Regional Account Manager - North England

Job Reference: 256951

  • Job Category: Managerial

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees. it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!

Please note applications via agencies will not be accepted.

  • Location: North West & Cumbria
  • Closing Date: 31/05/2019
  • Package: Market Rate

Job overview

Are you looking for your next career move in Account Management and ready to join one of the UKs leading suppliers of formwork, falsework and groundwork systems for sale or hire to the construction industry?

We are Leada Acrow, a division of Ashtead A-Plant Hire Ltd, a FTSE 100 company. People are at the heart of our business and we offer superb training opportunities and a supportive, collaborative working environment. We look for people who are naturally great communicators and relationship builders, who thrive on getting to know their clients and are passionate about Leada Acrow and all that we stand for.

Roles and responsibilities

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Regional Account Manager to develop and grow the Leada Acrow business through the identification, quotation and successful bid for major projects and the management of customer accounts in the North region (M62 Corridor and North).

Reporting to our National Sales Director, you’ll ensure that plans are in place to deliver and potentially exceed Regional targets and KPI’s. As brand ambassador, you’ll promote Leada Acrow and our products as a preferred supplier of equipment and solutions in the formwork sector.

Working in close partnership with the Regional Sales Manager and our Technical Team, you’ll forecast the future work pipeline and ensure that we are developing innovative and cost effective solutions for customer projects.

Skills required

Already possessing a proven account management record, you must have the drive and desire to maintain and develop our successful and growing business. Additionally, you’ll have:

  • Strong sales and negotiation skills in relation to the formwork industry
  • Knowledge and experience in handling major projects and major customers in the formwork industry
  • The ability to develop innovative and cost effective formwork solutions for customer’s projects
  • Excellent communication and networking skills with the ability to communicate and engage key stakeholders across different levels and functions
  • The ability to analyse commercial information, produce plans and targets and forecast revenue to develop a pipeline of business
  • Good computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

 This is a field-based role with Regional and occasional National travel.

Benefits

When you join A-Plant you’ll have access to excellent training opportunities, with great scope for career progression.

The package includes a competitive salary and incentive bonus scheme; a company car and mobile phone; flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave); life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.