National Account Manager

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Job Type: Contract
Specialisation: Bouw
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH2614_1641991807
Contact: Chris Wethered
Email: email Chris
Our manufacturing client needs several National Account Managers with experience of category management. You will be developing partnerships through longer term strategic joint business planning. You can be based anywhere in the UK with an office in Berkshire.

This is a challenging environment, expect a dynamic and fast paced market offering exciting opportunities to add value to partners' categories and drive growth.

Requirements of National Account Manager

*Highly driven individual capable of working under pressure
*Desire and ability to drive growth programmes that accelerate beyond the market rate
*Confidence and competency to make complex business decisions
*Ability to collaborate within a multidiscipline team internally and externally
*Innovative thinker and problem solver
*Experience in driving collaborative partnerships in a Retail environment
*Capable of working independently with self-discipline and motivation

Skills required

*Track record of success within an FMCG Retail account management setting, delivering business growth and new business development (sales and gross margins through a profitable mix).
*Building annual joint business plans collaboratively with customers to maximise growth.
*Understanding of retail category management principles and application in influencing ranging decisions.
*Excellent commercial negotiation skills.
*Excellent influencing skills both internally and externally, up and down the organisation
*Strong opportunity pipeline creation and management skills (Sales Force CRM system)
*Displays total account management; cost to serve, supporting cash receivables and inventory planning.
*Demonstrates ability to lead project teams for effective outcomes
*Ability to facilitate and encourage key relationships with Customers throughout the organisation in Marketing, Supply Chain, Operations, Accounts Receivables, Customer Service and at Director level.
*Challenger and Hunter mentality; Ability to work under pressure, bring a positive 'can-do' attitude and seek out new business development opportunities with tenacity.

Our manufacturing client needs several National Account Managers with experience of category management. You will be developing partnerships through longer term strategic joint business planning. You can be based anywhere in the UK with an office in Berkshire.