Technique Recruitment Solutions

Job Title: National Account Manager
Location; Diss
Salary: £40-45k

National Account Manager

My client are the UK’s leading duck supplier, the company has grown and expanded to areas across the UK.
Due to exciting growth & team restructure this year they are looking to expand their retail sales team and have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic National Account Manager.

The role is based at Diss, Suffolk, although will be required to visit our retail customers at various locations across the UK.

Your role will be to develop and drive forward a group of retail national accounts for our well-known branded poultry products as well as retail own label products, strategic promotional and range planning, data sharing, category development and long-term/ joint business planning.

The role will include collaborative project work alongside Marketing, NPD, Technical and Planning departments and day to day contact with retail buyers and regular meetings.

Salary range from £40,000 – £45,000 per year, dependent on experience

We are looking for someone with previous account management experience at a national account level, as retail account experience would be ideal, experience managing branded and own label products (beneficial but not essential), poultry industry experience would be a benefit to the candidate not essential.

Management of largest customers, with P&L detail
Create and provide forecasting and sales analysis to relevant departments
Negotiation of pricing, margins and shelf positioning
Support the brand image and values in store

IT Literate, especially the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
Strong selling & negotiation skills
Effective time management
The ability to develop strong commercial propositions
Able to work efficiently on your own
Good teamwork & Communication skills

Laptop & Mobile Phone to be provided. Benefits package dependent on experience, including private healthcare, workplace pension, company car and a company performance related bonus.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a small team, but fast paced business in an extremely innovative sector.

Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist engineering recruitment company based in Norfolk

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