The job title

Senior National Account Manager - Top 4 mult

St Albans
Contract Type
Full time
Salary
£competitve
Department
Sales
Job Type
Full time
Start Date
Mar 1 2021 12:00AM

Package: Competitive salary, car allowance, company performance related bonus (paid out the last 4 years), 25 days holiday (plus option to buy an extra 5 days), single private healthcare cover plus many more great benefits.

 

 

So, who Are Burton’s Biscuits?

We are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Paterson Shortbread, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

 

‘We are a more successful and fun place to work when people feel free to be themselves’

 

At Burton’s we believe in the power of being authentic and being able to ‘Be Yourself’.

Understanding our customers is crucial to our success, so having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers is vital.

 

As a business we are committed to the continuous improvement of diversity and equality in the workplace and we welcome talented individuals from all backgrounds who share our Pride and Passion for Baking Great Biscuits and snacks.

 

Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture a number of sweet & savoury snacks across Mars, Cathedral City & Marmite branded products. We also have several key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector and our proud of the amazing biscuits we bake for our customers and consumers.

 

Burton’s Biscuits are owned by a Private Equity Owned business Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP or Teachers for short) and form part of their c.$200 B Net Assets portfolio.   Working in partnership with Teachers, has allowed Burtons Biscuits to become a forward thinking and progressive business.

 

In order to ensure we can continue to make fantastic biscuits, and to help us on this amazing journey, we are proud to announce that in 2019 we completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s, also in 2019 we acquired Scottish bakers Paterson Arran. This increases our baking capabilities across a number of new sweet and savoury categories.

 

As a result, we now have 6 bakery sites across the UK, located in Blackpool, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset, Isle of Arran and Llantarnam, with our head office in St Albans.   In total we employ circa 2,000 people around across our locations.

 


 What are we all about? 
 Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.
 
 We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us? 

 

About the Opportunity…

You will take the lead on one of top 4 Mults accounts, in which we work across branded and private label. Looking after a portfolio worth circa £50 million, you’ll play a key role in driving new opportunities across the sweet & savoury biscuit category, along with gaining new listings through NPD. 

 

Don’t worry, you won’t have to do all this yourself, you will form part of a great team looking after one specific leading customer. Plus we have a great Innovation, R&D and Category & Insights teams.

 

What are the key ingredients…

You will need to have experience leading on a top 4 mult account and ideally with some direct line management responsibility as you will have 1 direct report, experience within the food sector is key as you will be in charge of a full P&L, you’ll need to have experience of looking after your own numbers including forecasting & promotions.

 

Ability & experience in driving NPD to leverage new opportunities and gain new listings within stores. Able to interpret key category & insights data, to ensure the account is driven in the right direction both internally & externally, to do this you will need to have strong influencing, negotiating and presentation skills.

 

It is highly desirable to have experience & knowledge of both branded and Private Label.

 

 

If you are looking for a new challenge in a fun, fast paced and progressive business then we have the opportunity for you!!

 

If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.