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Senior Business Account Manager

Location: 

High Wycombe, BKM, GB

Req ID:  3152
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

 

Senior Business Account Manager (High Street)
High Wycombe HD13 6DG
Hybrid Working Hours (2 days in Office)
6 Month Fixed Term Contract


We are Wilkinson Edgewell Personal Care – a global consumer goods business with a portfolio of over 25 brands (Wilkinson Sword, Hawaiian Tropic, Carefree, Bulldog Skincare for Men and recently acquired Jack Black… just to name a few!).   


Benefits: Competitive salary+ 15% bonus & company car, health insurance, employee assistance programme, life assurance, pension scheme, discounted Edgewell branded products, go green travel allowance, core working hours, 25 days annual leave, free beverage & snacks, sports & social club membership, casual smart dress code and a great boss! 


Let’s Talk About You
You want to own your career and you’re ready to write the next chapter of your career story: a challenging and rewarding role as a Senior Business Account Manager with an exciting focus on a major high street account (Boots Retail UK). In this role, you will be working closely with our customers to deliver budgeted sales, and gross margin. You will be solely responsible for the P&L of your accounts and have the autonomy to design and deliver your account plans. 


Let’s Get Down To Business
Reporting to the Head of Sales for North West Europe, you will be part of a diverse sales department and will work closely with the wider Sales, Category and Marketing teams. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced senior sales professional to be responsible for the planning and delivery of growth plans in 2023. The role demands a great deal of commercial acumen, project involvement and reviewing crucial data, so is ideal for someone who enjoys managing a variety of tasks whilst keeping close to the details and numbers. The position has responsibility of one direct report (Business Account Executive). 


Show Us What You’ve Got
You will have National Account/Business Account Management experience with UK high street or grocery retailers, or similar skills gained within a global commercial or FMCG business.
In this role, it is important that you can work autonomously, flexibly and collaboratively with individuals and teams. Professional experience is important. But it’s paramount you share our values and belief in ‘challenge to win’.
 
Here’s what we are looking for: 
•    Significant experience of account management (Business Account, National Account or similar)
•    Experience within Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry
•    Experience working with major UK retailers (Grocery or High Street)
•    Ability to demonstrate excellent account management skills (previous experience P&L responsibility, promotional planning)
•    Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
•    People management experience
 
Now Take The Next Step
If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply online and upload an up to date CV along with your salary expectations.

 

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.