National Account Manager, Food Categories
Do you have a passion for food and get excited about building successful category strategies together with our customers? Do you have a positive mindset and ability to work hands-on? Right now, we are looking for a National Account Manager to join our sales team in food categories in Espoo, Finland.
As a National Account Manager you are responsible for developing and executing customer strategies and business plans together with your named customer(s). The position represents a great opportunity to work in the exciting FMCG business with the benefits of well-known brands together with our customers in Finland. You are located at our Finnish Head Office in Espoo Keilaniemi. You will manage a small team, and report to our Head of Country Sales.
Your responsibilities and tasks
You act as an ambassador for Nestlé externally and display the high levels of leadership in all dealings with the customer. Your task is to add value to our customer’s business and achieve market share gains. You are responsible for the turnover in named categories as well as for the implementation and the optimization of the category strategies within your account(s). You work in close collaboration with the Category and Customer Marketing teams as well as with the Finance support functions. You ensure that all the demand inputs from the retailer(s) are captured and integrated in our own planning processes. Simultaneously, you will lead a small sales team.
What´s it like to work in our team?
We are a dedicated, passionate, dynamic and a very tight team that work to exceed our customers' expectations. Our working culture is characterized by openness, where everyone is expected to contribute. Periodically, the work pace is high, but we always have fun together and ensure a good balance between working life and privacy. You will work both locally with your stakeholders in Finland, but you are also in tight collaboration with our Nordic colleagues.
What do we expect from you?
To succeed in your role as a National Account Manager you should have:
- 5+ years’ experience from a similar role at management level
- Good analytical skills, good negotiation skills and an open and active, positive mindset
- Independent working style while also be part of a team
- Bachelor's / Master’s degree in relevant study field
- Ability to work both in Finnish and in English
- Preferably gained experience in people management
We see that the desired area of residence lies within the capital area of Helsinki or the surrounding area as the area of operation is mostly Southern Finland.
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Are you interested?
Please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your CV and application with salary request as soon as possible, but on 10th of March 2021 the latest. If you have any questions regarding the job, please contact our Head of Country Sales, Niina Koskinen, +358 400 453 087 on 1st of March at 16.00-17.00 (EET). Please note that we will only accept applications that are sent to us via our Careers site.
We look forward to hearing from you!