National Account Controller

       City of London             

Job Description

National Account Controller
6 figure package
This new vacancy offers a fantastic opportunity for a senior commercial professional to join a business that thrives on being at the forefront of their categories, developing and launching products and going above and beyond expectations and targets. This award-winning FMCG business is passionate about their work, and prides itself on being driven by an exceptional rate of innovation.
You must have a track record in developing growth strategies and drive category vision ensuring all functions work closely together to achieve the company’s goals. The business unit will work with both branded and own labels products so experience of both would be advantageous to ensure you are successful in the role and help develop your team.
The successful candidate will have the following criteria:
Proven track record of P&L management, budget delivery and growth momentum
Successful Account Management and leadership experience gained in FMCG markets within a commercially oriented blue-chip environment
Currently working at Senior Sales / National Account Controller level - additional functional experience, preferably in Marketing, Trade Marketing and/or Finance is an advantage
Proven track record of budget delivery and growth momentum in one or more major multiple or health & beauty retailer
Demonstrate financial and commercial acumen and strategic thinking, be analytical and creative
Strong leadership skills, an energetic management style and well developed coaching skills
Strong influencing / negotiation expertise
High profile role, with proven experience of influencing Managers at senior management level
You must already be operating at Sales Controller/Team Leader level in a Tier 1/Blue chip FMCG company in the UK to be considered.