SME Account Manager

Recruiter
Options Resourcing Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SME Account Manager required for rapidly expanding energy company based outside of Manchester.


The SME Account Manager will proactively manage a portfolio of existing customer accounts and provide excellent customer service and contract renewal advice, whilst identifying any potential for growth.
Positively promoting the company’s image through sound customer advice, and understanding of the customer’s energy management needs you will negotiating contracts and handling billing queries.

Principal Duties:
? Provide advice on the energy markets;
? Negotiate client energy supply contracts;
? Ensure that retention targets and all KPI’s are met;
? Provide exceptional customer service that includes resolving both simple and complex queries;
? Maintain strong knowledge of energy market changes, movements, and regulatory issues that provides a consultative approach to strong customer relationships;
? Ensure that all negotiations are compliant and ALWAYS in the best interest of the customer;
? Through positive contact with the customer uncover any business opportunities or referrals and liaise with new business sales team;
? Maintain all records and databases to the level of quality required;
? Record and communicate competitor activity;
? Provide relevant market intelligence to line manager.


Minimum Qualifications:
? Educated to GCSE level or equivalent, including English and Maths at least grade C or equivalent
? Educated to a degree level or equivalent or Higher level qualification relevant to the position (eg Business Studies, Customer Service, NVQ Administration etc) (Desirable)

Key Competencies:
? At least 2 years’ SME Account Management experience within a B2B sales environment;
? Energy industry knowledge and experience is desirable;
? Customer focused with proven telephone sales skills;
? Commercial awareness with sound understanding of key profit drivers;
? Proven track record of target achievement;
? Strong communicator, able to handles objections, influence, negotiate and close on sales;
? Excellent time management skills, organised and able to work well under pressure;
? Good working knowledge of MS Office (particularly Excel);
? Experience with working with databases/CRM systems
? Able to provide accurate written and verbal customer communications;
? Positive, professional and focused work ethic;
? Flexible and active team player.

SME Account Manager - £22Kplus guaranteed monthly commission of £500 for the first 3 months, thereafter 3% of contracted revenue, subject to performance against KPI’s

We also offer a comprehensive Benefits package which includes, Private Medical Insurance, Group Income Protection, and Group Life Assurance after successful completion of probationary period, together with matched pension contribution of up to 5%.  We also have childcare vouchers, cycle to work and shopping discounts. And, there is free parking on site.

The working hours are 9-5 (35 hours per week) 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, with holiday trading options +5/-5 days.

Options Resourcing  is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we can only contact those who best suit the needs of our clients.