National Account Manager - Gateshead
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 locationsIdeal 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 conciselyAbout 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.