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Strategic Account Manager and Sector Lead

  • Job added:   31 July 2014
  • Salary :   Excellent Six Figure Salary and Bonus package, Car, Pension and Healthcare
  • Location :   South/ Midlands
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   ASKE Consulting Ltd
  • Contact :   Andrew McMillan or Emma Dineen
  • Email :   apply@askeconsulting.co.uk
  • Telephone :   01555 664166 or 01344 887536
  • Website :   www.askeconsulting.co.uk

 

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The Company

Our client is a leading player in the automotive industry providing a range of services to OEMs and NSCs.

The Role

This is a high profile and key role within the business with responsibility for a specific segment and for taking a strategic view on how the business’s proposition for a particular group of customers’ needs to develop. The role involves people management, key account management and business development as well as operating as the sector lead to continually progress and refine the suite of products, services and solutions that our clients offers. It is also essential to understand that every customer will have their own bespoke requirements that demand differing elements of our clients’ services to be brought together and delivered in specific and unique ways. Success in this role will drive a significant increase in the scale and scope of responsibility and profile leading to substantial career development opportunities.

Candidate Requirements

We are looking for a relatively rare profile of person for this role. The combination of skills, knowledge and experience needs to enable the right person to manage a small account team, in conjunction with that team be an additional key relationship presence with a small number of high profile clients, lead the business development strategy and activity to expand footprint in the sector and extension sell additional products and services to existing clients. Fundamental is the ability to strategically review our clients’ proposition, develop a clear picture of how the proposition needs to evolve and to liaise with other key colleagues in the business to make this happen.

Candidates that we shortlist will have a career background in or around automotive OEMs or NSCs and have a sound understanding of new car sales, fleet, used and aftersales as well as the interrelationships between them. They will also have a strong sales and marketing skillset, people leadership skills, and wil Candidates that we shortlist will have a career background in or around automotive OEMs or NSCs and have a sound understanding of new car sales, fleet, used and aftersales as well as the interrelationships between them. They will also have a strong sales and marketing skillset, people leadership skills, and will be considered to have high potential people in terms of their onward career progression prospects.

To be considered for this position, please email your CV and a covering letter to: apply@askeconsulting.co.uk