Key Account Manager / Business Development Manager

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Warwick, Birmingham, Coventry, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton.

Location Category:

Midlands  Central UK 


Competitive + Pension + Excellent Benefits + Health Care

Salary Category:

Competitive / Details on request

The Consultant:
Gary Horwood

With almost 25 years Technical Engineering recruitment experience, I handle most of Glen Callum’s Tier 1 and Tier 2 roles, recruiting Production, Design, Quality, Sales, Lean, Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma Professionals.

Key Account Manager / Business Development Manager

An experienced Key Account Manager / Business Development Manager is required for a global leader in test systems for engine and vehicle testing.  You will discover new sales leads and turn them into profitable orders, you will also sell and market into key accounts, representing technically and commercially the company product portfolio.

Warwickshire, ideal locationWarwick, Birmingham, Coventry, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton.  

Salary – Competitive + Pension + Excellent Benefits + Health Care

Our client is the world’s largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains for passenger cars, truck and large engines. They develop and improve all kinds of powertrain system and are a trusted partner to the engine and automotive industry

The Role

The successful candidate for the role of Key Account Manager / Business Development Manager will report into the Head of Sales and will:

  • Foster good working relationships with all customers
  • Regularly visit key customers at their various sites and be their focal point for inquiries
  • Actively pursue and develop new business sales leads and to report and co-ordinate and communicate with the Sales Management team, Business Unit Managers and wider areas of the company.
  • Define account strategy and derive yearly plans to grow business within key accounts.
  • Negotiate and close orders with customers.
  • Drive customer satisfaction with issue resolution and improvement initiatives
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with worldwide colleagues.
  • Represent senior management as reasonably required by the Company Directors and attend department and management group meetings as required.

The Candidate

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in technical sales to the automotive or allied industries
  • Have a high level of negotiating, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Educated to HND level or higher
  • Strong numerical skills
  • A skilled user of the Microsoft office suite and generally IT literate
  • Skilled and experienced in at least one area of engine or vehicle test technology
  • The ability to travel internationally as required

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Key Account Manager / Business Development Manager please forward your CV to Gary Horwood, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Gary directly for a further chat on the job.

If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Gary and he will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!


Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

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