Key Account Manager - Residential Building

Job Title: Key Account Manager - Residential Building
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: AU$80000 - AU$120000 per annum + More
Reference: BBBH16591_1502254463
Contact Name: Shane Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2017 14:54

Job Description

With a network of more than 220 branches and 150 years in the industry, Our Client is Australia's trusted name in plumbing supplies. A multinational organisation with a diverse workforce of 20,000, operating 25 businesses in more than 45 countries, manufacturing and distributing world-leading building and construction products.

They currently offer an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, results driven Key Account Manager - Housing to join our residential builder's team based in South Melbourne, VIC. You will take responsibility for the management of existing accounts and development of new business to deliver on agreed profit and sales objectives. In this autonomous role, you will maximise your opportunities by planning, scheduling and managing the customer base through effective sales and call cycle plans, monitoring of performance against these plans, ensuring fulfillment of service and price commitments to customers and conducting all duties in alignment with the company's safety policies.

Critical to your success:

  • Demonstrated sales experience, preferably from within the building/plumbing industry.
  • Solid business acumen and a high level of communication, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • High energy and resilient character.
  • 5+ years in a fast-past sales role.
  • A strong knowledge of sales cycle and sales strategies.
  • Experience with administration procedures related to field sales (ie. quoting and pricing, sales reports, CRM systems and account queries).
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • A customer service attitude and high integrity in business dealings.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • A valid driver's licence.
  • Strong computer skills, including intermediate Excel skills.

This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive market leader with great career advancement for the right candidate. An excellent remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate. To apply, please send your up-to-date resume in a WORD format to: