National Account Executive

Kerry Foods Group
05 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Are you looking for your next career move into a fast paced thriving business? Here at Kerry Foods we are looking for a talented and capable National Account Executive to join the Cooked Meats team based in Egham, Surrey . About Kerry Foods Here at Kerry Foods we lead the way in manufacturing and marketing chilled foods that delight consumers across the UK, Ireland and international markets. As well as creating the finest customer-branded chilled foods, we also own an impressive stable of our own household name brands, from Cheestrings, Yollies, Denny and Dairygold to Mattessons, Wall's and Richmond sausages. We operate within the foodservice, convenience and e-tail sectors and supply into many restaurants including Wetherspoons, Nandos and Busaba Eathai. We have 6,000 people working across 14 manufacturing sites, as well as a number of commercial bases throughout the UK and Ireland, and together we drive a business with an annual turnover of €1.5 billion. Our open minded and forward-looking culture empowers our people to use their passion, skills and customer-centric focus to build on this success, driving our ambitious growth strategy, and ensuring we delight the tastes of tomorrow. The culture at Kerry is what really makes it a special place to work. We are an extremely entrepreneurial business with little process and red tape. We look for people who will live and breathe our values and who will thrive working in a role where you can really make a difference. The successful National Account Executive will be working in our Own Label (non branded) Cooked Meats team where our high quality products are located in both deli counters and the traditional isle. You will be working, with the support of the National Account Manager, on one of the leading grocery accounts where you will have the opportunity to make a real difference. With the support of the NAM, the job of the National Account Executive is to win in the market by delivering elements of the sales plan. You will work closely with our customers, aligned to the commercial strategy through a collaborative approach, to ensure both parties needs are met and that we are driving the financial performance of Kerry Foods. This job is based Egham, Surrey , however will work closely with our factories across the UK and Ireland as well as with our customers. There will be a fair amount of travel involved in the role and we are looking for someone who is flexible and mobile, happy to be out and about at least once a week. Working on a complex and dynamic part of the business, the successful National Account Executive will have the opportunity to take real ownership in their role. Alongside the traditional NAE duties of working with the data and analysis, you will be given the opportunity to take on sizable parts of the business, be customer facing and work autonomously. This role plays an integral part of the Meats team and will offer the successful applicant the opportunity to a high profile team within Kerry Foods. You will be a real team player who is able to work closely with the cross functional team as well as closely with our customers. There is clear career progression within this role and we are looking for a talented candidate who is ready to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in The successful National Account Executive will hold a Degree (or equivalent) and will have the following: Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to interpret both internal and external data Strong numeracy with a good understanding of business drivers A track record within FMCG with an understanding of sales and national accounts is preferred Ability to communicate and build relationships both internally and externally You will be a team player with the ability to influence at peer level and above You will be a true foodie, passionate about working for a leading food business So if you're looking to build a lasting career within an 'Open Minded' company that allows it's people to take 'Ownership' of everything they do, Kerry Foods needs you Come and join us and help us be 'Better Together.' Whilst experience is important, finding the right person who will live and breathe our Kerry Values is something we are extremely passionate about. Kerry Foods hasn't been built on luck. We've got to where we are today by being ' Courageous' , 'On It' and 'Forward Looking.' This job was originally posted as

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