National Account Manager (Consumer Foods)

Posted 18 January 2023
LocationMonaghan
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupply ChainSales & Marketing
Reference9883
Contact NameLisa Egan

Job description

What you need to know

My client, in the FMCG sector is looking to recruit a National Account Manager for their facility in Co. Monaghan

Travel is a requirement for this role and a company car will be provided

You will be reporting into the Head of Consumer Foods

You will be responsible for planning and implementing company business plans, consumer insights, key business targets and negotiation of trading terms

Your new job

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Generate business plans ie. Profit-based account plans, budgets, identifying customer’s profit drivers, promotional calendars.

  • Development of trade terms

  • Manage customer brand and guidelines

  • Maintain sales profit forecasts

  • Negotiate new customer listings

  • Implement product launches

  • Merchandising support & field sales communication

  • Liaise with multi-functional teams i.e. Supply Chain/Finance/Marketing to identify business issues

  • Develop & manage customer relationships

  • Training & development

  • Responsible for own compliance with the Company’s Data Protection Policy

  • Travel is a requirement for this job and a company car will be provided 

What are we looking for?

  • At least 5 years experience of managing Multiple / Discounter Retail.

  • Preferred background FMCG sector/Food manufacturing industry

  • 3rd Level Qualification Food/Sales/Supply Chain or related discipline

  • Structured selling & major negotiation skills

  • Strong analysis & decision-making skills

  • Experience with budget plans & key cost drivers

  • Strong communication and relationship building/maintaining

  • Team development & coaching skills

  • Full clean Driving License required

Call Lisa for more information on this job on 087 405 6165

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