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  • Senior Account Manager - Midlands based with National travel

  • Business: P&H Division
  • Sector: Sales & Operations
  • Location: Crick, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive inc Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 06-Jul-2018
  • Job reference: 15944

Job Description

Senior Account Manager- Midlands based with National travel

Full Time 

£Competitive inc Benefits and Bonus 

Travis Perkins plc are currently recruiting a Senior Account Manager to Join our Plumbing and Heating Divisions and share our success within a hard-working and friendly environment. The role covers the Midlands but National travel will be required.


Maintain and develop relationships with an allocated ledger of customers and new customers whilst taking full ownership of those customers and operating at all levels including board level down ensuring that all key touchpoints and potential within that customer are maximise.

Create and continually develop an ‘Account Development Plan' for each customer that clearly maps out a development strategy. This should contain both short and long-term goals with agreed measures and milestones.

Continually evaluate the performance of each account vs their available spend in order to maximise our share of wallet.

Achieve the revenue and profit targets as defined in each customer's 'Account Development Plan', all of which will be linked directly to AOP

Identify additional revenue opportunities within the allocated customer list and within the wider market to hunt new opportunities to grow the business

Negotiate, follow up on and report back to the business on each available tender or order to place from each customer on the leger. Add Value by offering Value engineering and Specification.

Where applicable, create customer rebate deals that either maintain or help grow profitable sales

Take ownership of ledger accounts and new accounts from quotation, to quote follow up, to payment and creating customer rebate proposals to help maintain or grow sales whilst working with the regional trading hub teams and branches to deliver success

Ensure that all relevant customers have an up-to-date service level agreement (SLA) that clearly maps out their expectations and defines how the business will respond to these, again forming part of the business review meetings.

Take responsibility for the resolution of any problems. Foster improvement in processes and innovation.

Grow relationships with Main Contractors and National M & E Contractors with the ultimate goal of gaining Framework/Supply Chain status working closely with our preferred manufacturers.

It would be great if you had..

Proven sales experience and previous experience working in a Key Account or Business Development role

Previous technical  knowledge of plumbing and heating, bathrooms, showrooms, spares, electrical and renewables would be advantageous. 

Excellent communication , listening and negotiation skills

Able to deliver professional and effective  presentations

Able to collate and analyse data

Has sound commercial knowledge and able to make profitable business decisions

Has a strong customer focus and results orientated

Has a positive attitude, organised and self motivated

Can work to personal and operational targets

What we can offer you?

This role as Senior Account Manager fits within our Plumbing and Heating Division.  It’s a really exciting time to be joining the division as we embark on a 3 year transformation journey to create a stronger, efficient and more profitable business. Our strategy focuses on nurturing what already makes us great, while building plans to differentiate our customer offer and continuing to develop expertise, range and delivering a great service to make it easier for customers to do business with us. We want to continue to build a strong culture of winning where customers love to shop and where our people love to work.

As part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK's leading companies we’ve got the supportive culture of a family run business and an entrepreneurial mindset being, Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues.

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