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Account Manager

Spider and P & O

Dover, South East Kent, Kent

Published
25-05-2018
Job ad details
Published
25-05-2018
Expires
22-06-2018
Job ID
329819460
Job type
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Accounting and Finance, Transport & Delivery, Management & Business

Account Manager Do you have a passion for logistics and delivering new solutions for existing clients? Are you an excellent communicator and able to build strategic relationships? We are on the lookout for an Account Manager to work as part of our high-performing Strategic Accounts team to be based at our Dover location.

You will be joining a European leader in tailor made transport, logistics and supply chain solutions. You will have commercial experience of working at a strategic level and will possess excellent communication and influencing skills.

So, whats this job all about? Reporting to the General Manager of Strategic Accounts, you will be responsible for developing smart networks and deriving new opportunities with strategically important European clients.  You will represent the entire range of products and services offered by the company while ensuring customers needs and expectations are met or surpassed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Retention and growth of specific contracts by nurturing on-going and genuine relationships with senior stakeholders in customer organisations, whilst cultivating team to team engagement
  • Liaising with strategic customers on a regular basis and responding to specific enquiries in a timely manner
  • Leading quarterly business reviews with customers
  • Developing and executing strategic plans
  • Building a strong relationship with the contract logistics operations teams to ensure a good understanding of their role in delivering service excellence
  • Playing a key part in assisting the company meet and surpass its budget growth ambitions
  • Maintaining and updating strategic account management tools that act as a roadmap for crafting account specific strategies
  • Maintaining opportunity tracker tools for co-ordinating and driving regular review sessions with the strategic account management team

 

Skills and attributes required:

  • Are you educated to degree level or equivalent? (Preferable but not essential)
  • Experience in a commercial, international and logistical environment
  • Knowledge of the UK and European Transport market
  • Experience in contract management
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with customers
  • Commercially astute and possess strong commercial drive
  • An eye for detail
  • Willingness to partake in regular business travel
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and IT-literate

 

On offer is a competitive package in line with the seniority of the position.

On that first morning before you get down to workwell introduce you to your new colleagues over a coffee. That will give you a friendly taste of what its like to be part of our team because people are our main asset and teamwork defines our style.

At P&O Ferrymasters, you would be joining a pan-European leader in tailor-made transport, logistics and supply chain solutions. Were part of P&O Ferries owned by Dubai World and work across road, rail and sea through our Contract Logistics, Freight Management and Assets divisions. We operate from more than 20 strategic locations in 12 countries, where 500+ colleagues are united by a passion for customer and service focus.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to join this incredibly successful company, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Job ad details
Published
25-05-2018
Expires
22-06-2018
Job ID
329819460
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Accounting and Finance, Transport & Delivery, Management & Business
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