National Account Controller - Retail

Employer
LCR International
Location
NW London
Salary
£Competitive
Closing date
10 Dec 2021

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Category
Sales/Commercial, Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

National Account Controller - Retail

Location: Greater London (NW)

Fresh Produce / Prepared Foods

As a leading fresh food business in the UK, this growing organisation have several international locations and are currently in a phase of rapid growth. They supply the retail, wholesale, and food service sectors throughout the UK, and have many long-standing customer relationships.

Due to recent success, they now require a National Account Controller with previous experience in the fresh produce or chilled prepared sectors, to manage a small commercial team.

The role is responsible to lead, develop and deliver commercial relationships with some of the UKs major multiples.

Brand management is an important aspect of the role, focused on increasing sales through the creation and development of sustainable marketing plans and achievement of budgeted KPI’s.

This is a fast-paced and exciting environment, where you will not only be focused on the customer accounts, but also having daily contact with various departments including procurement, technical, quality, and the farms.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing a commercial team in a fresh produce or fresh prepared environment.

The Person

  • Extensive experience of working within the UK fresh produce industry.
  • A strong track record of chilled category management.
  • Agriculture and Agronomic understanding.
  • International experience – logistics, cultural and motivational understanding.
  • An understanding of BRC, Leaf, TNC, Global Gap, ETI  and Organics as required.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to act independently
  • Advanced skills in MS Office

Applicants at National Account Manager level also considered.

The salary and package are negotiable but will include a bonus and car allowance.

Company

LCR International helps you to take your business to the next level by introducing the world’s best fresh produce professionals – locally and internationally – to your teams.

From vegetable exporters to chilled salad manufacturers, we recruit for Middle Management to Senior positions across all functions including Operations, Technical, Sales, Procurement, Marketing, HR and Finance. 

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