Date posted: 17/10/2017

Job Details

  • Reference No.RW/075
  • DepartmentNational Accounts
  • Hours per Week37.5
  • LocationHomebased
  • Grade10
  • Reporting toGavin Squires, Business Development Controller
  • Closing Date04/03/2019 12:00 am
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National Account Manager – Homebased

The National Accounts department is split into sectors, concentrating on specific market arenas and National Accounts work across all trading divisions within our business.

Reporting to, and supported by the Business Development Controller for Education, the successful applicant will manage a portfolio of Education customers focussing on LEA’s and Contract Caterers specialising in Education.

To be successful in this role, you will need the following skills and attributes:

  • Proven account manager with excellent track record of client management, ideally with demonstrable working knowledge of the Education marketplace
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook
  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Have excellent presentation and communication skills and be able to communicate at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Decisive, assertive and persuasive in your communications internally and externally
  • High commercial awareness

You will be innovative and demonstrate originality and creativity in solving problems and meeting the needs of the client and the sector. You will have the ability to develop and communicate sound commercial arguments, and have a thorough understanding of the cost drivers and their impact on both the Company and the specific client’s needs.

A full driving licence is a prerequisite as there will be a requirement for travel throughout the country at different times, plus overnight accommodation as and when required.


Pension, 25 days holiday pa, private healthcare, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discount, company car (job requirement)


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at any Bidfood depot, or send your CV with a covering letter, (please specify), including the reference RW/075 to: Gavin Squires –

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