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Senior Account Manager - Beverages (home-based)

Requisition ID 43566
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-VP2
Posting Type LI


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

As a Senior Account Manager, your role is to manage selected partner customers, primarily but not only in the Refreshing, Nutritional, and Plant Based Beverages End Use Markets, as well as Infant Nutrition.

This role can be home based.

Key responsibilities

  • Leverage the many sales tools and business enablers at your disposal, in order to effectively convey the Kerry value proposition for the relevant EUM and technology
  • Effectively promote the Kerry product collections and identify and present opportunities for profitable new developments
  • Manage and develop a pipeline of new business opportunities in order to grow business revenue, margin and market share
  • Effectively collaborate with internal colleagues across all departments, to ensure appropriate resources for all projects
  • Develop a deep understanding of the categories in which Kerry operates, key manufacturers supplying them, the competitive mix and regulatory framework.
  • Create and implement key account plans in alignment with internal stakeholders and in partnership with the customer.
  • Strive to be our customer’s most valued partner by putting them at the centre of everything we do, thereby ensuring excellent service and sustainable growth
  • Deliver above market growth in line with country, region and Group aspirations

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum degree level qualification, ideally in the field of business, agribusiness or food science.
  • Previous experience in food ingredients with a strong preference for expertise in flavours systems and knowledge of the Beverage EUMs in France.
  • Proven ability to develop strong customer relationships and sustainable growth.
  • Experience of working in matrix organisations, where collaborating with internal stakeholders is key to managing projects
  • Fluent French and English essential

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