This job has expired

National Account Manager

Florette UK & Ireland.
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Closing date
30 May 2022

View more

Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and driven National Account Manager to join our award-winning team at Florette in Lichfield, Staffordshire. This position will be accountable for the delivery of set targets within Sainsburys, Asda & Morrison and will have responsibility for a National Account Executive.

Main Responsibilities

•    You will have overall responsibility to develop and build, customer strategic and tactical plans for the selected accounts.
•    You will develop an optimised sales volumes, value and profitability in accordance with KPI’s and budgets.
•    To effectively manage designated relationships and commercial performance.
•    You will further develop the business to business relationship with your customer base, by building on your insight into the customer strategy & category KPI’s.
•    Working closely with the category Insight team, to deliver a tailored promotional and activation plan.
•    Coordination and effective execution of EPD & NPD launches internally and with external customers.
•    Facilitate a matrix relationship between the business and customer cross functionally and at the most appropriate senior levels.
•    Professionally and effectively deal with the business challenges and requirements of our customers.
•    Report potential risks to budget achievement, propose effective action plans to recover and deliver the Commercial Budget.
•    To write, propose and support full year forecasts and budgets for accounts represented.

Skills and Experience Required
•    Worked on two of the Top 4 UK multiple grocery accounts
•    Have the ability to co-ordinate/ lead all internal functions to align to a common goal.
•    Previous people management experience and can successfully demonstrate delivery of results through direct / indirect people management
•    Demonstrates previous success when dealing with a Multiple retail buyer/s.
•    Financial & volume forecasting accuracy and the ability to accurately project sales numbers.
•    Ability to convert Category insights into actionable tactics within the retail environment
•    High level of self-motivation combined with energy and enthusiasm, working cross functionally to achieve common objectives 

What You Will Get in Return 

A competitive salary, annual bonus scheme, car or car allowance, life assurance, and a range of employee benefits you’d expect from a market leading business, including 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) & increasing to 35 days after 5 years’ service. 

Next Steps
It’s an exciting time to be working for Florette. If you would like to join our team and be part of our success, please apply via the link. Alternatively, please contact Liza Homer, our Recruitment Officer for an entirely confidential discussion to find out more.


About us

“The Grocer, 2021 New Product of The Year Award Winner” Florette, is one of three UK food manufacturing factories who are owned by the French co-operative group, Agrial. Agrial has operations across 18 regions with 280 farming outlets - it's not just about lettuce!

Under the brand, Florette, the site processes and distributes pre-packed, ready to eat fresh salad bags to the UK’s well-known retailers.

As well as the 3 factories we also have a farming operation – Agrial Fresh Farms. All UK sites operate under the name of Agrial Fresh Produce Limited and fall under Agrial's vegetable division. The business is more recognisable in the UK by its Florette salad brand and we are home to the UK’s Number 1 salad ‘Florette Crispy’.

We have a recipe for success through our EPIC values and working together as one team.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert