National Account Manager - Aldi (Chilled & Ambient food)

London Permanent £55,000 - £60,000 per year Remote
  • Join a tight knit team with great autonomy
  • Great opportunity to work across the grocery top 6

About Our Client

Although established 70 years ago, my client is still a small, tight knit business, with an existing footprint across the UK grocery channel. They supply Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods, across both ambient and chilled categories, and are now looking for a National Account Manager as the expand their team to service their continued growth.

Job Description

  • Identify opportunities to drive growth, revenue and profits across existing account base
  • Be fully responsible for the Aldi account, with other accounts also under your remit
  • Utilise existing relationships and business development skills to win new accounts in the UK grocery and discount channel
  • Agree JBPs, CPIs and negotiate contracts across your account base
  • Work with the National Account Controller to execute agreed sales strategies
  • Monitor trends in the market to stay ahead of competition
  • Identify and understand the needs and future plans of your accounts
  • Analyse sales data and anticipate market trends
  • Report back to the business on performance and opportunities

The Successful Applicant

  • Prior experience working at national account level within the UK grocery channel
  • MUST have prior experience of working with Aldi UK
  • Experience of working in food and drink across own label goods is required
  • Experience working across additional UK grocers and discounters is a bonus
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills, demonstrable experience in JBPs, CPIs
  • Exceptional knowledge of the UK grocery and discount channels
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary of £55,000 - £60,000
  • £6k car allowance
  • Performance related bonus as a percentage of salary
  • Commission as a percentage of profit
  • Autonomous and supportive culture in a small team
  • Opportunity to drive new business as well as manage existing accounts
Will Barratt
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2223

Job summary

Job function
FMCG & Consumer
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Will Barratt
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2223
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