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National Account Manager - Grocery

Michael Page Sales
England, London, West London
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts

Job Details

A Grocery National Account Manager to drive sales and profitability within a brand & own label leader within FMCG, across both ambient & chilled. The ideal candidate will manage a key grocery retailer, unlocking growth opportunities as well as ensuring the JBP delivery.

Client Details

Our client is an innovative, agile and highly recognisable brand & private label player across FMCG ambient & chilled. They have a strong brand presence and continue to pave the way in NPD within their category, with their headquarters based in London. They are recognised for their commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability.

  • Manage key grocery accounts to maximise sales and profitability.
  • Unlock new business wins inline with growth agenda.
  • Analyse sales data and market trends to develop effective sales strategies.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure product availability and timely deliveries.
  • Conduct regular business reviews to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions and events.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the FMCG industry and market trends.


A successful National Account Manager - Grocery should have:
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the FMCG industry.
  • Demonstrable delivery of success within a Grocer, with an understanding of both brand and private label.
  • Enjoys & thrives on accountability, able to be the voice of the company and customer.
  • Exceptional negotiation and relationship-building skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret sales data and market trends.
  • A customer-focused approach, with the ability to understand and anticipate customer needs.
  • Able to access W. London 3 days pw

Job Offer
  • A competitive salary ranging between £60,000 - £70,000 + CA
  • Additional benefits including pension, healthcare, holiday, and stopovers.
  • Opportunity to work in a vibrant company culture that values innovation and sustainability.


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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