Account Manager - Pouches

Location
Any UK Location
Salary
£Generous basic salary dependent on experience + up to 20% bonus + company car + pension matched to
Posted
19 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Ref
PK5670
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

£Generous basic salary dependent on experience + up to 20% bonus + company car + pension matched to 5%

Our client are a leading manufacturer of labelling products. They supply all of the top Global companies in Food, Beverage, Household and Personal categories. 

They are looking for an Account Manager, who will report to the Business Group Manager, to maximize business opportunities and turnover within the existing accounts for the exciting development of a new product line, supplying printed retort stand-up pouches & vacuum pouches in the UK. 

This is a senior level position within the company to work as a standalone to develop this new division in the UK. There is a requirement that the candidate will have sold successfully within the pouches market and will have a good technical understanding of the products as well as great commercial understanding of the market in the UK.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of the realisation of all projects within accounts
  • Identification and adequate response to opportunities
  • Relationship management and customer interaction
  • Contribute to the development of the account plan
  • Identify and implement process optimization for customers
  • Project management 6 to 1 power up, including trials and jabs
  • Building a strong network
  • Managing internal network
  • Provide input for pricing, quotations, business conditions and negotiation where applicable
  • Personal development on products, customers and markets
  • Create visit report and CRM maintenance
  • Monitoring margins and initiate corrective actions if necessary
  • Monitor customer satisfaction and initiate actions to improve

Requirements:

  • Successfully completed bachelor degree or proven experience
  • Sales and project coordination experience
  • FMCG market know-how and packaging industry experience
  • Spoken and written English at a professional level
  • Willingness to travel frequently within Europe
  • Presentation skills
  • Clearly communicate
  • Having a winners mentality
  • Empathy
  • Self-reflection
  • Displays good manners and visual appearance
  • Ability to influence opinions
  • Building, motivating, and influencing internal and external network
  • Communication on multi-functional level
  • Networking and creative thinking to detect opportunities for customers and market segments
  • Strategic, goal-oriented approach to secure company success
  • Identifying and take positive action to needs at both project and customer level
  • Performing a filter function between the organisation and the customer

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