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(Home office) Account Manager - Food & Beverage

Requisition ID: 51482 
Position Type: FT Fixed Term 
Workplace Arrangement:   

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

We are currently looking for an Account Manager to join the team for a FTC of 1 year.

The person can be based either in the UK or in Ireland.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage stakeholder groups within one or more customers
  • Achievement of sales budget and target on an annual basis
  • Responsible for ensuring all price and commercial agreements are agreed with customers and aligned to Kerry strategies and fully implemented with the customer
  • Responsible for driving availability and customer orders as well as Kerry service levels (order fulfillment through to accounts received)
  • Actively work with Demand Planning to ensure that the customer sales forecast is accurately reflected in the business sales forecast
  • Creating integrated plans that deliver the strategy Supporting brand execution
  • Accountable for customer performance, ensuring JBP is a working document bought into by all stakeholders and reflects and achieves sales, profit & brand objectives for Kerry
  • Responsible for expert knowledge of their customer, its competitors and the market they operate in
  • Responsible for the planning and development of customer promotions
  • Accountable for the creation and maintenance of customer business plans (JBP’s)
  • Responsible for the negotiation and delivery of the targeted customer trade rate for all activities
  • Responsible for delivering accurate forecast working with demand planning

What do you need to be successful?

  • Previous experience in a food and beverage sales environment 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Knowledge of the food industry 
  • Third level degree qualified

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

Recruiter: #LI-VP2 
Posting Type: LI 

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