Account Controller/Director - Grocery - Global Food Brand

Vertical Advantage Ltd
London (Greater)
From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Account Director – Grocery


The Organisation

This global food business has a well-known portfolio of brands, along with a strong NPD pipeline and can offer excellent opportunities for progression.

The Role

·Reporting to the Sales Director in a pivotal role within the Grocery team

·Manage, mentor and develop a team of 5 reports

·Responsible for shaping customer strategy that delivers overall budget plans relating to volume, revenue and margin targets.

·Implement and review the sales and commercial strategy for the customers and channel

·Define and develop the customer contact strategy for the customer, channel and business unit

·Encourage effective relationships with other functions including Supply Chain, Financial Planning and NPD & Marketing teams

Experience Required

·Extensive experience in FMCG, not necessarily within the Food category

·Commercial/sales experience in Retail/FMCG

·Grocery P&L accountability with high value Grocery customers

·Able to demonstrate current best practice in FMCG commercial processes

·Excellent analytical and numerical skills

·A good understanding and commitment to Equal Opportunities and managing Diversity

·Leadership expertise ideally having managed NAMs

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual ready to take the next step in their career and operate within a commercial leadership function

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