Connecting to LinkedIn...

National Account Manager - FRESH FOOD/PRODUCE

Job Title: National Account Manager - FRESH FOOD/PRODUCE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England,
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q97701
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: apply@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: April 02, 2015 08:55

Job Description

This company is a large supplier of fresh food and produce to many of large retailers and foodservice companies. They are currently looking for a NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER who will be fully account responsible for one of their key retail accounts.

Key areas of responsibility:

* Identifies key customer and business requirements.

* Monitors, plans and forecasts.

* Aligns customer requirements with business objectives.

* Controls the levers of profit via sales and promotional plan.

* Ensuring a consistent contact plan that enhances the relationship

* Developing a 3 year vision but ensuring the immediate rolling plan is reviewed and amended to meet new circumstances

Skills and Experience:

* 2 years sales experience / demonstrable success negotiating contracts

* Experience in Produce / fresh food environment

* Major Multiples and Foodservice account management experience.

* Strong understanding of customer relationship management.

* P&L Management.

* Foodie - a genuine interest and enjoyment of food

* Category Management experience (demonstrate sales success using the principles of category management ).

* High level of numeracy.

* Commercial awareness.

Education/Qualifications:

* Education to degree level or equivalent

Salary:

  • £50,000 per annum (depending on experience)

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.