National Account Manager

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1409332/97108
  • Date Posted: 30 December 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £50,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

As National Account Manager for one of our most prestigious contracts, you will have overall accountability for a number of sites nationwide.  You will be travelling nationwide to ensure sites are meeting all SLA agreed with the client. You will develop and lead a team of direct reports within this contract nationally, your focus will be to provide exceptional service to our clients and customers at all times. You will manage client and contractual relationships in a commercial manner, ensuring compliance and company policies are adhered to. You will drive foodservice and innovation, and support service solutions that exceed new and existing customer requirements.

What we'll give:
  • £50,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:
  • Multi-unit contract catering/catering business experience a must
  • Essential to have experience managing turnover in £million plus
  • Ability to take complex business issues or initiatives and apply creative problem solving or strategies for timely implementation
  • Ability to effectively communicate, motivate and interact with all levels within the organisation
  • Strong passion for great food and hospitality
  • A proven track record as an innovative and financially responsible manager
  • A proven track record of leadership
  • Proven industry contacts and relationships that can be leveraged in networking and recruitment of other team members
  • Proven ability to enhance profitability, sustainability and creativity across all channels in alignment with business strategy
  • Proven coaching and teaching skills with peers, individuals, and teams
  • Ability to speak and present effectively in a group setting
  • Maintain a positive attitude under pressure and motivate team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment
Who we are:

Founded in New York 59 years ago, Restaurant Associates brings high quality employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK's leading workplaces. We believe in the power of food and drink to bring people together, whether in a restaurant or speciality café, to inspire them to do great things at work.

Our food is crafted onsite by passionate people using the best ingredients and we know that a balanced, plant focused, natural, fresh and sustainable menu will increase the productivity of our customers and keep them motivated and happy whilst at work.

We provide amazing food, create inviting spaces, and develop engaging environments that inspire, motivate and unite our customers.