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Key Account Manager

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Kate Turnbull

  • Contact email:

    kate@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KT 28631_1530872908

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-05

  • Consultant:

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Key Account Manager

This West Midlands based company is looking for a Key Account Manager who ideally has experience within the Automotive / logistics / Transport sectors. As an exceptional relationship builder you will initially grow and maintain existing accounts and have the foresight to see potential new opportunities.

The Key Account Manager will be responsible for:

*Driving growth of the business through new customers and enhancing opportunities for existing clients
*Managing customer contracts and SLAs
*Ensuring correct KPI measures are in place
*Introducing the full range of products on offer to both existing and potential accounts
*Building and maintaining strong relationships
*Developing a deep understanding of the customers' business

The Key Account Manager will be required to:

*Win new accounts
*Develop and grow existing accounts
*Forward plan for future requirements
*Manage project activity within the customers

Previous experience required:

*Demonstrable achievements in a similar role within the logistics market
*Proven ability to grow and develop accounts
*Previously worked within a fast paced, high growth logistics environment
*New business success

Skills required for the Key Account Manager position:

*Excellent negotiation skills
*A proven ability to really understand a customer's requirements, delivering an exceptional level of customer service at all times
*A strong understanding of B2B environment
*A track record of managing multiple commercial processes and identifying solutions
*Self-motivated with a natural drive and passion
*An ability to resolve and prioritise conflicting requirements
*Customer and Service focused

The role would suit somebody who is Midlands based and willing to travel UK wide.
A competitive salary is on offer along with a car allowance and 25 days annual leave.