Key Account Manager

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Worcester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

Key Account Manager

Ability to develop and build strong relationships

Automotive industry experience

Competitive salary available

An opportunity has arisen as a Key Account Manager for a reputable client of mine and you will be responsible for the independent support and strategic development of automotive customers (e.g. Jaguar-Landrover, New customers, etc.). Winning new orders is one of your core tasks through your dedicated work ethic and performance. You will make a significant contribution to the success of your company.

Key Account Manager - Role Responsibilities:

  • Acquisition of new projects and building of relationships with customers new and existing
  • Liaising with key customers and internal teams to help generate new business
  • Commercial responsibility and involvement in quotation, costing proposals aligned to the sales strategies for the short, mid and long term
  • Conducting price negotiations with customers and clients to win business
  • Being part of a wider sales structure, supporting a group sales strategy and ensuring reporting procedures are maintained for clarity and consistency
  • Developing an understanding of the market and ongoing industry to ensure the company is at the forefront of the market
  • Participation in the implementation of new technologies

Key Account Manager - Essentials / Desirables /Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years' experience in a similar role
  • 3-5 years' experience within automotive manufacturing, preferably a tier 1 business
  • Degree Level education in a transferable field i.e. engineering
  • A high level of communication and negotiation skills with proven results in sales
  • Structured working methods and a high level of commitment

Key Account Manager - Benefits:

  • We boast international environment in an exciting industry, multifaceted challenges with extensive decision-making freedom
  • We offer both personal and professional development opportunities
  • We also guarantee performance-related remuneration in line with your realisation abilities and initiative level