Account Director

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location
Birmingham
Salary
75000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our Client is a leading Global Automotive Tier 1 supplier.

This position will have a primary focus supporting OEM customer Jaguar Land Rover. Reporting to the VP Automotive, as an Account Director, you will provide effective engineering and commercial support to the OEM customer. Working with enginering and supply chain you will account manager, identify new business opportunities, be involved in establishing pricing and strategy, monitor competition, understand quality documentation, liaise with overseas personnel and administer all component parts of the role efficiently. Your ability to organise workload in an efficient manner is paramount.

Qualifications & Experience ideally required:

  • Should ideally have an Engineering Degree although lesser qualifications, but plenty of relevant experience, might also be considered.
  • You will certainly need experience of working within the Automotive manufacturing industry, ideally within a similar job function i.e. Account Management with experience of managing/selling an Automotive product to an OEM, together with a sound understanding and experience of dealing with Jaguar Land Rover systems/processes.
  • Experience of Automotive New Product Development Introduction
  • Strong presentation, commercial acumen, administrative skills, drive, enthusiasm and commitment to be part of a successful Automotive OEM team are definitely things required.
  • A business-like appearance, coupled with a clear delivery is required.
  • Able to create and build on relationships at senior level

This role will require travelling to customer mainly in the Midlands. This position could require occasional overnight stays and travel within the EU.

On offer to the successful candidate will be circa £75,000 plus an Executive Company Car and a full and comprehensive bonus and benefits package.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.