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Account Director

Employer
Kandhu Recruitment Ltd
Location
Berkshire
Salary
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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An exciting opportunity for an Account Director to lead and grow a Key Account, taking responsibility for it commercially and ensuring delivery of quality work that meets the client's needs and addresses their business problems.



OPPORTUNITY HIGHTLIGHTSCompetitive SalaryHybrid working options



THE ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

The Account Director will have line management responsibility for 2 Account Managers and will be responsible for the commercial performance of the client, management of all commercial negotiations for existing or new services and regular review of the cost-of-service delivery. Other key responsibilities will include:Identifying opportunities to drive efficiency and improve the profitability of the service.Quoting, agreeing, and managing service delivery of new projects as agreed with the Client. Build a client partnership mentality, always seeking to consolidate connections between the client's business needsProactively look to deepen client relationships wherever possible- networking, relationship building - professional relationshipsDelivery of the service to the ClientManage the day to day running of all aspects of the service to ensure the client needs are met Take reasonable steps to ensure the process is followed by the Client and its suppliers.Weekly update meetings with the Client to discuss the status of service delivery across the business, raising concerns regarding volumes, category issues and any delays



THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

We are looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active, organised candidate who is eager to learn and thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will need the ability to make decisions and prioritise whilst keeping up communications internally as well as with the client, other stakeholders and suppliers.



The successful candidate will be a positive and pro-active commercial manager and team leader; able to understand issues and offer innovative solutions at a strategic and operational level, with the ability to drive the success of the process. Ideally the Account Director will have knowledge of the food technical and regulatory processes and ideally experience of working for a supplier to a major retailer. Understanding of the product development processes is an advantage.



The Account Director must be experienced in dealing with clients and communicating effectively across all levels of the organisation. They will have excellent diplomacy and negotiation skills.



If this Account Director role is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY! If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!



"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."



Kandhu GDPR & Privacy Policy Statement

Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database - assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.



Company

Kandhu – 14th Year in Food Sector Recruitment

At Kandhu Recruitment we like to work with people not just “computers or documents that say CV on the top of the page” and that is why we have been successfully supporting our client and candidates in the Food and Drinks Sector for nearly 14 years.

We work with all the main food businesses across the UK from Food Manufactures and Food Importers through to Food Service businesses supplying the massive Pub, Restaurant and Out of Home market place.

UK Wide recruitment and International occasionally we cover all the Core Operational and Head Office roles where a Food Business needs great people, including:

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Find Us
Telephone
01303 271367
Location
16 The Glenmore Centre
Shearway Business Park
Folkestone
CT19 4RJ
GB
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