Business Account Manager

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
11 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Hovis Limited is a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business currently operated by The Gores Group as part of a stand-alone joint venture. The Company was created in April 2014 to help release new investment to upgrade its operational infrastructure and reinvigorate the Hovis brand, building on its rich heritage. Nish Kankiwala our new CEO brings a wealth of commercial and marketing experience from previous roles with Unilever, Pepsico and Burger King.  He has been an integral part of the business for the past 2 years and has recently taken over as CEO. 

We have a really exciting opportunity for a Business Account Manager to help sustain & plan a strategy with a key client. In this role you will drive profitable growth and work with the customer through a collaborative process .Working with key branded and Own Label customer in Hovis and we are enjoying good performance, there is huge scope to grow this business and our relationship to a key strategic partner

This is an extremely important role in delivering success for our key client  for Hovis and will be a great opportunity for the right person to develop their career in FMCG.


Having ownership of range, distribution, space, mechandising, cost price, promotions, forecasting, NPD, instore activation, compliance. Management of field sales activity via 3rd Party – CPM
sales tracking and reporting / score carding.

You will be an experienced National Account Manager with grocery management in classic FMCG
•    Commercial acumen & analytical - Excel / PowerPoint
•    Ability to build relationships internally and externally
•    Proven successes – result orientated
•    Negotiation experience
•    Strong prioritisation and organisational skills
•    Eager to develop your career
•    Understanding own personal style and ability to flex
•    Demonstration of value adding activity

Reporting to the Business Unit Controller

Please apply by the closing date Thursday 10th November,2016

You must have right to work in the UK to apply for this role.