National Account Manager

Recruiter
The Advocate Group
Location
Hackney, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
10 Aug 2019
Ref
1205418420
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Type: National Account Manager - Grocery

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Location: East London

Sector/Industry: FMCG

The Advocate Group are looking to appoint a Grocery National Account Manager for a very well established family run branded business.

As a NAM you will be responsible for developing National business and growing all of their most important customers to accelerate the growth of the business. You will have full P&L responsibility of 2 of the Major Multiples and execute JBP's.

This is a key hire within the business and they are looking for a driven, proactive NAM who is passionate about food.

Responsibilities
  • Delivery of the company's sales and profit targets for UK Grocery accounts
  • Full P&L accountability and budget management
  • Need to create, negotiate and implement JBP's and achieve the company's market share and profit goals, managing the Channel's P&L to drive growth (Net Sales, Trade & Promotional Spend and Profit).
    • Key will be feeding back grocery insights to the business and deliver the performance course-correcting plans
    • You will own the grocery demand forecast for your accounts, working collaboratively with supply to ensure availability
    • To work with the marketing team to help formulate brand strategies that will drive long term growth of the brand.

Person
  • You will have delivered within a commercial, branded FMCG company - food or drink is desireable
  • Previous experience of working with one of big four grocers in the past where you have solely managed a whole JBP cycle, with full P&L responsibility
  • Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • You will be a naturally great sales-person and strong brand ambassador
  • Energetic and Proactive
  • You like being pushed and stretched to the best of your ability
  • A confident communicator with a high level of self-motivation, possessing the ability to work on own initiative and possessing a hands-on attitude.
  • Able to come in and learn the business inside out at speed
  • IT Literate - MS Excel and PowerPoint

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to , alternatively, submit your application via the link.

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