Retail Account Manager

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Agriculture, Food & Fresh Produce, Animal Health, Veterinary, Equestrian
Job type: Permanant
Salary: £ £35,000 - £38,000
Contact name: Ben Bartlett

Contact email:
Job ref: 13820LP
Published: 22 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

​NMR is a leading provider of testing and information management services in the UK cattle industry. These services verify the health, fertility and production status of GB dairy herds through a range of recording and testing services and also provide information to demonstrate the provenance of GB dairy products and fulfil the requirements of various product assurance schemes.

NMR is looking to appoint a full time Retail Account Manager to ensure that NMR Group services are aligned effectively to the needs of the retail sector and ensure that existing direct and indirect contractual arrangements are fulfilled effectively. This is a key role within the NMR Group requiring an individual with ambition, an eye for detail and experience in managing the provision of a high-quality service to corporate customers in the food sector. The role is also looking for an individual with excellent communication skills at all management levels and a good understanding of retailer objectives in terms of sourcing dairy products such that new business opportunities driven by the retail sector are identified and pursued effectively.

The role is home based with a national remit and involves working within a dynamic business development team.

Essential Key Skills:

-Excellent communication skills – both oral and written

-Excellent understanding of existing NMR/NML systems and lab processes

-Strong understanding of the GB dairy industry and factors affecting the technical performance of dairy herds

-Excellent organisational skills with an attention to detail

-Strong negotiation skills – consultative selling

-Strong IT skills – particularly data collation and presentation

-Ability to use initiative and work as both an individual and as part of a team

-Flexible approach to work hours and tasks

Key Responsibilities:

-To establish and develop effective working relationships with key contacts in the retailer community to maintain and build revenue streams through retailer driven initiatives

-To highlight to retailers the merits of NMR Group services to maximise uptake – which may include the generation of technical reports and making technical presentations

-To oversee the provision of services to retailers and take responsibility for addressing any issues in service provision that may arise

-To maintain systems to track progress in NMR Group engagement with retailer pools

-To ensure all relevant parties across NMR are aware of retailer requirements and how these can best be fulfilled using NMR systems

Working for NMR:

Working at NMR is so much more than just a job! The company and its staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality recording, testing, health and fertility services & products for cows, supporting farmers and the farming industry to make profitable production possible.

We offer a wide range of career opportunities, particularly to those who are attracted to the ever-changing and modernising farming industry. Our teams are dedicated in providing high levels of value and customer service to the industry. We do this by both retaining our existing experienced staff and by attracting and developing the next generation of farm services staff. As an employer, we are committed to providing opportunities to:

Maximise your potential contribution to the business

Be involved at every level within the business

Undertake personal and professional development

Consistently receive a good employee experience

And without doubt, you’ll be part of a caring, welcoming and friendly team, who have the ability to make a real difference.

What we can offer you:

Salary £35,000 - £38,000

Contributory company pension scheme

Share Incentive Plan

Ongoing training and development offered throughout your career with the company

If you would like to apply for this position, please forward your CV and Covering Letter to: Ben Bartlett via

Please ensure you quote the Vacancy Number 080920 in the subject of your email application.

Closing date 25th September 2020