Business Account Manager

Job reference: 000236

Location: Ashford

Closing date: 29/09/2019

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Core

Hours per week: 40

Looking for a new challenge within your sales career? Do you have a demonstrated history in sales and account management, and would like a great opportunity to join the UK’s leading independent fuel distributor?

Our Commercial Sales team at Certas Energy are on the hunt for a field based Business Account Manager to join us, coving the whole of Sussex. This role has a unique place within the market in Sussex and offers the chance to manage and build a diverse portfolio of commercial customers, with excellent commission opportunities.

In this role you will plan and develop commercial activity with a key focus on maximising profitability within your portfolio. You will need to maintain and develop a profitable and sustainable portfolio of accounts, via face to face account management while also securing new commercial business. You will also get to work in conjunction with the rest of our fantastic Commercial Sales Team in your area, to ensure excellent account management.

As a Business Account Manager, you’ll have access to:

  • £26,000 - £28,000 per annum, DOE
  • Uncapped commission
  • Company car
  • Career progression within a multi layered sales structure
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Brand discounts through Certas group scheme
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme

We’re looking for:

  • Previous sales experience in a B2B sales role, preferably 3-5 years
  • Previous experience of account management
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Confidence in own ability
  • High degree of self-motivation and time management
  • Ability to work with autonomy
  • Resilience, persistence and tenacity
  • Target driven / results orientated

Company Information:
We employ 2,500 colleagues based across our depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. We recruit sales people to sell our fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to our customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to our business are our management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, we have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Team Energy. Key to our success are our people and our learning and development team ensure we can nurture our talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, our WOW training courses and apprenticeships.

It’s also worth noting we are part of the wider DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives our colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group


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