Business Account Manager - Coffee

  • Job Reference: 209987621-2
  • Date Posted: 30 December 2020
  • Recruiter: Greencore
  • Location: Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales, Buying, Food Technology, Manufacturing & Supply Chain
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

As an Account Manager, you will be responsible for the management, motivation and development of the trading partnership between Greencore and the specified customer base whilst developing and delivering sustained profitable growth. Responsibilities will include:

Create and execute customer specific account plans by using trends and insight to maximise sales value and profitability through a business plan approach
Identify and develop, in line with customer requirements, new business opportunities within the division and maximise the benefits for both parties through the development, negotiation and delivery of joint business plans
Establish, develop and maintain close working long term relationship with key customers, building market and competitor knowledge to identify and proactively satisfy customer requirements; develop and act on potential new business opportunities
Work proactively with the category, PD and commercial finance team to develop a product offer that improves sales and margin taking into account shopper and financial insight
Proactively challenge the business way of working to help develop and drive positive change throughout the business and within the customer partnershipJob DescriptionYou may not have heard of us, but we're sure you've tried our products. We're a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK's food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Here at Manton Wood, we have a team of around 1,700 colleagues. We produce sandwiches and wraps for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Co-op, Asda, Morrisons, Boots, Aldi and Lidl.

Our Manton Wood site has a gym, restaurant with hot food and a staff shop available to all our colleagues.

What we're looking for We are looking for individuals with account management experience in the food service sector.

Degree calibre
Broad knowledge of the convenience food market
Previous account management experience or a background in buying
People management skillsIf this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary and job-related benefits
Holidays
Pension up to 8% matched
Company share save scheme
Greencore Qualifications
Exclusive Greencore employee discount platformThroughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career