Key Account Manager

Are you a professional Sales, or Account, or Project Manager with a strong technical understanding of Electrical Controls, Automation, Protection Technology and applications? If that describes you, we want you to apply. We’ve got over 30 years experience of working with the UK power infrastructure sector and need an excellent Account Manager to develop those relationships from our offices in Evesham.
 
BASIC SALARY: up to £60,000
 
BENEFITS:
· 35 days holiday including Bank Holidays (+ ability to buy and sell holidays)
· Flextime within the core 40 hour week
· Private Health Care
· Full access to company benefits package including pension
 
LOCATION: Evesham
 
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Worcester, Birmingham, Bromsgove, Kidderminster, Gloucester, Stratford-upon-Avon, Coventry, Cheltenham, Cirencester.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION: Key Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Technical Project Manager, Technical Sales Manager – Electrical Engineering
 
Reporting to the Commercial Director and sitting in the Network Innovation Team, this is a customer facing Technical Sales / Key Account Manager position working with ESO (Electricity System Operator – National Grid) & DNOs (Distribution Network Operators). You will pro-actively develop business within these key accounts by identifying and cultivating additional opportunities to increase their spend – either on current or additional products and services.
 
Alongside the Commercial Director, you will devise business development strategies, forecasts and action plans which you will then implement. You’ll also provide support to customers and end users to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction – across multiple decision makers and influencers at a variety of levels. Working with the projects teams, you’ll also consult, prepare, submit and negotiate during times of tender.  
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Key Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Technical Project Manager, Technical Sales Manager – Electrical Engineering
 
· Work closely with Key Accounts (ESO & DNO) to maintain strong relationships and high levels of customer support on current and potential projects.
· Cultivate and develop new business opportunities by discussing our full product / service offerings beyond what we currently supply.
· Act as a consultative project manager – a hub between internal and external stakeholders.
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Key Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Technical Project Manager, Technical Sales Manager – Electrical Engineering
 
To be considered for this role, you will:
 
· Be an experienced sales professional with a track record of selling within an infrastructure engineering environment – such as Electric Supply, Rail, Gas, Telecommunications etc.  
· Have a good understanding of control, automation and / or protection technology.
· Most probably be degree educated in some form of electrical engineering discipline
 
THE COMPANY:
 
We supply innovative detection, monitoring and control technology to network and system operators, with a strong emphasis on delivering working end-to-end business as usual solutions. These are hardware and software solutions for ESO (Electricity System Operator – National Grid) & DNOs (Distribution Network Operators). This may be existing products, or new R&D developments which offer additional features / benefits. Example projects would include novel energy storage technologies, electrical vehicle control systems and renewable generation technology etc.
 
PROSPECTS:
 
We have a proven record of promoting and supporting our best people. We will always listen to growth / new ideas and can back you to bring your ideas to life. If you have the drive, desire and a business plan to add a branch to our business, we can make it happen.
 
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Key Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Technical Proejct Manager, Technical Sales Manager, Senior Electrical Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Technical Project Manager, Technical Sales Manager, Senior Electrical Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Project Manager, Technical Engineer, Technical Manager, Technical Project Manager, Electrical Engineering – National Grid, Electrical Supply, Electricity System Operator, Distribution Network Operators, Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, ESO, DNO,
 
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgment of your application.
 
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
 
REF: SP17100, Wallace Hind Selection

Type: Permanent

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