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Job Title: Account Manager

Salary: £35 - 40,000 per annum DOE

Location: Rochester based, with travel to sites

Our client has an exciting role for an experienced Securities Account Manager, based 90% around the office in Rochester, and 10% site visits.

Duties include:

  • Leading on the retention of existing clients, and establishing new client relationships.
  • Regular site visits (approximately one day a week) to audit, providing reports and recommendations both internally and to clients.
  • Taking ownership of client relationships, ensuring service delivery within scope, SLAs, and agreed budgets.
  • Ensuring service requirements fully scoped and agreed, with suppliers challenged on costs to ensure best value.
  • Coordinating with suppliers and third parties as needed to meet and exceed clear SLAs and deadlines.
  • Taking the lead on resolving operation issues promptly and effectively.
  • Following internal procedures and systems, maintaining accurate records, and validating and approving purchase and sales invoices.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Solid experience in a similar account management or high-level administration role within the manned guarding sector.
  • Knowledge of SIA requirements.
  • Fantastic communication and influencing skills.
  • Great relationship building skills, with a commitment to trust and openness.
  • Dedication to delivering high standards of customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to travel within the UK on a weekly basis and commute daily to Rochester.
  • Confidence using Powerpoint, Word and Excel.
  • Good understanding of KPIs and SLAs, with a track record of meeting these.
  • Tons of drive, determination and resilience.

This is a great opportunity to join a really supportive company with great benefits in a varied and stimulating role.

If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply online for immediate consideration.

This role is being handled by Leah Hall, Business Support Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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