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NAM - Grocery (Confectionary)

Michael Page Sales
Up to £50000 per annum + £6k car allowance, up to 15% bonus
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Seeking a driven NAM for a leading role within FMCG Confectionery. The successful candidate will manage Key Grocery Accounts, as well as Speciality Wholesalers and Export Customers too.

Client Details

This is a large, well-established business in the Confectionery industry.They manufacture Own Label and Branded confectionery products. The successful applicant will have experience within Branded Confectionery, looking after Grocery Mults.

The Branded Team currently has 5 members, across NAE, NAM, SNAM level, and you will be joining as a NAM to take over on Grocery Accounts, look after speciality Wholesalers and Export customer accounts; these accounts will be based on the successful applicants skill set and experience.


The successful NAM - Grocery (Confectionery) will:
  • Play an integral role in new business pitches and hold responsibility for overseeing Grocery Accounts (80% relationship management) and a small area (20%) of business development (within and outside of existing accounts)
  • Full P&L responsibility, ££m
  • Work independently, remotely and be a team player!
  • Write JBPs for all current and opportunity tender business, manage pricing, forecasting, category reviews, NPD launches, whilst also liaising with finance and supply chain
  • You will act as the key interface between the customer and all relevant divisions. Report on the status of accounts and transactions, weekly/monthly/quarterly/yearly Set and track sales account targets, aligned with company objectives.
  • Monitor sales metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts).
  • You will have a good blend between hunter and farmer mindset.


The successful NAM - Grocery (Confectionery) should have:
  • Proven experience as a National Account Manager within Grocery, ideally within Confectionery.
  • Ability to work independently, entrepreneurially and as a team.
  • Solid experience in sales and an ability to drive team commitment toward business goals.
  • Knowledge of CRM software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • An understanding of sales performance metrics.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Job OfferOn offer for the successful NAM - Grocery (Confectionery):

£50K basic salary + £6k car allowance + up to 15% bonus
REMOTE working + customer visits
Head office is based in South East EnglandA great opportunity to develop your career in Confectionery!
3 Stage Process:

1st MS Teams - 30mins

2nd MS Teams - 1 hour, presentation task

Final Stage - Face to Face

If you are an ambitious and diligent candidate with Grocery experience on the branded side, please get in touch by applying today. Interviews to be held from 26/06.


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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