Senior National Accounts Manager - Grocery

Blue Spark
London (Greater)
Closing date
10 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

Our client is a successful and entrepreneurial food brand within the chilled sector who produces high quality and innovative products for their major retail customers. Highly regarded and recognised, this premium brand are now seeking an ambitious Senior National Account Manager- Grocery to join their dynamic team in this challenging role.

The Role

Reporting into the Grocery Controller, you’ll be managing your own retail accounts and developing both new and existing business opportunities within the premium end of the food industry. You’ll be responsible for creating and delivering business plans across multiple accounts within the UK retail market whilst being the main contact for your customers, developing and maintaining effective relationships in order to sustain and grow business. You’ll help maximise range and distribution and launch transformational and innovative products.  

Other accountabilities will include accurate forecasting across the product portfolio, price negotiation and planning, full P&L responsibility and budgeting as well as elements of category management and marketing. You’ll also work cross functionally with Supply Chain, Operations, Brand & Shopper marketing teams and use your extensive retail and product knowledge to influence key decision makers and drive business forward.

The Candidate

For this role you will be an experienced National Account Manager looking to enhance your commercial career further in this fast paced and challenging, customer focused role. You’ll have previous experience of working within a chilled food manufacturing environment managing top 5 UK Grocery customers. To succeed in this role you must be passionate about food with a close attention to detail and be well practiced at building strong relationships with a high profile customer base. You must have first class communication and organisational skills with the ability to inspire and lead other dynamic & passionate individuals.

If you are a commercially engaged self–starter with a relentless desire for growth then apply now or get in touch with Kimia to find out more – Tel: 0345 2600 737 or email us at,

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom

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