Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager

Job Title: Key Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Paris, Île-de-France
Salary: €50000 - €80000 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Reference: BBBH5536
Contact Name: Ivan Groven
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 21, 2016 15:23

Job Description

Do you want to make your mark on the future of the IT industry? What if you could be a key player in one of the leading telecommunications company worldwide

Our client is number three in consumer division selling electronic devices like phones, laptops and tablets, and they need you to drive them into the future. Working side-by-side with a team of industry pioneers, you will be collaborating closely with a team of account managers to promote their Laptops and tablets to the retail market. As account manager you will have hands-on experience operating with some of the best equipment and software in the industry.

This is a unique opportunity for you to build something of huge significance, in a challenging role which will allow you to develop and hone your already proven sales expertise. If you enjoy travelling - and who doesn't - then this role provides frequent opportunity for you to journey across France, develop and extending your portfolio of close working relationships with a huge range of businesses.

With the right attitude and spirit you will have rapid career progression in a company where only the sky is the limit.

Key duties

*Sales of Tablets and other IT products (PC and Tablets)
*Anticipate customer needs and requirements by analysing the market and the data
*Management of National Key Accounts (operators, retails, MVNO, integrators…)
*Familiar with CRM. Know how to manage accounts with CRM.
*Responses to bids, analysing the POC, working with marketing and sales team closely for proposal, bid managing and handling.
*Business development new distribution channels
*Manage and negotiate visibility within distribution channels
*Develop Promotional plans for different products and different channels, promotion plan set up and execution
*Manage budget and drive budget rigorously
*Ensure products launches are properly executed as well as promotional with responsible departments
*Examine the market with measurement and develop action plans for better sales performance
*Training plans management for team members for promotion and selling products
*Familiar with competitors, knowing competition benchmarks

Essential Experience

*Minimum BAC +5 Engineering or Business School
*Minimum 5 year's experience as Key Account Manager ideally in IT.
*Proven leadership skills
*A good listener. Sense of listening, observation, anticipation and initiative. Ability to analyse, synthesise, collaboration with various people (product management, engineering, business)
*Outstanding relationship with operators, retails, MVNO, integrators
*Ability to lead and work in a multicultural environment.
*Accurate and creative for Sale performance
*Proven Business developer ability and experience
*Bilingual English, French is a must.

In this increasingly competitive industry, it is a constant battle to keep our head above water and lead the way amidst increasing opposition.

Do you want to be a key player on the front-lines and help our client to conquer this industry? If so, then this is the right opportunity for you.

Give us a call and send your CV for more exciting details about this role and learn how you can quickly in your career.

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