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National Account Manager – Sainsbury’s & Morrisons

Join a fiercely ambitious branded and private label food manufacturer as a Grocery National Account Manager.
  • Home based, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Highly competitive
  • plus car allowance, bonus opportunity, pension & medical
  • Food & Drink, National Accounts, Sales
  • 8/15695/7

Grocery National Account Manager roles for a fiercely ambitious branded and private label food manufacturer!


Our client:

  • Fiercely ambitious foods business that want to capture more of the UK market and build even stronger brands, customer relationships, championing excellence throughout the category.
  • Their brand holds number 1 status within their category and the business has been very active in the last 2 years bringing new brands and innovation to market
  • Offers power & scale of large International food group, but operates as independent UK operation with agility of small business; with a committed team and a fun, family orientated and straight forward culture
  • Strong track record of developing talent and progressing people through the organisation, which has resulted in this exciting National Account Manager – Grocery role where you will be responsible for Sainsbury’s & Morrisons.


The role:

  • Take on a strategic and operational responsibility of Sainsbury’s & Morrisons with full P&L responsibility
  • Build strong customer partnerships and create mutually agreed and beneficial Joint Business Plans
  • Network across multiple buying points and levels to lead the delivery of the UK Branded agenda but also champion Private Label development opportunities within each retailer
  • To manage sales investment expenditure to budget, shape and challenge promotional plans
  • Deliver sales, trade spend and profit targets


Ideal candidate:

  • You will have experienced at least 2 trading cycles for a Top 4 retailer whether as Lead Account Manager or within a larger Customer team managing a product area or Retailer format
  • Ideally you will have branded FMCG background & training along with some experience of Private Label
  • Ability to demonstrate strong selling and negotiation skills with a proven track record of growing an account
  • Strong commercial acumen to enable development of strong commercial propositions
  • A hunger and determination to progress your career.


Benefits & details:

  • This is a home-based role with c2 per week in a South East Head Office with the rest WFH or in customer
  • Salary is dependent on experience with car or allowance, strong bonus opportunity, pension and private medical
  • Commitment to training & development


With a brilliant culture that focuses on support and progression, this is an excellent opportunity to propel your career. Please apply, quoting reference 8/15695/7. Confidentiality assured.


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Stewart Wilson
Director - London
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Stewart Wilson or use the form to apply below.

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Stewart Wilson
Director - London
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Stewart Wilson or use the form to apply below.

Apply Now