National Account Manager- 1-year contract BLUN42992

Location
Westwood, Peterborough
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
24 Nov 2016
Closes
22 Dec 2016
Ref
BLUN42992
Sectors
Sales
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

National Account Manager- 1-year contract BLUN42992

Westwood, Peterborough

Competitive Salary

Our client work with a pretty tasty portfolio of brands – even if they do say so themselves!

From Covent Garden’s delicious soups, to Linda McCartney’s sublime meat-free dishes and Hartley’s sweet treats, we feature on the daily menu of millions of families around the globe.

So if you fancy working with quality brands that you know and love, in an environment that is challenging yet rewarding, fast paced yet friendly, then head to our recruitment page now.

They’re embarking on an exciting journey and they want you to come along for the ride!

Due to a member of the existing Chilled & Frozen commercial team going onto parental leave for a period of time, it is necessary to recruit an individual on a temporary contract to manage some of our existing retailer business contracts.  This role will be focussed on improving our profitability with the discounters across multiple product categories.  In addition, this person will also be managing Spar, given this retailer is similarly challenging for HDG from a profitability perspective.  To achieve the required level of success we are therefore looking to recruit someone who is especially commercially astute, with a good working knowledge of P&L’s down to PBIT level.  They need someone who can deliver tough messages, manage change and interface superbly across multiple functions internally.

Key Accountabilities:

Manage customer portfolio and ensure delivery of agreed targets

Sales forecasting

Attendance of site meetings

Reporting and analysis

Experience & Capabilities:

Looking for ca appropriate experience in a chilled & frozen manufacturing business.

Must be highly organised with good attention to detail and be willing to be process driven

High level of commercial acumen, including knowledge of managing a P&L down to PBIT level

Must possess excellent communication skills, both internally and externally.

Must be capable of delivering tough and perhaps unpopular messages to customers.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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