SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER UK - AUTOMOTIVE

About the role

In this position you will be accountable for:

  • Increase sales and margin/profitability for portfolio with maximum focus on assigned A&B accounts
  • Support and deploy the strategy bottom up for RKAM of OEM/OES
  • Generate a Key Account Plan where strategic long-term account development is required
  • Set up activity plan in line with segment strategy (Account Plan)
  • Is fully responsible for the long-term management and its final decision maker
  • Builds up/expands the customer relationship with the aim of achieving the agreed sales and margin target figures
  • Identity new opportunities, manage & implement projects and sales pipeline
  • Provide fact-based information and customer access to improve the Marketing mix and complement the technology/product pipeline

What you will do

  • Continuous development of project pipe-line quality achieving the set KPIs for Weighted Project Potential and value of WON Projects.
  • Manage projects and claims
  • Collect and maintain accurate customer\project data within the CRM system
  • Negotiate listings, activities, prices and services based on the existing tesa offer
  • Takes a specific business development role to develop new customers\markets
  • Is responsible for the development of new account\converters, starting from a very low level of penetration
  • Deployment of new product launches with responsibility for the specification process / listings in the assigned market segments
  • Identifies and develops new potential customers covering all aspects of respective value chains.
  • Elaborate the global business possibilities with international KAs and collaborate in the discussion and implementation of the global sales approach with the international teams.
  • Manage and define the pricing in agreement with the HoS

What you will need

Educational qualifications

University degree (engineering, economics, business administration) or equivalent

Relevant experience

  • > 5 years of experience in Sales positions in a multinational company
  • Marketing experience is a plus
  • International experience preferred
  • Know how from the specific segment businesses or equivalent businesses e.g. service companies

Competencies and other requirements

  • Excellent communication skills and talented networker
  • Advanced presentation Skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to lead a virtual team
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders

What you can expect

At tesa, we create adhesive solutions that improve the work, products and lives of our customers.

How we do it? At tesa, we dare to create! Therefore, we team up, we challenge ourselves and we set the pace. But we don’t just do that somehow. We act responsibly and always focus on our customers. Because only then we are able to achieve our goals and continuously improve our results.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and regard diversity as important for our long-term success. We expressly reject all forms of direct and indirect discrimination. All qualified applicants will be equally considered for employment regardless of their national origin, background, personal preferences and believes.

By applying you consent for the use of your resume for future opportunities within tesa.

If you want to find out more about tesa please visit us on our corporate web-page www.tesa.com and social media.

A good salary, bonus scheme, pension and health insurance.

Apply now

Please send the application directly to kim.johnson@tesa.com

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