Business Development Manager – Sainsbury’s

Job title: Business Development Manager – Sainsbury’s

Company: KP Snacks

Job description: Business Development Manager – Sainsbury’s


As our Business Development Manager for Sainsbury’s, you will support the Sainsbury’s Account team in the daily management of these customers with a keen focus on the Online and Own label businesses. The role will be a combination of office-based and working from home, within the Sainsbury’s / Waitrose team and reporting directly to the Sainsbury’s Business Account Manager.

This is a great opportunity for career development with P&L accountability through the management of the Booths account.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Sainsbury’s BAM in the delivery of the full Joint Business Plans for KP snacks
  • Actively participate in the delivery of perfect store objectives in relation to range, space and feature
  • Lead the promotional planning cycle including communication with Sainsbury’s commercial and supply planning teams
  • Key internal and external contact for promo forecasting, funding and invoice queries. Working closely with our finance business partner
  • Manage the P&L, planning and implementation for Sainsbury’s online annual plan. Working closely with the Shopper Marketing Manager and external agencies
  • Close collaboration with demand planning and customer service teams to ensure an accurate customer demand signal is fed into our factories
  • Report sales performance and manage internal systems and processes to ensure all are adhered to
  • Track and report on successful launches of NPD across customers
  • Management of the Sainsbury’s Own Label business working cross-functionally with internal Retailer Brands team and wider Sainsbury’s Technical teams
  • Owning the KP Christmas plan within Sainsbury’s, covering Branded and Own Label business

The multi-award-winning culture at KP Snacks is friendly, welcoming and supportive. We encourage everyone to be the best they can be, working together to achieve great results.

The package:

££attractive base salary

Car allowance

Bonus – with a great track record of over-achievement

Healthcare & Life assurance

Flexible working

Holiday buy scheme

Lots more great, flexible benefits giving you access to offers, discounts, promotions, competitions, advice and guidance to support your mental, physical and financial wellbeing


Essential skills and experience

  • Previous FMCG sales experience
  • An entrepreneurial thinker who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Collaborative work style with strong customer focus
  • Great organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Confidence and ability to develop and present compelling sales presentations
  • PC Literate: experienced user of Excel / PowerPoint

Expected salary:

Location: Slough, Berkshire

Job date: Sat, 08 Apr 2023 07:37:57 GMT

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