National Account Manager. Grocery. Fresh Produce

Posted 16 March by We Are SSG

National Account Manager. FMCG. Fresh Produce

Grocery

Kent

Highly competitive salary and benefits package

Scout & Maven are proud to be partnering with one of the UK’s most rapidly expanding growers and suppliers of speciality fresh produce. As industry leaders they are continuously investing in yield and quality technology as well as their state of the art glasshouse capacity. Servicing the Top 4 Grocery retailers, they are unrivalled by their reputation for service and quality.

The company culture is built around "right values" and is one of respect and empowerment for all which results in a high level of employee retention.

A rare opportunity has arisen within the commercial team to join this unique organisation as a National Account Manager.

Job Role;

To drive and manage key customer relations, interfacing with a top retailer. The idea candidate will be a positive, engaging individual who is keen to grow business in line with key strategic plans and the company’s values, maximising every opportunity to benefit the business, allowing sales and profits to blossom

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver sales and beat financial targets
  • Deliver keys business results and achieve key performance indicators relating to cost control, customer service and business growth aspirations.
  • Review processes to ensure that service always meets the expectations of our customers.
  • Proactively identify and manage the delivery of the commercial strategies and optimise the financial targets with each customer as set by the board.
  • Negotiate new business and maintain existing arrangements achieving the most favourable terms and conditions.
  • Research the market to anticipate change and keep ahead of competitors
  • Identify new opportunities, concepts, and ideas to ensure that the board is appraised of the latest innovations and business opportunities with a view to profit maximisation.
  • Develop and foster good working relationships with all other internal business functions.

Background, skills, and experience

  • A proven record of accomplishment of profitable sales success and business growth within the fresh food sector ideally covering retail customers
  • Experience of dealing with Top 4 Leading retailers is essential, ideally Tesco
  • Strong relationship-building skills with both internal functions and external customers
  • Understands the sector and is capable of finding ways to influence its success
  • Well organised and delivers results +with drive, enthusiasm, and commitment

Personal Qualities

  • Customer care focused
  • Positive and motivated
  • High levels of personal and professional Integrity
  • High achieving, focused and target driven
  • Excellent all-round communication skills, both oral and written
  • A self-starter who can is determined to succeed.

If you are currently a National Account Manager or Junior NAM looking for an excellent career move, and you fit the brief above we need to have a conversation!

to develop and expand and we face all our challenges with a 'can do' and 'nobody tries harder' attitude.

continues to develop and expand and we face all our challenges with a 'can do' and 'nobody tries harder' attitude.

Required skills

  • FMCG
  • Food Industry
  • National Accounts
  • Fresh Produce
  • Grocery

Application questions

Do you have recent commercial experience with the Fresh Produce sector?
Do you have commercial experience dealing with one or all of Top 4 retailers?

Reference: 34704250

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