Key Account Manager

Recruiter
Owen Daniels
Location
Newton Solney
Posted
27 Jul 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Key Account Manager

Summary:

Our client is a privately owned medium sized company, specialising in development and manufacture of systems for the automotive sector. Our client have a strategic plan to develop new business with OEMs across the world; this recruitment is to further strengthen the current OE sales department. Your responsibilities as a Key Accounts Manager include the management and positive development of key accounts in order to maximise the profitability of the company, whilst fostering an effective and commercially robust business relationship.

Key Account Manager

Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the line manager create a business development plan
  • Prepare annual sales budget and provide regular sales forecast
  • Manage existing accounts and developing new opportunities
  • Engage in strategic discussion with line manager to identify new products
  • Manage account pricing and maximise gross margin
  • Ensure the value proposition of the company’s products and services is used to optimise price and gross margin
  • Attend industry networking events
  • Report progress monthly

Key Account Manager

Previous Experience:

  • Minimum three years’ experience in account management in automotive/truck/off-road equipment market

Personal Qualities:

  • Able to liaise and communicate effectively with people at all levels and work within a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Confident, self-motivated, enthusiastic, conscientious and reliable
  • Able to work under pressure and adapt to and organise changing priorities
  • Able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Be pragmatic and voracious, do what you commit to
  • Additional language skills desirable but not necessary

Key Account Manager

Additional Information

  • 39 hour working week
  • Holidays - 24 working days holiday plus statutory days. Holiday allowance increases by one day per complete calendar year to a maximum of 29
  • We operate a Group Personal Pension Scheme which you will be eligible to join after 3 months continuous service, if you are under the age of 75, and are a UK resident
  • Death in service life assurance to the value of three times your annual basic salary whilst employed by the company