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Senior Key Account Manager

Senior Key Account Manager

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Hernshead Recruitment

This global business of 500 people onsite is a Tier 1 supplier in the automotive industry who supply wingmirrors and internal vision systems for the likes of Toyota, JLR, Nissan, Volvo and some Mclaren vehicles. This company are looking for a Senior Key Account Manager to join their Global Sales and Marketing department.

Why this company?

They are a strongly connected global team spanning 15 countries that is committed to continuous improvement which facilitates the development of their employees. They have created an open, friendly, team-based atmosphere which is competitive yet collaborative, hardworking but fun. They are looking for a Senior Key Account Manager to ensure strong, collaborative customer relationships (Account Management), and growing the clients’ customer base, while identifying new business opportunities within the existing client portfolio (Business Development).


  • Deliver revenue and profit growth by securing new and replacement business to support achievement, or over-achievement, of sales objectives
  • Lead development of programme contract details and requirements, ensuring alignment to a disciplined SDS programme kick-off process
  • Ensure customer relationships are managed pro-actively, enabling best-in-class (BIC) levels of customer satisfaction
  • Oversee new project programme execution with the objective of achieving timely delivery and outstanding customer satisfaction
  • Act as a key contributor to the Sales organisation’s annual Business Planning process
  • Provide ongoing assessment of the Company’s current commercial performance against budgeted targets
  • Define and execute ongoing market, technology and competitor intelligence, and socialise across key internal stakeholders
  • Support the Director of UK Sales with any other duties deemed appropriate and required

Skills Required:

  • Computer literacy
  • Experience in an Automotive Tier 1 or OEM, Account Management / managerial, Engineering sector, Sales / Business Development
  • Knowledge of Automotive Industry and Selling processes and techniques
  • Strong interpersonal / communication skills
  • Ability to analyse information to support development of effective business recommendations and decision making
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise activities to achieve customer and business objectives
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Highly numerate
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Job Overview
Offered Salary
£65000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Fareham, Hampshire, UK
Job Type
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