Key Account Manager

By | 2018-04-18T15:35:21+00:00 April 18th, 2018|

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Employment type: Permanent

salary: £30,000 to £40,000
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Job Description

aspire cambridge are recruiting a Key Account Manager on behalf of our client based in Cambridge.

The customers you will be working with are many and varied delivering electronics solutions for major OEM automotive programmes.

The day to day role requires the successful candidate to be confident with the following:

  • Engage with the sales team to deliver on our clients commercial strategy
  • Acting as the main contact for specific customers, recording their requirements and deciding on appropriate actions
  • Managing customers relationships with at all levels including Director level
  • Manage customer requirements throughout the business working with specific functional areas to deliver in a coordinated, focused, structured and targeted manner
  • Use the CRM system to identify and manage a pipeline of business, growing Key Account opportunities by promoting all products and services
  • Ability to time manage and to prioritise work appropriately
  • Ability to offer a clear solution path for customers wanting to improve their vehicle performance

Skills, Qualifications and Attributes

  • An Engineering degree or equivalent experience in related engineering discipline
  • A strong knowledge of Automotive markets with a desire to generate sales and establish, build and manage strong relationships with key customers at all levels
  • Excellent commercial awareness and analysis skills
  • Experience and interest in contract negotiation, selling and deal closing
  • Enthusiasm, political astuteness and be an effective networker
  • Excellent communication, presentation and relationship management skills
  • Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice
  • A systematic and detailed approach to problem solving
  • Excellent PC skills – both for general commercial work and to demonstrate our clients products through presentations
  • Resilience and ability to thrive within a high pressure role

Start: ASAP
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hours: Full Time and Travel
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 plus bonus (last year £16,000) plus car allowance

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on 01223 855440 or apply online. Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

aspire cambridge ltd is acting as an employment agency in regards to this vacancy. Our accredited recruitment consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise across our seven specialist recruitment divisions; engineering and manufacturing, finance and accountancy, hospitality, information technology, legal and hr, office support and sales and marketing. Our ever-expanding network of client companies exceeds 3000 active organisations that we engage with on a regular basis. We have an unrivalled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it’s no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By “placing people first”.

 

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