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Business Account Manager

Posted over 1 year ago by Acre
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Benefits
Sector Food / Manufacturing
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Acre is working with a leading Non-Profit organisation that is re-inventing how we design, produce and sell products, to identify a Business Account Manager (BAM).Reporting into the Programme Area Manager for Business Engagement, the ideal candidate will build and maintain relationships with the largest food and drink sector businesses. This will be achieved by securing commitment and helping to deliver actions from the organisation's corporate partners through establishing positive, deep working relationships.Core responsibilities:Maintain close working relationships with partners to identify and catalyse programme-specific plans and initiatives, directly delivering the work with stakeholdersBroker links and provide coordination to other teams and colleagues who may be engaged with stakeholders within your portfolioResearch and recruit signatories to the voluntary agreements, campaigns and initiatives whilst securing financial contributions where requiredIdentify and embed resource efficiency initiatives and prevent waste in stakeholders' supply chain and with their consumersKeep up-to-date with relevant market knowledge, developments and trends across the industryThe successful candidate will be the key point of contact for a number of the UK's leading food and drink retailers and manufactures. You will ensure that the main environmental challenges that face the food and drink industry are addressed through implementing and embedding changes into their supply chains.Skills and capabilities:Ability and credibility to work with retailer and manufacturer teams to advise and facilitate on changes to practiceSkilled in influencing and negotiating, combined with the ability to problem solveEducated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline with awareness of environmental drivers and circular economy issues in the business sectorProven ability to engage and influence stakeholders to deliver outcome based targetsDemonstrable evidence of experience within the sector and/or its supply chainThis position will give you the chance to tackle challenges that organisations cannot address on their own and support leading food and drink retailers in driving resource efficiency throughout their business.

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Acre's aim is to help create a better economy by uniting people and businesses bound by strong social and environmental values. The market leader in sustainability recruitment for over a decade, A...

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