Account Manager Job with Visa Sponsorship

February 20, 2023
£35 - £40 / year

Job Description

Job description

Snapshot of a position

Sector of the economy: Nestlé Professional

Manager of Buying Groups Accounts

Field-based position serving the South of England (London, South East, South West, and Wales), with occasional travel to our Gatwick office as needed by the company (1-2 days per month).

Salary of between £35,000 and £40,000, depending on experience, with a car, a bonus, and other wonderful advantages

Although this is a full-time permanent position, we are always willing to talk about an individual’s needs for flexible working arrangements. Please contact us during the recruitment process to discuss how this might work for you.

Position Summary

Notwithstanding the possibility that we are biased, we think the Nestlé Sales team is an excellent and distinctive place to work. We have an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager to join our Buying Group team at Nestlé Professional and lead, manage, and grow a portfolio of key Buying Group Customers, driving performance of the Buying Group wholesalers, and providing strategic analytical support to the Business Team lead. This is due to some exciting business wins as well as additional opportunities.

In this high-profile position, you will have the chance to advance our outstanding food and beverage portfolio, which includes pertinent solutions for all significant foodservice industries. With our Garden Gourmet Foodservice line, you will also play a significant part in advancing and expanding the newly emerging and quickly expanding Plant Based sector.

A little about who we are:

Our business-to-business food service division, Nestlé Professional (NP), focuses on the OOH solutions market. NP is an ambitious growth engine for Nestlé and performs successfully in a significant market. The team’s goal is to encourage growth in our partners by offering branded, innovative solutions that aid in the expansion of our customers’ businesses, ultimately boosting traffic and their profit.

A day in the life of an account manager….

In your capacity as Account Manager, you will be directly responsible for implementing the Purchasing Group strategy in target customers along with RTM Field Sales and Beverage & Food CBUs.

Your key responsibilitiess will include:

● Deliver important business goals and increase wholesaler/buying group customer sales in accordance with the buying groups’ plan.

● Create joint business plans and investment strategies for customers.

● Promote penetration and other business development strategies across the NP portfolio in accordance with the Purchasing Group strategy, strategic priorities, and regional market peculiarities.

● Develop a solid activation (including digital) and customer plan in collaboration with the Activation team to provide value to the customer execution.

● In order to accomplish company goals, evaluate the performance of key stakeholders, including customers, and devise corrective or accelerating actions.

● Assist the creation and implementation of foodservice category strategies.

● Provide customer feedback and use channels to input categories to drive the Larger, Bolder, and Better innovation and renovation needed to win.

● Work closely with the Field Sales team to ensure that the Buying Group strategy is carried out within RTM. Assist the RTM Field Sales teams as needed to promote growth in the top channels delivered by RTM.

What Will You Need to Succeed?

You must be passionate, tenacious, results-oriented, and enjoy working in a highly stimulating environment if you want to be successful. You should also have a ton of excellent sales experience under your belt.

The following abilities & experience will also be present in you:

● A track record of successful sales in the FMCG and foodservice industries

● An advantage would be having experience managing buying groups and wholesalers.

● successfully achieving KPIs, particularly in terms of top-line and bottom-line business results

● Developed Customer Key Account management skills that are centered on advancing Joint Business strategies in a top-to-bottom manner between the Customer and a Nestlé Professional

● The capacity to “connect the dots,” analyze large amounts of data, and derive insights from analysis to create strategies to seize opportunities

● Knowing how Supply, Category, Finance, and Sales interact

● the capacity to inspire and work with multidisciplinary teams

● Building relationships with all key decision-makers is successful.

Nestlé: why?

We are fostering a culture where everyone feels like they belong, can succeed, and are a part of the Nestlé Sales Team. People should feel free to be themselves, to take big risks, and to think that their best is yet to come.

We’ll actively urge you to work on our Category Development teams and in a variety of other areas to obtain diverse experience. We want our employees to have unmatched sales careers that might take them to senior positions in the UK and other markets by virtue of their breadth and depth of expertise.

You may completely realize your full potential, whatever that might entail for you, with the help of our sector-leading eBusiness and Sales Academy, which train you in all facets of eCommerce, customer and category management.

We will offer great benefits that you’d expect from a company the size of Nestlé, including a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus program, flexible working program, 25 days of vacation time plus bank holidays plus up to an additional 12 days of flex leave, bank holiday exchange, competitive pension scheme, and much more. We will also provide support and coaching to help you develop yourself in your career and as an individual.

What You Need To Know

Please don’t wait to submit your application; we will be reviewing and interviewing people as they apply, and we occasionally end job postings early if we receive enough applications.

Date of job posting: January 30, 2023

Job posting deadline is February 13, 2023.

Respect for our workers, customers, and consumers is at the heart of Nestlé’s core principles. Because of this, we place a high value on promoting diversity and inclusion. When we value diverse viewpoints and give everyone the chance to shine, we can think in fresh, original ways that advance and improve our company. As we believe that everyone deserves the same opportunities, we may gather pertinent information for monitoring purposes during the candidate registration process. Everyone else is taken, so be yourself!

Right to work in the UK

Successful candidates will be expected to provide proof of their permission to work in the UK prior to beginning employment, in accordance with Home Office guidance. So, during the hiring process, the chosen candidate must be able to show that they have the legal right to work in the UK. According to our evaluation, this position may qualify for sponsorship through the skilled worker route. We may be able to offer sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in accordance with the Home Office rules if you do not currently have the legal authorization to work in the UK and are unable to obtain it independently.

Before submitting a job application, we advise you to check the UK Home Office guidelines to make sure you fit the requirements for the Skilled Worker route and that you are aware of the immigration fees you would be liable for when filing a visa application. If you need sponsorship, please let us know throughout the application process.