Account Manager - Packaging

1st Executive
North London
GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum + bonus and package
27 Sep 2018
27 Oct 2018
Sheila Harris
Specialist Area
Category management
Contract Type
Full Time

Account Manager - Packaging

Our client is a Major Global FMCG Brand who are now seeking a customer focussed individual to ensure the packaging category is effectively managed and in alignment with the global packaging category strategy.

Key responsibilities:

Lead all local packaging projects with the support of the central team and supplier base.

Ensure packaging value is constantly delivered to the markets and to identify business opportunities to enhance the business service scope.

Manage a team of 2 Account managers with responsibility for seamless execution of all promotional packaging initiatives, and graphic changes.

Develop an account plan to best meet customer needs and increase value in UK & Ireland, market.

Build strong relationships with the key stakeholders internally and externally in markets

Understand and proactively support customer business strategies.

Regularly review and challenge processes, and execute in full alignment with the account and the Packaging organisation


Lead the execution of the agreed market packaging plans and initiatives, packaging projects and proactively suggests packaging and process solutions to the market

Ensure all product change initiatives

Facilitate and meet customer requirements

Regularly monitor and review financial performance in line with business targets and develop appropriate action plans.

Develop and execute go to market strategies to support business growth

Person specification:

Minimum 5 years of proven business experience in customer facing role preferably account management with direct reports

Good understanding of the printing or/and packaging industry requirements

Excellent project management skills

Packaging services, marketing or agency background

Experience of operating within a fast-paced Supply chain environment

Project management experience in managing artwork through to final production

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