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National Account Manager - Grocery

Advocate Group
Up to £55,000 with bonus and share options
Closing date
27 Sep 2021

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National Account Manager - Grocery - Plant-Based
Central London
Up to £55,000 with bonus + potential share options

I've partnered with a disruptive plant-based business that has gained serious momentum in the market. They are extremely high profile and keen to continue their success through innovation and investment.

We are looking for a National Account Manager to join the team, being responsible for 2 of the Top 4 Grocers. becoming the voice of the Brand and the go-to person for the retailers to ensure their voice is heard. You'll have a get sh*t done (right) attitude and be joining a passionate business that has a passion for not only the product but their culture too.

It is essential that you are currently a National Account Manager with at least 2 years working with the UK Grocery Accounts (Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Asda). You will need to have experience in a branded food or drink business and be comfortable with data. We're not too fussed if you're coming from a major blue-chip or an SME... but you'll be comfortable working cross-functionally.

If his sounds of interest please apply with an up-to-date CV.


  • Day-to-day management of UK grocery accounts including full P&L responsibility.
  • Working closely with Marketing, Supply Chain, Operations etc. to ensure a smooth operation.
  • Involvement in NPD launches, ensuring that the customer's needs are capitalised upon.
  • Responsible for forecasting, tracking & reporting.
  • Using category data & insights to identify opportunities to improve customer range.


  • At least 2 years experience in a National Accounts position looking after UK Grocery (Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Asda).
  • You must have experience with food or drink products.
  • You'll have strong presentation, commercial and analytical skills.
  • Great attitude with the ability to work cross-functionally and the want to build the culture.


You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


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0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
The Advocate Group
1 St Peter's Square,
Greater Manchester
M2 3DE
United Kingdom
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