Account Manager Aspect Resources
Published: 2nd January 2019
Job Type
Daniel Lowe
£55000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits


Account Manager : ESSA region

Location: UK (home based)

Salary: £60k Circa + benefits

The Client: A major manufacturer within the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, and Subsea sector (also supplying other industries) specialising in Joint Integrity.

The Role:

Business Contribution:

The key function of the Account Manager is the development of new customers in his/her designated region, to ensure that the Sales Entity is able to meet its growth targets through excellent communications and sales skills. Cross border (inter-company) communication is a prerequisite and as a result will make knowledge of the English language essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute day-to-day business improvement activities.
  • As key contact initiates, develops and builds professional relationship with end-users and new sales opportunities in the area of responsibility.
  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into profitable incremental turnover through Distribution.
  • Prepare and Manage professional quotations, active follow-up and successful conversion into orders, in general via the distribution channel.
  • Liaise between Application Engineer/Specialist to solve applications/needs using standard and/or custom designed products.
  • Cooperate well with all local and regional colleagues to develop and implement global, regional and local strategies within the region that will result in exceeding the annual financial targets.
  • Promote the company products, systems and services by organizing and executing distributor/customer activities, such as presentations, seminars and training sessions.
  • Specify company products and solutions at end-users.
  • Reports to the Regional Manager on all commercial activities within the territory, complaints, trends, competitive actions and any recommendations to improve sales results and productivity.
  • Executes on marketing activities (i.e. Local Market Mapping, the company on-line and Voice of Customer (VOC).
  • Will adhere to the company's policies, rules and other guidelines as mandatory for a public company in the USA.

Required Capabilities:

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering/Management or Business Administration and/or equivalent related field experience is required.
  • Technical affinity and understanding of industrial markets are required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of sales experience and well developed presentation- and commercial negotiation skills are needed.
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required; all other languages are advantageous
  • Strong interpersonal skills, works and communicates well with internal colleagues and external customers.
  • Energetic and proactive initiator; must present a professional and articulate image.
  • Able to work to deadlines; excellent organizational skills.
  • Takes full responsibility for completion of own projects.
  • Works well with minimal supervision; self-discipline and motivation.
  • Flexible and professional approach to work.
  • Confident and assertive.
  • Good working knowledge of Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); knowledge of a CRM package is beneficial.
  • Effective and efficient travelling of at least 60-80% within the allocated region (occasional outside of the designated region) is required.
  • Structured, analytical, detail-oriented and well organized.
  • Possesses long-term and short-term planning skills.
  • Is used to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Entrepreneurial skills, understands the fun and challenge in growing a company within a multinational environment and to take it to a next level.

Essential Functions:

  • Will respect the Functional Guidelines.
  • All internal company communication has to be conducted in English.
  • The use of CRM ( is mandatory in the job.

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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