Account Manager

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Job description

The Opportunity

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.  

  • 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
    • Understanding and informing clients of the Business strategy
    • 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 behavior when necessary.

The Account Manager will be able to analyses 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 emphasis the commercial position. 

The Account Managers must be flexible and adaptable with the capacity to work independently. An ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads 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.

Person Specification

  • 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
  • Work in a proactive manner

Education

Degree Level ideally to be based around Business, Economics, Finance, Social Sciences or Management.

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your CV and application for this role will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We hope you will apply for future roles that we advertise regularly on this website. However, to keep up to date with all our recruitment activity, please follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook and check out our vacancy page on our website.

Smart Moves Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 

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