Head of Account Development

Undisclosed Company
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
2 Nov 2020

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Head of Account Development

ManpowerGroup is a world leader in innovative workforce solutions. Every day, we connect more than 600,000 people to meaningful work across a wide range of skills and industries helping to power the success of clients around the world.

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Account Development to join our successful team based UK Wide.


  • Responsibility for the management and guidance of two current National Account Managers
  • As Head of Account Development you will also be responsible for the new business development of national accounts across MPG
  • You will work closely with the ManpowerGroup branch network to ensure efficient delivery into our National Accounts.
  • You will be responsible for liaising regularly with the internal sales teams and CORE teams across the business
  • Maximise sales opportunities and be aware of in-store activities and promotions, category sales and commercial and operational targets.
  • You will have the ability to identify business opportunities to increase brand visibility and presence and in turn drive sale
  • Support in defining budgets, targets and strategy according to annual targets, market trends, launches/promotions & competitors' activities
  • Negotiate the successful execution of the sales, marketing and planning within each account

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience of managing a large or national account
  • Sales Driven- must be willing to partake in new business development of national accounts
  • Proven account management experience specifically negotiating with senior stakeholders within key/national accounts
  • Previous experience of people management through influencing
  • Must have a strong customer and client focus
  • Experience of influencing and negotiating with teams at all levels
  • Demonstrates good networking skills (internally and externally) and actively seeks to use contacts to further their own input, impact and influence
  • Must have a high level of emotional intelligence, be a 'people person' and be extremely positive.

What's in it for you?

  • An excellent base salary + bonus and car allowance
  • Paid holiday and access to our ManpowerGroup Benefits Portal
  • Work for a business that was voted one of the worlds most Ethical
  • Excellent opportunity for career progress
  • Have access to hundreds of available jobs across ManpowerGroup each year
  • A clear and structured career path
  • Work with an excellent, results driven team that are regularly recognised and rewarded for their success.

If you feel this may be the role for you. Please click ' Apply' for immediate consideration.

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