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Strategic Account Manager

Just Eat Takeaway
Hybrid - London
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details

Hungry for a challenge?

That’s good, because at Just Eat (JET) we have abundant opportunity or as we say, everything is on the table. We are a leading global online food delivery marketplace. Our tech ecosystem connects millions of active customers with hundreds of thousands of connected partners in countries across the globe.

Our mission? To empower every food moment around the world, whether it’s through customer service, coding or couriers.

About this role:
The Strategic Accounts team has successfully grown over the past 18 months to become a vital component of our strategic objectives within the UK. Over this short period, the team has successfully partnered with many of the leading global, national and regional brands operating in the UK and have onboarded thousands of branded restaurant stores across the country. In the last few years, the food delivery industry has experienced unprecedented growth and transformation, and Just Eat has evolved at pace to meet redefined parameters, customer purchase behaviours and new industry players.  We are looking for a superstar Strategic Account Manager to help us lead the charge in this dynamic and ever evolving space.

These are some of the key ingredients to the role:

  • Overall ownership of the day-to-day and strategic management of all aspects of a number of partner relationships
  • Responsible for building a functional and productive working relationship with partner counterparts 
  • Working closely and collaboratively with internal stakeholders (including Delivery, Marketing and Restaurant Operations) 
  • Overall accountability, setting the right routines, structure and approach for business performance reviews with restaurant partners
  • Responsible for drafting and driving the annual business plan with owned restaurant partners
  • To support the Senior SAM in any contractual re-negotiations 
  • Attending and, often, leading internal meetings as a representative of both Strategic Accounts and an established lead across specific areas of the business
  • Identifying, driving & implementing strategic change, paving the way for Just Eat’s long-term success and growth 
  • Working closely with the JET Global team to identify and embed best practices
  • Assessing existing account management practices with a critical mind, leading with both confidence & curiosity to redefine processes, rip up the rule book and suggest innovative business solutions ​

What will you bring to the table?

  • Key Account Management experience 
  • Strong understanding of B2B and the restaurant UK market 
  • Experience analysing data with great attention to detail 
  • Proven ability to grow accounts through implementation of joint business plans and identifying upsell opportunities 
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels 
  • Commercially savvy with strong negotiation & influence skills 
  • Solutions-focused mindset - tackling each new challenge with the same tenacity to find the right pathways for partnership, business & strategic growth
  • A comfort level with ambiguity, and defining new and efficient ways of working
  • Great people skills - you know how to build and maintain strong relationships

At JET, this is on the menu:

Our teams forge connections internally and work with some of the best-known brands on the planet, giving us truly international impact in a dynamic environment.

Fun, fast-paced and supportive, the JET culture is about movement, growth and about celebrating every aspect of our JETers. Thanks to them we stay one step ahead of the competition.

Inclusion, Diversity & Belonging

No matter who you are, what you look like, who you love, or where you are from, you can find your place at Just Eat We’re committed to creating an inclusive culture, encouraging diversity of people and thinking, in which all employees feel they truly belong and can bring their most colorful selves to work every day.

What else is cooking?

Want to know more about our JETers, culture or company? Have a look at our career site where you can find people's stories, blogs, podcasts and more JET morsels.

Are you ready to take your seat? Apply now!


We’ve grown enormously as a brand over our 20+ year history and continue to lead the way. Despite huge changes in the business, our commitment to bringing in the right people, caring for our staff, and delivering the very best across the board has remained the same. 

We never stand still. We’re an industry leader and forward-thinking company who always embrace the opportunity to add new talent to our teams – whether you’re a marketing maestro or a software specialist, you can make an impact here.

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