Key Account Manager

24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Key Account Manager
Salary: GBP40,000+ basic, with OTE and benefits
Location: Portsmouth
Reference: J500

With a global presence and a reputable brand name, an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Key Account Manager has arisen to join a market leader, selling high profile healthcare/medical products into businesses within the South. This is an autonomous and engaging position with incredible potential, covering a growing and buoyant territory.

Our client is one of the largest FMCG companies which provide specialist products within the healthcare/medical sector. From their extensive network of facilities in a number of countries across five continents, our client distributes their market leading products virtually everywhere in the world. Due to an expansion of their sales force they are now looking for a new Key Account Manager to help create business growth through major accounts and independent businesses.

Key Account Manager - The Role

This is a client facing, field-based sales role that will give you the day-to-day variety of a mixture of clients and require a confident communicator. By use of effective territory planning and relationship building, you will be focused on maintaining fantastic account relationships and upselling within existing accounts within the designated area, by virtue of regular journey cycles.

Able to educate clients in an enthusiastic and engaging manner, you will develop and introduce new products to key and independent accounts.
With an ability to utilise relationships to strategically implement marketing/product campaigns to drive sales volumes, your commercial focus will ensure success within the role.

Key Account Manager - The Person

We are looking for a dynamic individual who is able to demonstrate the below:

• Ability to manage a geographical area
• A proven successful track record of acquiring new business and growing accounts, ideally within one of the B2B healthcare / retail / FMCG /clinical sectors
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Excellent planning, organisational skills and account management experience
• Strong business acumen
• Innovative with the ability to spot business opportunities
• Professional in attitude and conduct
• Experienced in B2B sales - essential
• Excellent inter-personal skills
• Excellent presentation skills
• Product backgrounds may include but are not limited to healthcare / pharmaceutical / medical / optical

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated, driven and enthusiastic Key Account Manager to become part of a large multinational Company.

In return, our client is offering a highly competitive salary with company benefits including a car, iPad, phone, 25 days holidays, healthcare and pension. Extensive training (including support) will be provided on the product range