Sales Account Manager urgently required for important position within a global Utility-focused Smart Grid solutions provider. This position can be based anywhere in the UK as long as you are comfortable with frequent travel to meet customers.
The successful candidate will have one of the following backgrounds: 1. Will come from an account management background with a good track record of growing / farming utility accounts, and now looking to step up into a more senior role, Or; 2. Come from a consulting background and looking to move into a more commercially focused position. In either case, it's important that you've worked in the utilities industry, preferably electricity or gas distribution networks / DNOs.
Your responsibilities will be: 1. Strategically grow 3 - 4 existing accounts in the UK by discovering opportunities. This will involve significant day-to-day account management; 2. Predominately selling services such as grid and data management, software development services (DevOps) and outage management. 3. Acts as primary contact with specified accounts by: a.) acting as liaison for all communications to and from the account; b.) determining the sales strategy and follow-up; and c.) negotiating and implementing approved contracts.
Exciting opportunity to join a market-leading highly innovative Smart Grid solutions provider.
Salary: £45k - £75k base + Commission Plan (paid quarterly, uncapped) + Benefits