Sales / Key Account Manager

Bonus + Car Allowance
22 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Sales / Key Account Manager Permanent £ Market leading salary Automotive Electronics Derbyshire On offer is the chance to further your career within a genuine market leading company that houses some of the most interesting engineering projects in the country. You may be looking for a step up in responsibilities or just to join a company can offer great career prospects and the opportunity to work within a great environment. High-end technology, market leading business, great salary and benefits. Main Purpose of Role Responsible for business and relationship development between Customers and the company The KAM leads, or is part of, a Customer Focus team consisting of a Lead engineer and a Program Manager and coordinates all activities defined by the team with other functional groups such as quality, logistics, engineering, finance and manufacturing The primary goal of the position is to grow Revenue and Profit with the Key Account(s) and be passionate, accountable and take ownership for all aspects of the business with the Key Account(s) Define, execute and lead the Key Account strategy with the CFT Team. Must be in-line with overall finance, product and manufacturing goals. To retain current business, identify and win new business opportunities leading to revenue and profit growth within the account(s). Build strong customer relationships between KA and the Key Account functions such as, Purchasing, Engineering, Quality and Logistic. Skills, Knowledge, Experience Second language (such as French, German or Italian) would be an advantage, but not essential. Technical Electronics qualification such as Economic Masters or Bachelor Degree is essential, although a mechanical engineering qualification would be an advantage. Technical and/or Economic master or bachelor degree 5 Years minimum Sales and/or Program Management Experience in Automotive Industry Technical Background, ideally in Automotive Seat and/or Seat Comfort products Ability to manage and influence a cross functional team with indirect authority Proven Intercultural competence Entrepreneurial, results-oriented professional who has demonstrated success in building a business where product development, marketing and financing provide unique growth opportunities in a Global marketplace. Significant experience in providing business commercial strategy direction in a highly competitive environment. Exceptional interpersonal communication skills (verbal, written, presentation). Solid Negotiator Structured Approach to Account Management Excellent presentation skills Leadership Capabilities Able to travel and be effective in a variety of business cultures Results oriented for both short and long term objectives Hands-on, team player with the ability to perform successfully in a dynamic, demanding environment Strong intellect with instinctive business skills This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of one of the most forward thinking companies in the UK and to further develop your skills. If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with you up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to nicholas(dot)watson(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk This job was originally posted as