Key Account Manager
Grocery National Account Management
About Our Client
Our client is a highly reputable FMCG Manufacturer of Branded Household products.
The Key Account Manager will be responsible for managing and growing partnerships with up to three key grocery accounts, delivering sales and profit targets in line with company objectives. The successful candidate will update and deliver sales forecasts, identify risks and opportunities for growth, and report back to relevant stakeholders.
The Key Account Manager will develop and implement effective and collaborative Joint Business Plans that maximise profitability and ensure mutual growth. It will be essential for the successful candidate to work closely with key stake holders to ensure trade spend is managed and promotional plans are delivered effectively, all the while driving brand awareness and maximising profitability.
It will be important for the Key Account Manager to build strong internal relationships and collaborate with the Supply Chain and Marketing teams. Participation in key business meetings such as forecast validation, NPD and brand meetings, and presenting a review of account performance will be necessary.
This is a field based role with a requirement to travel to the Swansea Head Office at least twice per month.
The Successful Applicant
The Key Account Manager will:
- Have a proven track record in FMCG Sales
- Have experience working with the Grocery channel/National Retail accounts
- Be able to take ownership
- Be a strong communicator
- Have strong presentation skills
- Have demonstrable, strong, stakeholder management skills
- Be articulate
- Be highly commercial
- Be a team player
- Be willing to travel
What's on Offer
£45,000 - £48,000 + Bonus + Car