National Account Manager - Maternity Cover, Open to flexibility

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Location
Manchester, North West England
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Ref
SAL008002
Role
Sales

National Account Manager - Maternity Cover, Open to flexibility

Grow with us as a National Account Manager on the Kellogg Sales Team – where we believe in your success.  Engage with us through your leadership role by executing strategic customer planning and delivering the targeted Kellogg's indicators for financial periods. Set targets on input/output KPI's and Internal/External KPI's and build a strategic partnership with customers to enable delivery of the Kellogg's plan for the short and long term.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

  • Deliver quarterly and annual objectives vs budget & vs financial targets
  • Deliver annual internal input targets on category vision, assortment, distribution, pricing, visibility, promotional plan, trade strategy, supply chain, etc.
  • Develop accurate volume forecasts with the customer and input into S&OP process to ensure robust forecast accuracy.  Accountable for ensuring alignment to the S&OP process and managing the Risks & Opportunities for the account through to execution
  • Lead the customer relationship including the creation and management of annual plans and building the business for long term mutual benefit
  • Be the voice of the customer internally and champion what's needed to win in the customer. Work cross functionally with other teams (Commercial Strategy, Category Management, Marketing) and relevant others internally to develop solutions and create plans to win.
  • Ensure all aspects of administration and stewardship internally and with the customer are accurate and timely

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

  • Sales experience in the Food Service Channel
  • Experience working within an braded FMCG business
  • Good communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to work well across functions both internally and externally

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

Additional information:

  • Office based role with frequent travelling within the UK
  •  A need to stay away overnight on occasion
  •  A need to be flexible with hours where necessary

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Kellogg is proud to offer employees true flexibility: our people benefit from flexi-time and flexi-leave (this could mean an extra 6 days per year!), childcare vouchers through our award winning CornFlex benefits system and many other great flexible options. We are happy to talk about your flexibility needs during the recruitment process. We’re not just a flexible company, we’re a family.  

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Primary Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Sep 9, 2017, 9:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No