Account Manager

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £22K-£26K
Reference : JOB-2268

We are looking for an Account Manager based in Milton Keynes. 

The Account Manager will be the primary point of contact providing operational support to the client.

The Account Manager will be responsible for managing the end to end procurement process, ensuring all targets and SLA’s are met. The role will require the Account Manager to engage with the Client Contract Manager as well as individual hiring managers on a day to day basis, in order to provide support and assistance throughout the transaction process. This role requires the individual to build strong relationships with the client, offering support and training.

Relationship Management

  •  Creating and maintaining a relationship with key Council sponsor

  •  Creating and maintaining relationships with key client stakeholders across all levels – from hiring managers to directors

  •  Creating and maintaining relationships with suppliers across all job categories

  •  Liaising with account managers for other clients to share processes and resolution points

  •  Provide quality support to managers; questioning, reviewing, challenging and problem solving.

  •  Providing system support and drop-in sessions for hiring managers to discuss any queries they   may have

  • Direct roles to the ‘best’ suppliers in the supply chain and provide clear communication to agencies about the role

Contract Management

  • Primary point of contact for all operational support

  • Responsible for fulfilment and ensuring all SLA’s and KPI’s are met

  • Undertaking client-facing business reviews

  • Working with BM to improve service where possible

Reporting and Presentations

  • Producing comprehensive management information

  • Analysis and understanding of MI information using system and Sisense system

  • Proficient use of Excel in order to manipulate and extrapolate data

  • Delivering formal presentations to client contract manager

  • Preparing ad-hoc reports as requested

The Account Manager must be flexible and adaptable with the capacity to work independently. An ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads is essential in this role and the successful candidate will be extremely self-motivated with a pro-active attitude and a strong focus on achieving targets and objectives.

Key Skills

• Excellent communication skills on the phone and face to face

• Knowledge of temporary recruitment process

• Experience using VMS

• Experience meeting KPIs and SLAs

• Experience with challenging situations

• Knowledge of compliance requirements

• Excellent presentation technique

• Good level of analytical skills

• Good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office

• Strong problem solving and organisational skills

• Highly motivated

• Work in a proactive manner

• Full Clean Driving Licence

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8:45am – 5:30pm

If this feels like you please APPLY NOW, we would love to hear from you.