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National Account Manager - Foodservice Manufacturer

Employer
Midas Selection Ltd
Location
Nationwide, Home Based with access to Motorway networks.
Salary
Competitive Basic plus Bonus, Company Car, Pension, Laptop, Mobile
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Sales

Job Details

National Account Manager - Foodservice Manufacturer

REWARDS: Competitive Basic plus Bonus, Company Car, Pension, Laptop, Mobile

LOCATION: Nationwide close to motorway network

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We are a major European food producer specialising in dairy products to both retail and the foodservice channel.  We produce a strong portfolio of dairy products which can be found in over eighty countries globally. Our company is highly respected for the quality of our products, and we are found within the range of almost all Foodservice wholesalers across the UK.

The versatility of our products means that within Foodservice we can provide solutions across the industry and our clients include both national chains and independent outlets across areas including Hotels, Education, Healthcare, Restaurants, QSR, Leisure and Contract Catering. We have experienced notable growth across the business in 2023 and are now looking to add a National Account Manager to our team ready for 2024.

 

THE ROLE:

This role is a work from home National Account position with regular travel across the UK. You will be responsible for the management and development of a significant portfolio of leading foodservice wholesale accounts.  You will lead on major contract negotiations at senior buyer/director level, and you will provide support to your national accounts with their significant end user customers. You will also be adept at rolling out National account plans to regional teams.

 

THE APPLICANT:

We are looking to speak with candidates who are experienced National Account Managers with experience of either working for a Food or Non Food manufacturer that is focused on wholesale business, or alternatively currently a NAM within the foodservice wholesale sector.

  • Candidates must have experience of dealing at head office buyer or category director level.
  • Experience of managing any of Bidfood, Brakes, Holdsworth, Bestway, Costco, JJ’s and other similar wholesale partners is sought.
  • Candidates will have experience of not only head office negotiation and joint business plans, but they will have experience of national account end user experience also.
  • Candidates must have experience of understanding customer data and market information, to develop strategies and profitably grow the trading agreement.
  • Knowledge of branded and white label advantageous.
  • Candidates will have experience of negotiating terms, promotional plans and budgets, rebates cascading plans down to regional teams. It is advantageous if you are a passionate foodie.

Please apply to nathan.jones@midas-selection.com

 

Company

About Midas 

Midas is an established and industry accredited executive recruitment consultancy. Since inception in 2003, Midas has developed close partnerships with many blue chip employers encompassing sectors such as Foodservice, Healthcare, Manufacturing, CPG to name just a few. Core expertise is within Sales, Marketing and Executive recruitment. Typical assignments would include Field Sales Executives, Key Account Managers, Business Development Managers, National Account Managers, Sales Managers, Sales Controllers, Category Managers, Product Managers, NPD, Demand Planners, Marketing Managers, Sales Directors, Marketing Directors and Managing Directors.

Midas has full UK coverage via offices in the West Midlands and also recruits for European roles on behalf of their customer base. Midas Selection is a proud member of The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

The team of experienced consultants are aligned to vertical sectors, thereby marrying together not only recruitment expertise but also specific sector knowledge, this ensures that Midas fully understands the dynamics of the markets served. Business talent is delivered via three predominant avenues; talent targeting (headhunting), on and off line advertising campaigns, and extensive database selection. We assign one account manager to each of our customers for all recruitment, irrespective of geography, this increases efficiencies and understanding and limits unnecessary communication.

Midas Selection specialises in Sales, Marketing and Executive appointments, through to C Level Appointments, across the UK with forays into other European destinations.
 

Company info
Website
Telephone
0121 214 3740
Location
AFE Business Centre
Anchorage Road
The Royal Borough of Sutton Coldfield
Birmingham
West Midlands
B74 4XG
GB

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