Key Account Manager

West Midlands £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012903

A worldwide car parts distribution company is looking for a UK & European Key Account Manager. The company has customers in automotive, PSV, rail, off-highway and defence industries as well as speciality manufacturing, with a strong emphasis on remanufacturing and refurbishment to OE specification.


Commutable from: Coventry, Stratford upon Avon, Rugby, Leamington, Warwick.

Salary: £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a.


The Role
The Key Account Manager will:

Generate sales predominantly in the UK and Europe in line with the aims and objectives of the company`s business plan.
Ensure successful and timely delivery of products/services to customers according to their requirements.
Identify opportunities primarily in the UK and Europe and incorporate into the growth and development.
Manage customer enquiries/complaints and conflicts efficiently and effectively.
Prepare reports of sales metrics over a specified period of time – monthly, quarterly, and yearly.
Write proposals and business plans for securing business opportunities predominantly in the UK and Europe.
Create and develop new UK and Europe business opportunities.
Develop strategies for UK and Europe profit growth.
Negotiate business opportunities and contracts with new UK and European customers.
Assist in developing company`s marketing strategy, and also assist its execution.
Hold regular sales development meetings to help progress the offer in line with budget expectations.


The Candidate
The Key Account Manager will hold:

Several years proven experience in a similar role
Holds or willing to work towards HNC/Degree in Sales & Marketing or equivalent
Technical awareness and knowledge of the products and services offered.
Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular).
Proven experience to work as part of a Senior Management team.
Knowledge of QHSE Legislation.
Excellent detail to methodical problem-solving.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task.
Excellent time management skills.
Willingness to travel within the UK and Overseas.
Strong negotiating skills.
Ability to work without supervision
Displays a positive attitude towards work, and the aims and objectives of the company.


For more information about the role of Key Account Manager, please send your CV to Rachel Barton by applying online.
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