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National Account Manager

  • Location:

    Warwick, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jimi Matthews

  • Contact email:

    jimi@perfectplacement.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    91151

  • Published:

    about 21 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-13

  • Start date:

    ASAP

National Account Manager
Warwickshire
£40,000 + Uncapped Bonus (£65K OTE)

Our client is looking to appoint a National Accounts Manager. Within this role, you will take responsibility for the day to day management and profitable growth of the Company's product range across designated accounts with a view to developing existing accounts and introducing new products to new and existing clients.

 

We are keen to speak to people with National Account management experience ideally from a motor factor / wholesale background who are interested in this exciting opportunity with a market leader in the automotive aftermarket sector.

However, we would also like to speak to National Account Managers from other areas who feel they have the right transferable skills.

Location: Providing UK coverage you will ideally be based within one hour's drive of our head office in Warwickshire and be able to work out of head office at least 2-3 days a week.

Hours: 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday

The Role

  • Work to maintain sales & ensure profitable growth within your designated company accounts.
  • Work with the Commercial Sales Director to identify and win new business within targeted areas and target clients (Business directors and owners) alongside building and maintaining current relationships.
  • Compile & analyse data in relation to market trends, targeting agreed accounts and potential opportunities for growth. Monitor projects to conclusion & report at all stages of the process.
  • Effective management of product pricing and profit margins.
  • Ensure customer needs are met by building & maintaining excellent working relationships with purchasing staff.
  • Take ownership of pricing & promotional strategy, lead negotiations, implement promotional plans & monitor success.

 

The Candidate

Knowledge and experience

  • Experience of terms negotiation & management of account spend.
  • Experience of business to business sales.
  • Professional approach to selling and immaculate self-presentation with a trustworthy and mature approach.
  • Experience of pricing strategy and relationship management at a senior level.
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation & influencing abilities both face to face and over the telephone.
  • Strong IT literacy

Personal qualities

 

  • You must be self-motivated & able to work on your own initiative but with a strong drive and desire to further your career with the company.
  • You will have excellent time management & planning skills.
  • You will be customer-focused whilst being commercially aware of business needs.
  • You should have an engaging and likeable character.

 

Benefits

 

  • Competitive salary
  • Company vehicle
  • Mobile phone, tablet and laptop
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Competitive pension
  • Staff Discount
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to Healthcare cash plan
  • As well as many other discretionary rewards and social events

 

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