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Senior National Account Manager (Fixed-Term Contract)

Employer
Better Placed Recruitment
Location
South East England
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum + company car, bonus
Closing date
23 Jun 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

Senior National Account Manager (Home-Based)

  • Range of accounts across High Street and Discounter
  • Exciting business with a range of instantly recognisable brands
  • Excellent development and progression opportunities into leadership positions


Better Placed are pleased to be working with a well-known confectionery business in the South East who are looking for a Senior National Account Manager to join their successful sales team. Do you have a strong background as a NAM or SNAM working for a large FMCG business? Home to some of the most well known household name brands, our client is a well established business and a great place for you to develop your national account career.

Main responsibilities:

 

  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Executing all promotional plans for product portfolio
  • Managing one direct report - Junior National Account Manager
  • 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
  • Keeping up with key category trends and identifying new business opportunities


What we need from you:

 

  • Minimum 3 years in national accounts within a large FMCG business
  • Discounter experience would be preferable but not essential
  • Experience managing a large P&L
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth


What's on offer?

 

  • Competitive salary and an excellent package
  • Home-Based working
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with one of the strongest cultures in FMCG
  • 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
  • Autonomy to manage a range of accounts, including grocery
  • 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


This is a unique opportunity and not one to be missed so please get in touch to find out more!

 

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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