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Senior National Account Manager – Waitrose

Join a leading chilled food business working on Waitrose Private Label.
  • Home Counties, London, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Highly competitive
  • Car or allowance, bonus, pension & health
  • Food & Drink, Consumer Goods, National Accounts, Sales
  • 8/15476/7

Our client:

  • Leading private label chilled / fresh foods supplier
  • Award-winning business with a highly ethical approach towards manufacturing, employees and customer relationships
  • Operating across major UK grocery retailers, discounters, convenience, independents and foodservice channels


The role:

  • As Senior National Account Manager you would be fully accountable for managing the Waitrose relationship; driving forward the customer’s vision and plan across the cross-functional team
  • Building on a solid platform and established relationship, they are now looking for a dynamic Senior National Account Manager to play a pivotal role in strategically developing the Waitrose account further within some challenging market conditions
  • You would hold full JBP and P&L accountability


Ideal candidate:

  • As a fairly lean operation we need individuals that are category-focused and strong, leading cross-functional teams to ensure success
  • You will have at least 4 years’ Account Manager experience, ideally within a chilled or fresh foods manufacturer
  • Can demonstrate development of strong customer relationships
  • Strong and holistic P&L understanding incorporating costings, margins, negotiation, forecasting, project management, promotions and understanding of impact of decisions
  • Listens, understands & responds to customers’ needs
  • The role will involve cross functional team working therefore the ability to successfully develop and maintain relationships by adopting a collaborative working style is crucial
  • Passionate about working within the food industry – this role suits foodies!
  • Eager to learn and develop!


Benefits & details:

  • £55-65k (Experience dependant) plus car or allowance
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Healthcare


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 8/15476/7. Confidentiality assured.


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Stewart Wilson
Director - London
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Stewart Wilson or use the form to apply below.

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Stewart Wilson
Director - London
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Stewart Wilson or use the form to apply below.

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