National Account Coordinator

Basingstoke, Hampshire | Ref: BBBH33475


National Account Co-ordinator - Foodbuy/Compass


Competitive Salary

Role Profile

Cast UK are working in partnership with Bunzl Catering Supplies, the leading distributor of disposables, packaging and hygiene solutions to the hospitality and catering, public sector, education, and healthcare. The business is witnessing continued growth across their operations by the successful attraction of new customers and the development of existing accounts.

Due to the continued growth of the business, Bunzl are looking to recruit a National Account Sector Co-ordinator who will be working alongside one of Bunzl Caterings most prestigious accounts. This role is an exciting opportunity to join the Foodbuy/Compass team to deliver and achieve sales growth targets.

The role requires a person who is very structured, organised and administrative by nature and calls for someone who is systematic and has the ability to concentrate on multiple activities. The role is extremely fast paced and involves working closely with internal departments such as purchasing, call centre, operations, stock control alongside suppliers and the Foodbuy/Compass clients daily.

Key Responsibilities

  • Run regular reports for customers and internal team, analyse data to assist in decision making
  • Product sourcing with purchasing department, new product listing, coding/matching new prospects, bespoke product management, manage samples and all products quotations
  • Co-ordinate roll-outs and opening orders schedules with other departments
  • Liaise with call centre on a regular basis and assist in resolution of account specific queries
  • Effective housekeeping of customer price files and EDI credit and reinvoicing process, alongside keeping up to date customer order forms and Epsys/FBOL catalogues
  • Support a calendar of Foodbuy/Compass events including Wimbledon, Jockey Club, Goodwood etc.
  • Bring a sense of urgency to situations, demonstrate an active approach, be willing to get involved in order to increase the pace and achieve goals and objectives.
  • Build relationships with core manufacturers and liaise with them on opportunities.
  • Knowledge of customers' financial and contractual agreement.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Effective numeracy, literacy, and word processing skills (GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above or equivalent).
  • Excellent Administration skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel.
  • Commercially astute and able to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to work autonomously

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