National Account Manager

Description

We are seeking to recruit a high calibre National Account Manager who will be responsible for establishing a strong key customer relationship to ensure sales and profitability targets are met. Reporting to the Senior Commercial Manager this position will play an integral part developing existing and future sales within the company. 

THE ROLE
  • Building a strong integrated relationship with a key retail customer and their associated departments, incorporating regular visits to the customers head office
  • Liaise with NPD department to innovate new ideas to maximise new market opportunities
  • Oversee and complete all the relevant plans and promotional activity for the customer
  • Oversee the arrangements for the set up of any new product launches and ensure that all components are correct in advance of first production
  • Provision of weekly forecast vs actual reports for all internal parties
  • Negotiate pricing and distribute to internal and external parties
  • Undertake range reviews and provide a comprehensive range analysis to improve sales within the department
  • Work in a cross functional team, co-ordinating category plans and liaising with category/marketing; product development; supply chain and technical
  • Provision of weekly report to the customer on week to date sales and additional opportunities
  • Carry out weekly bench marking activities and carry out a monthly gap analysis to improve the range
  • To understand the category and the current market position in comparison to other retailers and discounters
  • Undertake any other ad hoc requests from internal management or the customer

 

THE PERSON
  • Ideally, 3 years’ experience in a similar role working within a manufacturing environment supplying a top retail customer
  • The role requires travel and visits to the customer, various stores, and Dunbia Group sites, so a full clean driving license is essential
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office is essential
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential
  • An ambitious, customer focused team player, highly flexible, motivated, and proactive
  • Show strong leadership and management skills whilst acting in a professional manner at all times

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email crosshandshr@dunbia.com with details on how you meet the above criteria.