Job description

The opportunity

We are currently recruiting a Key Account Manager for a flourishing Irish Business. This is an opportunity to manage some of the most exciting food brands in the Grocery Sector.

What we are looking for:

An energetic and driven successful Key Account Manager who is excited about being an integral part of growing market share and brand presence in the Irish market. You will be responsible for driving revenue growth and market share of products by:

  • Developing and nurturing the Head Office relationships with all Buyers/Warehouse ordering departments and develop links with Supply Chain, Finance & Marketing.
  • Leading the development of the sales strategy for pharmacy products in conjunction with the Account Director, establishing budgets and revenue targets to contribute to the achievement of our national sales target.
  • Providing account management of our key accounts by creating annual KAM plans and engaging with key customers and opinion leaders ensuring optimum levels of customer engagement.
  • Building customer plans to progress value and margin
  • Improving product availability, world class in-market execution and implementation of Joint Business Planning (JBP).
  • Supporting marketing initiatives to drive revenue and implementing promotional activities for each product in accordance with the relevant sales and marketing plans and providing feedback on the effectiveness of promotional materials.
  • Manage design, production and implementation of POSM materials
  • Analysing sales data and recommending actions to enhance sales including range review and NPD management
  • Being credible and a great relationship builder to enable you to influence key stakeholders

About you:

You will be the type of person who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and who pays attention to detail in your work. You will need to be a great communicator, highly numeric, resilient and have good negotiation skills.

The successful candidate should have experience of managing food/snacking brands and an understanding of the core principles of category management and the ability to utilise these in client recommendations and proposals.


  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills with a keen attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently, flexibly and with a high degree of initiative
  • Superior communication skills, written and verbal, must be fluent in English and possess great phone manner
  • Experience with JBP negotiation and proven ability to build and maintain relationships and communicate across all levels in an organisation

This is a permanent role offering a competitive salary with an immediate start.

Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.

If you do not meet the essential requirements as outlined in this advert, we regret that we are unable to process your application.