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Senior National Account Manager - Waitrose - Private Label

Salary: ££55-65 - £Plus Car or Allowance Bonus, Pension & Healthcare

Leading private label supplier with strong ethical approach actively recruiting a Senior National Account Manager for Waitrose!

Company Name Confidential
West London Based, United Kingdom
Category Food and Drink
Job Type Full-time
Area/s Home Counties, London, South East
Consultant Stewart Wilson
Reference Number 8/15476/7


Leading private label supplier with strong ethical approach actively recruiting a Senior National Account Manager!


  • Senior National Account Manager - Waitrose
  • Fresh Foods – Private Label
  • Office based in West London
  • £55-65k (Experience dependant) plus car or allowance, bonus and strong benefits


An exciting Senior National Account Manager opportunity has arisen for a leading private label chilled / fresh foods supplier to manage Waitrose. This award-winning business has an highly ethical approach towards manufacturing, employees and customer relationships. They operate across major UK grocery retailers, Discounters, Convenience, Independents and Foodservice channels and are currently looking for a Senior National Account Manager to join them to lead this key strategic customer for them.


As Senior National Account Manager you would be fully accountable for managing the relationship; driving forward the customers vision and plan across the cross functional team; hold full JBP and P&L accountability. Building on a solid platform and relationship, they are now looking for a dynamic Senior National Account Manager to play a pivotal role in strategically developing the account further within some challenging market conditions.


As a fairly lean operation and we need individuals that are category-focused and strong leading cross-functional teams to ensure success. This Senior National Account Manager position is perfect if you’re looking to be heavily integrated into a customer and enjoy operating within chilled foods. Our ideal successful candidate profile:

  • You will have at least 4 years Account Manager experience, ideally within a chilled or fresh foods manufacturer
  • With a holistic understanding of commercial decisions on the P&L and impact on the wider business
  • You can demonstrate you have developed strong customer relationships
  • Has strong P&L understanding incorporating costings, margins, negotiation, forecasting, project management, promotions and understanding of impact of decisions
  • Listens, understands & responds to customers’ needs
  • The role will involve cross functional team working therefore the ability to successfully develop and maintain relationships by adopting a collaborative working style is crucial.
  • Passionate about working within the food industry – suits foodies!
  • Eager to learn and develop!


This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about progressing their career within National Accounts within a leading private label food business. Please send your CV to recruitment@workwithseven.com quoting reference 8/15476/7. Confidentiality assured.


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