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Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager

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Company description:

Over the past few years, LKQ Euro Car Parts has developed into something that is much more than the leading distributor of car and LCV parts. While we continue to focus on our customers across our three key markets (trade, retail and collision), stocking over 100,000 different parts and operating from 280 branches across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, our key focus is on our colleagues – we recognize that our people are our greatest asset.We currently employ over 9,000 colleagues; from logistics and supply chain, to indoor or field based sales, or finance and legal, to marketing, communications and HR – the world really is your oyster when you work for LKQ Euro Car Parts.As part of LKQ Europe and wider LKQ Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and market leader, there are ample opportunities for ambitious individuals to flourish and grow; both personally and professionally.Developing our people is part of our core values at LKQ Euro Car Parts; you don’t just get a job, you get a career when you work with us. Our teams are committed to championing your success, because when you deliver great, so do we.

Job description:

Job Overview

The Key Account Manager will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of the Workshop Solutions business strategy across the UK. The role will include working with our wider team of Key Account Managers to champion Workshop Solution products to our established Key Accounts. This will be a nationally based position and as such there will be significant travel across the UK. 

Why work for LKQ

We are a people first organisation for our colleagues, the customer is at the heart of everything we do, and in turn we put our colleagues at the forefront of our business. As with many of our roles, we are happy to talk about flexible working options, we are committed to supporting a healthy work-life balance. We’re looking for people who love what they do, are passionate about delivering only the very best and make it their business to excel, whatever their role. We strive to support all out colleagues through their individual career paths and to thrive within our business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the product expert for our Key Accounts, both internally and externally
  • Work to deliver a balanced performance across key business metrics and KPI measures in line with business goals and objectives
  • To ensure each Key Account Manager is fully aligned and delivering Workshop Solutions product sales and margin performance through strong connectivity, training, support, data analysis and supporting all marketing activity effectively
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to build best in class relationships, to support and deliver the business strategy within the channel
  • Acting as the focal point for Workshop Solutions communications, ensuring service is never compromised
  • Regularly communicate sales data to ensure full visibility of the channel’s performance and objectives

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience engaging senior stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Have a high business acumen, the ability to see the bigger picture and not just focus on quick wins
  • Long term planning and organisational skills are critical to this role
  • Experience of writing quotations would be advantageous
  • Driven and self-motivated
  • Full UK driving license

What we offer

  • Pension
  • 22 days annual leave
  • Hapi benefits – retail discount
  • Staff discount
  • Enhanced family friendly benefits
  • Genuine career progressions
  • Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme 
Job Overview
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Permanent
Consultant