National Account Manager

Better Placed Recruitment
England, West Midlands
£40000 - £47000 per annum + £6,750 car allowance, 10% bonus
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Business Manager (NAM) - Grocery / Discount
  • Large food manufacturer
  • Autonomy to lead the growth of two of their biggest accounts
  • People-focused culture and great opportunities to develop

Better Placed are currently recruiting a Business Manager role for a well-known food business in the Midlands. This company has a great range of branded and own-label products and they are now looking for a passionate, ambitious individual to lead their business with two large accounts across their whole portfolio.

Main responsibilities:
  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Business Development to bring on new customers
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Executing all promotional plans for product portfolio
  • Building strong relationships with customer and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining daily contact with customer and attending regular face-to-face meetings
  • Keeping up with key category trends and identifying new business opportunities

What we need from you:
  • Minimum 3 years in national accounts, ideally within Grocery
  • Experience strategically managing a P&L and implementing growth YOY
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Understanding of convenience food market
  • Ideally a mix of branded and own-label experience (not essential)
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth and gaining new business

What's on offer?
  • Competitive salary and package
  • The opportunity to lead one of the company's high profile accounts
  • A brilliant team to work with and learn from, made up of individuals from leading blue-chip businesses
  • 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 (average of 2 days in the office per week)


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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