Senior National Account Manager - Waitrose and Iceland

Michael Page Sales
England, Leicestershire, Leicester
car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Closing date
25 Sep 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink

Job Details

  • Senior National Account Manager required for Waitrose and Iceland Account
  • Grow, manage and retain business

Client Details

Global Player within the Fresh Produce Supply Chain with Sustainability at the core of the business.

Great team and culture, supportive and rewarding culture!

  • The key objective of the role is to be responsible for the day to day business relationship of key Retail partners Waitrose and Iceland.
  • Identify and convert new business opportunities within your Retail customer base whilst protecting existing business. Develop commercial proposals for each key retailer in conjunction with the Sales Director and Managing Director.
  • Take full ownership of product/solution/service offer development, costings, forecasts, operational delivery and management of stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Present and evaluate all proposals for future strategic fit in line with business strategy.
  • Manage day to day administration and reporting accurately and within the given time-frames.
  • Line Management of 1 direct report

  • Ideally from a food and drink/manufacturing/supply chain background with strong retail understanding
  • Strong relationship management and negotiation skills operating at a senior management level
  • A history of developing joint business plans with customers.
  • Experience of managing internal/customer projects.

Job Offer

Competitive package, global business, great culture and a company that actively encourages a good home/work life balance!


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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