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Food Advisory Key Account Manager


Salary : £29,000 To £33,000
Location :
Job type : Permanent

Job Description

We have an excellent new opportunity for a Food Client Key Account Manager to join our global organisation. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for managing key customer requirements, while liaising with technical staff and offer a portfolio of service solutions. Whilst primarily responsible for accounts focused on food activity, the Key Account Manager (KAM) ensures that all relevant services are promoted to their clients, while growing yearly sales through an ever-increasing portfolio of clients.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:-
Technical background in EU and UK Label legislation, microbiological requirements of the food industry, Technical specification reviews, and the Relevant EU and UK food legislation.
Knowledge and relevant experience of food laboratory environments.
Significant and relevant experience of food safety auditing
Knowledge of international account management
Experience of working under own initiative and planning and prioritising workloads
Detailed knowledge of Food industry including; supply chain issues, legislation, inspection, testing and audit programmes.
Extensive, customer facing, account management experience.
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to develop good working relationships with people at all levels
IT literate, competent in the use of MS Office applications, plus capable of learning bespoke SGS systems
Educated to first-degree level or relevant experience
Knowledge of current UK consumer market issues, standards and regulations
Experience of team leadership
Knowledge of the retail supply chain and/or the manufacturing industry
Proven, successful sales track record

In the first instance, please forward your CV and full benefits package to Nadia French