JOB TITLE: Key Account Director


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Manchester
Job Reference : 8345LM Job Category : Public Sector and Government
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 26/03/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £45000 - £55000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Key Account Director in the Greater Manchester area to lead the Key Account Management programme for a Business Services Client.


Job Description

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Key Account Director in the Greater Manchester area to lead the Key Account Management programme for a Business Services Client. Main duties will include:

*Ensure programmes are delivered in budget
*Supporting Business Development Managers and Key Account Managers
*Managing Key accounts
*Ensuring staff in department have the resources needed
*Attracting key partners and stakeholders to the business
*Ensuring programme targets are achieved
*Managing staff and ensuring they deliver high service
*Recording data on the CRM system
*Managing communication with stake holders
*Building relationships with Key Accounts
*Project Management
*Negotiating with senior management and government departments
*Promoting sector networking/Attending networking events
*Undertaking and commissioning research
*Representing company at meetings and events

The successful Key Account Director must be able to demonstrate experience in economic/international development in a commercial environment. Knowledge of local and national development issues and public and private sector funding opportunities is essential along with previous account management experience. It a pre requisite that applicants have experience of working with public sector organisations such as Universities and local authorities and have sector knowledge across a wide range of industries including; Research and Development, IT, Energy, Manufacturing, Sciences, Distribution, Logistics, Finance, Professional Services and Media. Demonstrable experience of project management, budget management and networking are essential for this role.


Job Keywords

Director; "Account Manager"; Stakeholder; Investment; Partnerships; Networking; Networkinh; Public Sector; Director; networking; Project Management; IT, Energy, Manufacturing, Sciences, Distribution, Logistics, Finance, Professional Services; Med



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Public Sector and Government recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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