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Account Manager

Employer
McCormick UK Limited
Location
Haddenham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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

Job Details

Position: Account Manager

Based: Haddenham, UK

We are excited to announce a new vacancy within the structure of one of our key partners in the flavour industry. The successful candidate will report to the Senior Account Manager and will have the ability to act independently. We offer a hybrid work schedule and are looking for someone ambitious, motivated, and able to work under pressure.

Benefits:

  • Private Healthcare.
  • Company pension.
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays.
  • Paid sick leave.
  • Annual performance salary bonus (based on individual and company's performance).
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Dealing with existing and new customers, implementing the business strategy.
  • Participating in the formulation of joint business plans.
  • Working with Demand Planning on improving forecast accuracy and availability.
  • Coordinating customer events, including culinary demonstrations, Brand Events, and Trade Shows.
  • Ensuring that negotiations with accounts for fiscal terms and profit levels are well planned, agreed, and budgeted, and ensuring all activities are effectively planned and executed with excellence.
  • Keeping abreast of industry and account-specific trends, competitor activity.
  • Building relationships with cross-functional teams to help effectively grow the accounts.
  • Tracking defined company measures and proposing remedial actions to address gaps.
  • Supporting SNAM with key business tasks.
  • Supporting with customer interactions and aiding in regular business reviews.
  • Assisting on day-to-day tasks such as promotional planning, product set up, internal & external data reporting, pricing hierarchy, new line forms.
  • Supporting Brand team with newsletters, brochures, new product set up.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • FMCG experience (preferred).
  • Relevant experience and education.
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills.
  • Good commercial understanding.
  • Strong analytical skills to be able to derive opportunity from insight and data.
  • Good business understanding.
  • Ability to confidently present to customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Possession of a “Growth mindset”.

COMPANY

Company manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 60 locations in 25 countries and 170 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle. This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.

TO APPLY

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader then please apply via our careers centre at https://careers.mccormick.com/ or click the “Apply now” button below.

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

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Company

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavour and one of the most respected and familiar names in the industry.

 Our UK business manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavourful products for retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. We create flavours for a wide range of applications, such as beverages, snacks, dairy, bakery/confectionary, savoury, performance nutrition, and health.

 McCormick has had a presence in the UK for nearly 40 years. We have three sites across the country–our EMEA headquarters in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and innovation centre in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (which is on track to become McCormick’s first Net Zero carbon building), and our plant in Littleborough, Greater Manchester.

 Our brands and our products are trusted sources of flavour in millions of kitchens across the country—in homes and in restaurants. Our UK brand portfolio includes Schwartz, Frank’s RedHot, French’s, Cholula, Herdez, and OLD BAY.

Partnerships with farmers and suppliers around the world allow us to provide great-tasting, quality spices with consistency that you can trust. Our herbs and spices come from around 80 different countries.

 At McCormick, we stand together for the future of flavour, and we bring that commitment to work every day in the UK to deliver top-tier growth and quality from our global business.

 As a people-first culture, we encourage development in many ways, respect everyone’s differences and contributions, and do what’s right to develop our employees and to better our world.

 

Company info
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Location
Haddenham Business Park
Pegasus Way
Haddenham
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP17 8LB
GB

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