Account Director - Fresh Produce - Premium Top Tier Grocery

Recruiter
New Chapter
Location
London
Salary
70000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are very excited to be working in partnership again with one of the UK's leading International fresh fruit suppliers to help them in their search for an outstanding individual to join their Senior Leadership Team!

Currently turning over 300m+ and one of the leading suppliers to the major retailers and foodservice industry, our client is now in search of an ambitious Account Director to come on board and help drive their most premium retailer!

Reporting into the Head of Sales this excellent Account Director will

  • Oversee the team for a top tier premium Grocer Retail with full P&L responsibility for their 65m portfolio.
  • Manage 4 direct reports: Account Manager, Senior Manager, Junior Account Support and a Grocer Implant.
  • Work cross functionally with Procurement and Technical to deliver projected product sales and volume growth.

About you:

  • Minimum 7+ years Account Management with an in-depth knowledge of top tier premium grocers required.
  • Ideally have senior level relationships with Waitrose, Sainsbury's or M&S.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience of successfully managing a team of people.
  • Highly focused, commercially driven and with a passion to success.
  • Receptiveness to change within fast moving industry.
  • A passion for fresh fruit!

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the UK's leading fresh produce suppliers, and become integral to their future growth and development. Things are moving quickly with interviews so don't miss out!

Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you've not heard from us within two weeks, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. For alternative opportunities or to register for jobs by email, please visit our website at www.newchapter.co.uk .