National Account Manager

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National Account Manager

National Account Manager Alexander Steele are working in partnership with an award-winning food manufacturer. The business produces high quality products, that are sold into major retailers, QSR’s and food service establishments. The Role: National Account Manager for valuable major retail customer. The role heads up the customer, managing promotions, new product launches, forecasting, range reviews and more. Responsibilities: • Liaise with NPD department to innovate new ideas to maximise new market opportunities. • Oversee and complete all the relevant plans and promotional activity for the customer. • Oversee the arrangements for the set-up any new product launches and ensure that all components are correct in advance of first production. • Provision of weekly forecast –v- actual reports for all internal parties. • Negotiate pricing and distribute to internal and external parties. • Undertake range reviews and provide a comprehensive range analysis to improve sales within the department. • Work in a cross functional team, co-ordinating category plans and liaising with category/marketing; product development; supply chain and Technical. • Provision of weekly report to the customer on ‘week-to-date’ sales and additional opportunities. • Carry out weekly bench marking activities and carry out a monthly gap analysis to improve the range. • To understand the category and the current market position in comparison to other retailers and discounters. • Undertake any other ad-hoc requests from internal management or the customer. The successful candidate will have: - • Experience in a similar role working within a food manufacturing environment supplying a top retail customer. Ideally chilled foods. • The role requires travel and visits to the customer, various stores, and sites, so a full clean Driving License is essential. • Proficiency in the use of MS Office is essential. • Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential • An ambitious, customer focused team player, highly flexible, motivated, and proactive. • Show strong leadership and management skills whilst acting in a Professional manner at all times. What’s on offer: Up to £60k + car allow + 20% bonus + benefits If you are interested in hearing more about it this position, please contact Greg at greg.carroll@alexandersteele.com By applying for this role, you are agreeing to be registered with us in accordance to our T&C’s/Privacy Policy.