National Account Executive - FMCG - top 4 grocery multiple

Recruiter
We Are SSG
Location
Warnham
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

National Account Executive - FMCG - top 4 grocery multiple

Location: Surrey

Package: £40k, car allowance, 10% bonus, pension, private medical, flexible working etc.

Our client is a global, multi-billion food company with a world class product portfolio and excellent trading relationships with the major UK grocery multiples. Due to a recent promotion, they are recruiting a National Account Executive have created a new role for a National Account Executive to support the Senior National Account Managers across 2 of the top 4 grocery multiples to deliver account-specific objectives in terms of sales, profit, promotion & distribution.

You will work closely with the National Account Manager, the Business Unit Head, the customers, external agencies and the Marketing teams to drive both branded & private label new product opportunities, and will act as a key point of contact for the customers on pricing & promotional issues. You will also be tasked with monitoring availability, sales and waste, and identifying opportunities in the supply chain to improve performance. As part of your key objectives you will be actively involved with the category team in developing growth-focused category presentations using available research data.

The ideal candidate will be of graduate calibre with strong numerical analysis skills, & a minimum of 2 years of FMCG commercial experience. Your background may be from territory or account management in the multiple retail, convenience or discounter sectors or an Account Executive working with any of the above sets of customers.

You will be energetic and enthusiastic, with the ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels both within the business, but also with the customer and external agencies. Strong numeracy & Excel skills are essential.

This position will give the successful individual a unique opportunity to help shape the future direction of the customer relationship, and will open up exciting career development prospects towards Senior National Account Management.

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