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SENIOR KEY ACCOUNT/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

  • Job added:   17 May 2017
  • Location :   Midlands/South
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   BASF plc
  • Contact :   Ingrid Newton
  • Email :   Ingrid.newton@basf.com

BASF plc is looking for a top flight Senior Account Manager to drive new business and further develop existing relationships at Vehicle Manufacturer level for its Automotive Refinish Division.

We are looking for a confident, energetic and outgoing person with at least five years industry experience in sales/key account management and the drive and determination to succeed. You must have benefited from a good education with a minimum of A/O level in Maths and English, a business degree or equivalent qualification.

This exciting position demands automotive industry knowledge and a proven track record of developing new business, therefore we expect you to be an excellent communicator to be highly self-motivated and have the necessary skill sets, including the effective negotiating skills with tenders and commissions, required to excel in this demanding industry.

We expect you to provide effective leadership to motivate the Key Account Management team to develop the customer base throughout the dealer networks and approved bodyshops. You will report directly to the Head of Business UK and Ireland.

In return, you can expect an excellent salary together with a company vehicle, plus all the benefits you would expect of the world’s largest chemical company. BASF plc’s headquarters is based in Cheadle, though ideally you will be located in the Midlands or the South, enabling easy access to the leading Vehicle Manufacturers.

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