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Senior Account Manager - Packaging - Food Industry

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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Shiva Davoodi

  • Contact email:

    shiva@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14172/001_1622730521

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER - PACKAGING - FOOD INDUSTRY - £60,000 - £70,000 + BENEFITS - NORTH LONDON/ REMOTE

I've partnered with one of the most successful supply chains outsourcing companies, operating within the food industry to recruit a Senior Account Manager to support their key account in North London. The client is known for providing 'fast-food' with a real emphasis on quality to over 38,000 customers across 100 countries, and have done particularly well during the pandemic, owing to the additional use of delivery options.

The Senior Account Manager will operate on client site, managing all the packaging requirements of the account, whilst also leading and developing a team including an account manager and account executive. The role identification of opportunities to cross sell business solutions and services, taking responsibility for the implementation of new wins in the packaging space.

Senior Account Manager key responsibilities:

  • The key focus is to oversee the management of packaging-related projects, on time and within budget

  • To act as main point of contact for the client and provide an exceptional service, particularly within the supply chain/ operations teams.

  • End to end project management of packaging projects - brief to production to launch.

  • Producing market adults, presenting design ideas to clients and ensuring high quality systems

Senior Account Manager key requirements:

  • Minimum of five years' proven experience within a customer facing role

  • Experience working within a supply chain/ procurement role (ideally within packaging/ manufacturing)

  • Quality Assurance experience (beneficial)

  • Packaging project management experience

This role will be based in North London 2-3 days per week on client site and from home the rest of the week.

For more information, or to apply - please send a copy of your current CV to shiva@pod-talent.com

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