Role details

National Account Manager

Leeds   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • National Account Manager
  • Account Manager

About Our Client

Our client is a leading food manufacturer and has major processing facilities at multiple sites. They work across multiple categories and are renowned for their quality ingredients.

The company's strategic objectives are based around adding value to the production process and offering high-quality, bespoke food products. They have both an own label and branded offering with strong, long lasting retail relationships.

Job Description

The role has a high level of influence and total responsibility for the designated account budget that requires extensive knowledge and account management skills to optimise the business return.

  • The NAM will both understand and contribute to the development of the business's growth strategy within TESCO
  • You will be expected to be the main day-to-day contact for TESCO, maintaining regular liaison with other account managers, as well as other internal stakeholders such as Category.
  • The NAM will be seen as the key contact by the client, and as such will need to understand and be able to articulate developments in the current market and the Company's business strategy.
  • The NAM will work with customers and the Supply Chain team, to understand requirements for distribution, ROS, pack size, shelf life, wastage etc.
  • The NAM will drive growth in line with company strategy.

Key Skills: Senior National Account Manager

  • Outstanding communication skills with customer facing experience as a National Account Manager or Senior National Account Manager on Grocery accounts.
  • Ideally you will have experience in both Own Label OR Branded businesses.
  • Ability to build close relationships with key contacts to create sustainable joint business plans that deliver long term.
  • The ability to analyse and deal with complex scenarios and present solutions in a simple and effective manner.
  • Resilient and tenacious with the ability to work on own initiative to problem solve.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience working in Grocery
  • Minimum of 2 years

What's on Offer

Senior National Account Manager offering a competitive basic salary, excellent future prospects and benefits package.

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