Account Manager

Milton Keynes
From £18,720 to £18,720 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
To apply for this role you will have a Degree (likely to be based around Business, Economics, Finance, Social Sciences or Management) The Account Manager will be the primary point of contact providing operational support to the client. The Account Manager will be responsible for managing the end to end procurement process, ensuring all targets and SLA’s are met. The role will require the Account Manager to engage with the Client Contract Manager as well as individual hiring managers on a day to day basis, in order to provide support and assistance throughout the transaction process. This role requires the individual to build strong relationships with the client, offering support and training. The Account Manager will be able to analyse and interpret data, and present it to the client in a factual and compelling manner. It will be necessary for the Account Manager to be proficient in Microsoft Excel, working off spreadsheets and creating charts to emphasise the commercial position. The Account Manager must be flexible and adaptable with the capacity to work independently. An ability to multi-task and prioritise work loads is essential in this role and the successful candidate will be extremely self motivated with a pro-active attitude and a strong focus on achieving targets and objectives. The nature of the role requires the Account Manager to be willing and able to travel if required. Client Relationship Management Primary point of contact for all operational support Responsible for fulfilment and ensuring all SLA’s and KPI’s are met Developing and maintaining client relationships with hiring managers and contract manager Reporting Producing comprehensive management information Delivering formal presentations to client contract manager Undertaking client-facing business reviews Preparing ad-hoc reports as requested Contract Management Identification of additional opportunities Working alongside Business Manager to develop additional areas of spend The successful applicant will be highly personable with excellent communication skills and a proven ability to build and develop relationships at all levels. The Account Manager must also be diplomatic and able to influence client and supplier behaviour when necessary. Excellent communication skills Excellent presentation technique High level of competence to interact at all levels Good level of analytical skills Good level of proficiency in Excel Strong problem solving and organisational skills Highly motivated and target focused This job was originally posted as