Brakes Group

Regional Account Manager

Home Based
16 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Brakes Group
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Regional Account Manager
The areas to be covered will be: South
Summary: Accountable for maximising sales and margins within the Regional group and key independent accounts
Come and join the number one food service company in the country¬Ö
With a turnover of over £2.6bn, Brakes Group is a leading supplier to the foodservice industry in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden. The group comprises a family of specialist businesses which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs, including their very successful own brand ranges developed specifically for chefs.
The key accountabilities and responsibilities of this role are:

- To grow sales and margin of key customers.
- To expand database of regional and key accounts
- New account generation

Key skills will include:

- Excellent sales and negotiation skills
- Driving strategic growth through engagement with wider sales team

- Good planning and organisation skills
- The ability to work calmly under pressure
- Strong relationship builder
- Identifying and converting new sales leads
- Strong influencing skills
- Strong communication skills
- Spearheading cross-functional ways of working with Group colleagues

- Enthusiastic with a can do attitude

Key Measurements:

- Sales to Budget against Last Years performance by Customer
- Margins to Budget against Last Years performance by Customer

The Business
Employing over 10,000 people, the group supplies a diverse customer base, which includes, independent pubs, restaurants and hotels, schools, hospitals, contract caterers and well known national chains. Brakes Group has developed a clear customer focus and a strong understanding of the needs of the foodservice sector providing innovative products and services and is committed to improving both the environment and the communities it serves. Brakes Group operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.