National Account Manager - Gateshead

Paying up to £53k dependent on experience
09 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
Miss Gaynor Beech
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Account Manager to join our high profile contract. You will be responsible for the Catering, Security and Cleaning across 5 sites across the UK.

As the Account Manager you will be developing and leading a team of 4 direct reports, across the 5 sites ranging from Gateshead, Westhoughton Basingstoke, Overton and Bath

The Account Manager will manage the contractual relationships in a commercial manner ensuring compliance and company policies are adhered to. You will drive food service and innovation, ensuring to exceed new and existing customer and commercial requirements.

We are looking for a strategic Manager who is an experienced innovator who can demonstrate how they have delivered for the client and kept the clients business and our services at the cutting edge of excellent service.

Main responsibilities

    Development of strategic client relationships with all stakeholders

    Effective communication to a broad spectrum of client and internal colleagues

    Deliver budgetary profit and achieve targets set

    Plan and implement the strategy of growth and retention of new and existing business in each sector through the development of long term account plans

    Full accountability for the development of the service offer, design and operational scope of service delivery

    All service streams are operating under due diligence and respective H&S standards

    Delivery of quarterly business reviews, monthly & HSE meetings

    Chair and attend project meetings as required

    Previous experience of leading a team to drive change and transform catering services across a number of different locations

Ideal candidate

    Experience gained in a high end corporate environment with direct responsibility for culinary provision/delivery and client support services

    Strong acumen in H&S, with focus around silver standard audits, allergens and food safety, with a proven track record of achieving 5* food hygiene ratings

    Financial responsibility of high turnover contracts with direct P&L responsibility

    Experience of leading and managing teams to deliver results

    Track record of growing sales and retaining business

    Excellent client communications skills with the ability to present information formally and concisely

About the company

14forty, is part of Compass Group PLC, a world-leading food and support services company. We specialise in providing food and a range of support services across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Defence, Offshore & Remote, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

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