Senior Key Account Manager - Upfield

Senior Key Account Manager

Would you like to take the further development of business in the Belgium market to the next level? The term "entrepreneur mindset" is not a foreign word for you? Does the successful management of major retailers and the implementation of growth strategies fill you with energy? Then you can use your knowledge and skills as a Senior Key Account Manager Discounters Belgium for a company that is the market leader in the field of plant-based and is leading the trend towards plant-based food worldwide! 


Location: Brussels, Belgium

Hybrid working: 


About the position

We are currently looking for a Senior Key Account Manager to join our Retail Sales team in our Brussels office, who will directly report to the Country Lead 

As Account Manager at Upfield you will have an exciting opportunity to own your customer plans and build strong customer relationships in order to grow our business. You will be accountable for developing and delivering a win-win customer strategy and customer business plan through the best integration of the Upfield strategy and your customer’s strategy in line with the business objectives set. You will aim to grow the business of the customer through our products in order to achieve our growth & profit business targets, and to grow our business ahead of the market.

In terms of responsibilities, you will establish and build great win-win relationship between Upfield and its retail customers. Securing profitable sales growth in a triple win mindset (consumer, retailer and Upfield) won't have any secret for you. You will continuously follow up, evaluate and optimize the business with your customers.

In this role, you will also demonstrate and apply our category and consumer understanding at our key customers. You will develop Joint-Business-Plans for your customers with the greatest growth potential and will work in cross-category teams with marketing, category management, supply chain and finance to drive business performance. As Senior Key Account Manager Retail, you will secure great launches and distribution buildup of new products. Last but not least, you will provide customer understanding to the entire business.

Our great and well-known brands, the exciting journey of plant-based products and the effect the reduction of carbon footprint brings to the world, will provide a great challenge and development of the company and our employees. Working with us gives you opportunity to grow and learn every day in an entrepreneurial team set up.

So, what does it take to be successful in this role?

You have a Master's degree or equivalent by experience, a degree in economics is an asset as well as proven track record as account manager in a retail environment.

You're ambitious and hands-on, you have an entrepreneurial mindset and a customer focused attitude combined with strong negotiating skills. You're able to work both independently and as a team member.

In this role, you need to have good understanding of business financials (P&L, value chain) and analytical skills. You also need to have great communication and presentation skills, and you need to be fluent in Dutch, French and English.

What’s next

If this position sounds interesting please hit the apply button now! If you have additional questions you can send me, Alice, a text message to: +31 627202168. 

We understand your resume might not be up to date, apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to build an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements which are stated in the description, we really encourage you to apply anyways. You might just be the right candidate for this role or other roles.   

We would like to receive your application asand the first stage of the process will be a Video interview with myself 

Alice Graca, Talent Acquisition Specialist

Upfield is an employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and equal opportunities for all. We recruit based only on values, qualifications, performance, skills, behaviours, experience, and knowledge. We ensure job advertisements are free from unintentional bias.

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