Retail Account Manager

Hertfordshire

£55-£75k depending on experience plus bonus and benefits

Clayton Hill
Head of Commercial & Marketing
E: clayton@theovalpartnership.co.uk
T: 07393 766220
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Our Client is a large UK food supplier & importer who also provide services in product innovation, supply chain co-ordination & quality assurance.

 

They are currently looking for an experienced Retail Account Manager to be primarily responsible for the Commercial Management of the retail account including sales, project management, relationship building, pricing, sales analysis and account building.

 

                               

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be the first point of contact for all commercial queries raised by retail account
  • Full P/L responsibility for the account
  • Drive new opportunities and business growth
  • Maintain active working relationships with relevant personnel, provide support and advice where required
  • To attend where possible all NPD sessions and be up to date with all projects and discussions concerning the retail account
  • Work with the NPD team to produce and manage critical paths for all new products and projects defining timelines and effective lines of responsibility for all tasks
  • Work closely with the NPD team to provide support for all presentations and ensure indicative prices and market data are provided as part of the presentation
  • Provide key information such as briefs, volumes and timeframes to the commercial team in order or them to provide accurate pricing
  • Manage stocks where applicable
  • Understand sales forecasts, actual figures and promotional activity
  • To liaise with Technical Team to actively manage, assess root cause and close out complaints
  • To complete an quarterly reviews of the retail business including sales, profits, new products and future targets
  • To carry out product and range reviews to ensure we maintain an accurate database of products relevant to our business used across retail account
  • Proactively pursue and develop new business with retail account and other retail and food service customers
  • To carry out any other duties commensurate with your role as assigned by the Company Directors

If you would like to find out more about this role please get in touch for more information or apply today with your CV.