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Commercial Manager / Senior National Account Manager:- Soft Drinks

Food and Drink Permanent
Home-based National Roles : Located Midlands
REF 882089
Basic Salary circa £70,000

The Role

A superb Commercial Manager role has become available with a leading manufacturer of private label and branded soft drinks.

This fantastic position will involve managing and developing a portfolio of major UK retail accounts, including a top 4 grocer, as well as strategically developing new business opportunities.

You will be fully responsible for maintaining strong customer relationships with your accounts, working closely with production and logistics teams internally to ensure that all service levels are met, creating a strategic business plan to grow business with both new and existing clients, developing and implementing JBP’s, working with customers and R&D team on development of new private label lines, negotiating pricing, monitoring competitor activity & market trends and achieving the agreed targets across your accounts.

Successful applicants will need recent experience within a Senior National Account Manager / Commercial Manager FMCG position, selling high volume food or drink into major UK retailers, including a top 4 grocer.

The Company

My client is a multi-national provider of a range of branded and private label soft drinks. They are an innovative company who invest heavily in R&D and production ensuring they provide their clients and the consumer with the best possible products. Over recent years they have experienced fantastic success in the UK market and are now looking to recruit a Commercial Manager / Senior National Account Manager to help continue to drive the business forward. Excellent career development opportunities are available for successful people.

  • Recent Commercial Management / Senior National Account Management experience within the FMCG sector ideally within Food or Drink.
  • Experience in selling high volume products to top 4 grocers.
  • Experience of selling branded and private label products highly advantageous.
  • Proven, successful track record in delivering sales growth.
  • Good commercial acumen.
  • Excellent communicator who can deal effectively with people across all levels.
  • Strong negotiator.
  • Strategic business planning skills.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach.
  • Ambitious with strong drive and desire to be successful.
Salary:Basic Salary circa £70,000
Benefits:Bonus, Car or Car Allowance, Phone, Laptop, Pension, Healthcare

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large volume of applications received we are unable to discuss individual applications.
If you have not heard from us within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful.

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