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Account Manager - Asia



Account Manager - Asia

Based in Hertfordshire, my client is a fast-growing and ambitious company, looking to expand its client base and market share in Asia. Its core activity is the buying and selling of an extensive range of specialised fasteners for the global aerospace industry. We have opened a warehouse facility in Malaysia support our growth in sales in the region.



ROLE

Reporting to the Export Sales Director deputising for the Key Account Director in all her business activities:

Identify and source aerospace fasteners from a wide range of global suppliers

prepare quotations in response to customer enquiries and follow these up

process customer orders and monitor their timely fulfilment

support and develop customers/prospects and suppliers

annual customer visits in Asian region

strategically review existing and new accounts and identify areas for development

oversee quotations in the Asia department and identify trends and opportunities for development

assist with business development activities

covering the Key Account Managers work when out of the office

attend air shows

other relevant duties as may be determined by the role



PROFILE / PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

positive, friendly, can-do attitude

responsive customer service mentality

confident, pro-active and with plenty of initiative

meticulous and attention to detail

a drive to get things right first time

ability to multi-task and to handle widely-differing assignments

ability to work under time pressure and to tight deadlines

capacity to spot connections and opportunities to up / cross-sell



QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE

educated to degree level or relevant work experience

solid commercial experience selling or buying or ideally both

excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills

excellent numeracy & literacy

ability to establish and maintain excellent customer and supplier relationships in an international sales context

good organisational and time management skills

excellent computer skills across MS Windows, in particular Excel, Outlook, Word

Any Asian languages would be useful but not essential for this role





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Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Home Counties, Hertfordshire
Benefits:£30K to £35K
Branch:Head Start Recruitment
Ref:38041
Consultant:Sandra Oldfield
Tel: 01582 460 415
Email: sandra@headstartrecruitment.co.uk
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