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Senior National Account Manager

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company car, bonus per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Sales
  • Contact: Harry Ratcliffe
  • Contact Email: harryratcliffe@betterplaced.com
  • Expiry Date: 25 June 2022
  • Job Ref: HRSNAM_1653555805

Senior National Account Manager (Home-Based)

  • Range of accounts across High Street and Discounter
  • Exciting business with a range of instantly recognisable brands
  • Excellent development and progression opportunities into leadership positions

Better Placed are pleased to be working with a well-known confectionery business in the South East who are looking for a Senior National Account Manager to join their successful sales team. Do you have a strong background as a NAM or SNAM working for a large FMCG business? Home to some of the most well known household name brands, our client is a well established business and a great place for you to develop your national account career.

Main responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Executing all promotional plans for product portfolio
  • Managing one direct report - Junior National Account Manager
  • Liaising cross-functionally with NPD, Category and Marketing
  • Building strong relationships with customer and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining daily contact with customer and attending regular face-to-face meetings
  • Keeping up with key category trends and identifying new business opportunities

What we need from you:

  • Minimum 3 years in national accounts within a large FMCG business
  • Discounter experience would be preferable but not essential
  • Experience managing a large P&L
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary and an excellent package
  • Home-Based working
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with one of the strongest cultures in FMCG
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Autonomy to manage a range of accounts, including grocery
  • Flexible working, with the opportunity to work from home as well as in the office
  • Excellent surrounding teams, with experts in Category & Marketing to liaise with and create the best possible results

This is a unique opportunity and not one to be missed so please get in touch to find out more!