Senior Business Account Manager (packaging chain lead)

Closing date for applications: 
30 Jul 2018 - 09:00
Salary: 
c£46k
Location: 
Banbury
Job reference code: 
922

Would you like to join WRAP and a successful team at the start of an exciting and high profile new programme – the UK Plastic Pact?

Do you want to be part of a ground-breaking initiative to help tackle the plastic waste challenge?

Would you like to use your industry expertise and knowledge to deliver a lasting environmental benefit?

If you have answered yes to the above questions, we may have just the role for you!  We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Business Account Manager to join us.  The successful post-holder will work with a portfolio of leading businesses (including some of the UK’s largest brands and packaging companies) to secure commitment, action, behaviour change and income in key areas that deliver WRAP’s environmental objectives – particularly the targets of the UK Plastics Pact.  You will secure senior management commitment and active participation in the UK Plastics Pact, catalyse business activities that deliver high impact and help embed this impact by securing business -wide changes in processes and behaviours.

In order to be successful in this role, candidates will need to demonstrate evidence of engaging leading retailers, brands, product suppliers and/or packaging convertors along the packaging chain to deliver successful impact.  Knowledge of plastic packaging and the packaging chain are also essential, as is the ability to demonstrate a variety of influencing and negotiation styles to engage businesses at all levels to secure commitment, action and income. You will need to be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or have relevant experiences which support delivery.

This is a permanent, full-time role, based at our Banbury office, with regular UK travel required.  Please refer to the job description below for further details about what the role entails and the job essentials.

WRAP welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants, regardless of religion, age, gender, disability or race.

To apply, please complete an application form and email to jobs@wrap.org.uk, enclosing your CV.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9th August 2018 at the Banbury office.

 

 

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