Category & Marketing to liaise with and create the best possible results

Company

With an enviable client list of blue chip FMCG businesses, Better Placed focuses on the recruitment of Sales and Marketing professionals across the UK. Working from offices in Leeds and Manchester, our team of highly experienced Consultants have built relationships with a wide range of companies in the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands as well as elsewhere in the UK.

In many cases we are preferred supplier to these businesses operating on an exclusive basis. We operate at all levels from graduate through to Director and our team are widely acknowledged as specialists in their chosen vertical markets.At Better Placed we focus on our candidates as much as our clients and we understand that failure to do so will slow the rapid growth that we have seen since our inception in 2002. Our track record of maintaining long term relationships with both candidates and clients is testament to how seriously we take this and is a fundamental part of what we stand for.

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