Business Account Executive

Posted 21 May 2020

Greencore Group plc

London (Food Manufacturing)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Food ManufacturingRecruiter Reference:greencore/TP/64162/5587
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:Competitive

As Business Account Executive, you will be working with our Business Account Manager's supporting them in the day to day Account Management and Delivery of sustained profitable growth for our customers!

Customer collaboration is key, working across different departments including the Buying Team, Supply Chain, Quality Control and Marketing to improve the communication and relationship we have with them.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Management of day to day customer requirements to include shopper research, sampling and benchmarking sessions
  • Identifying key insights and actions internally and with the customer
  • Providing category analysis to support the customer innovation and category process
  • Validation and checking of sets of data to ensure business information is aligned (e.g. – Sales forecast)
  • Owning and delivering a schedule of reporting to capture all business requirements
  • Maintaining database of knowledge and data relating to our customer
Job Description

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing c. 11,800 colleagues across 16 manufacturing sites we supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

As the world’s largest sandwich manufacturer, Greencore Food to Go are seeking a Business Account Executive to join their Commercial team!

Not only will you be working for one of the country’s leading food manufacturers you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.

What we’re looking for

You will need to be personable with strong communication skills and have keen eye for detail with the ability to understand and interpret industry and retail data to develop commercial plans. 

Previous experience in a similar role in the FMCG sector would be advantageous 

Other key requirements: 

  • Relationship building skills: ability to build effective cross-functional relationships internally and externally, able to understand and overcome objections in order to land strong commercial plans
  • Negotiation and selling skills: Demonstrates strong negotiation skills and works effectively with the retailers’ economic model
  • Efficiency: highly organised, works at pace to meet agreed timescales, keen eye for attention to detail.
  • Passion: visible enthusiasm for products, brands and retail.
  • Business competency: strong literacy and numeracy skills, proficient user of Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
What you’ll get in return
  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.


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