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National Account Controller

Lead the commercial agenda within Grocery retail for this well-loved and fast-growing food brand 
  • Home Counties, London, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 80,000 - 90,000
  • Car allowance and bonus
  • Food & Drink, National Accounts, Sales
  • 7/16581/7

Our client: 

  • Well-recognised global FMCG business with strong portfolio of Brands  
  • Growth oriented and ambitious, with exceptional recent business performance 
  • Unmatched innovation capability and agility to launch into new categories  
  • As a result of business growth we are now looking for a National Account Controller to lead and manage the commercial strategy for the branded side of this growing business 

The role: 

  • Reporting straight to the Commercial Director, the National Account Controller – Grocery is a classic sales leadership role focused on owning and developing the Grocery retail channel strategy 
  • Within the role, you will lead a team of National Account Managers and National Account Executives to drive and maximise commercial opportunities for the business, maintaining strong relationships directly with key customers 
  • You will represent the brand externally and attend customer meetings where required, working closely with the own-Label team to align strategic and operational capability 
  • We are looking for individuals who are hungry & committed to making their mark; whether this is through acquiring new customers; developing existing business; or championing product development opportunities for the business 

Ideal candidate: 

  • Highly experienced in FMCG Commercial roles, ideally operating at National Account Controller level or at Senior Account Manager level 
  • Extensive experience working with Grocery retail customers, able to demonstrate understanding and key wins 
  • Driven by commercial success and to be part of a growing business 
  • Outstanding communication skills and knowledge of FMCG commercial best practices 
  • Able to operate with pace and agility and understand and utilize market and category dynamics effectively

Benefits & details:  

  • Strong package including car allowance and bonus 
  • Based 3 days per week in London office 
  • Opportunity to lead a growing team 
  • Commitment to training & development  

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 7/16581/7. Confidentiality assured. 

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Liam Stokey
Director - Consumer & RPO
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