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Senior key account manager

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2 Sep 2022
Senior Key accounts manager/Food retail Excellent opportunity for a technical coordinator within a consumer testing laboratory. Kenton Black is a recruitment partner to a global food testing laboratory who are looking for a senior key account manager to join their team in Wolverhampton. This role will focus on managing and all food retail accounts. This is a permanent role paying competitive salary, car allowance and bonus. This role can be a hybrid role. Key responsibilities Main point of contact for all key accounts and responsible for managing all key food retail accounts Responsible for managing a team of 5 people that includes technical and non-technical teams Responsible for providing coaching and development to junior staff Responsible for understanding each customer s risks and opportunities by creating customer account plants Responsible for fully understanding retail market, trends and market analysis which allows to increase prospective customer base Responsible for understanding food testing services provided by the laboratory Responsible for implementing sales strategies to attract new customers Responsible for owning all commercial sales from the managed retail accounts and raise the bar in terms of attention to detail, structure and the service offered to the customer base to maximise its full potential. Requirements Degree in Science or equivalent is preferred but not essential Excellent experience in key account management for large food retail accounts Experience in people management Excellent experience in working within food manufacturing or food retail sector Experience in dealing with customer queries and issue resolution. Proven experience in working to and exceeding targets Strong technical or laboratory skills and practices Extensive experience in engaging directly with high profile customers including customer meetings
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  • Job Reference: 702848113-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Kenton Black
    Kenton Black
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent