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National Account Manager - Sainsbury's

Seven Search & Selection
Homebased/Field Based
£45-47k plus car allowance, bonus & package
Closing date
9 Aug 2024

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

Job Details

c£45/47k basic + Field based Contract + Attractive Package & Benefits


  • When it comes to developing category leading food brands and being recognized for leading innovation then they don’t come much bigger than this food manufacturer.
  • With their continued investment into their brands and people it’s no wonder they are held in such high regard by their competitors and customers.
  • Clearly, this food group is not small. In fact, they boast some of the most powerful brands in the grocery industry. With compelling growth plans, they are now looking to strengthen an already first-class commercial team.

The role:

  • This National Account Manager role is dedicated towards their Sainsburys relationship and is fully P&L for a specific product portfolio
  • This is a classic Grocery National Account Manager opportunity – drive customer relationships, Joint Business Plan build & execute, NPD Execution, Pricing, Promotion and Availability accountability etc.
  • Should the successful applicant succeed in growing these already £multi-million relationships, the door for fast progression within this large brand owner will definitely be open

You will:

  • Take on a strategic and operational role with significant P&L responsibility
  • Build mutually agreed and beneficial Joint Business Plans with a key grocery customers
  • Manage sales investment expenditure to budget, and to shape and challenge promotional plans
  • Deliver sales, trade spend and profit targets
  • Implement flawless Execution of NPD launches

To succeed in the role you will have:

  • Exceptional commercial awareness coupled with a proven track record gained within a progressive FMCG environment in national accounts
  • Be able to demonstrate success in FMCG sales (ideally in the grocery channel but not essential)
  • Demonstrated impressive business achievements through consumer insight and bringing energy & motivation to your role
  • Strong relationship-building skills, and are ready to make an impact on strategy and category plans from day one.

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 7/17115/7. Confidentiality assured.

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Seven is a leading provider of multi-functional recruitment solutions in Consumer Goods & Retail, covering roles in Sales, Marketing, Head Office functions, Category, Operations and Manufacturing. We provide executive search and selection as well as award-winning RPO services and interim solutions.

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Company info
0330 010 8327
Yorkshire House, Greek Street
West Yorkshire

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