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Technical Account Manager

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Title:
Technical Account Manager
Reference:
SI/TAMANG_1531414394
Industry:
Purchasing and Procurement
Location:
Maidstone
Region:
Kent
Salary:
Great + Good Bens
Benefits:
Start:
Hours:
Employment type:
Permanent

Contact details

Name:

Samir Islam

Job Details

Updated: Thu, Jul 12, 2018 4:53 PM

Looking for that next challenge working within a company with an exceptional reputation in their industry? Do you have strong customer management, technical skills and want to be a part of an organisation with maximum employee satisfaction with great salary, employee benefits and great working atmosphere?

Our client are one of the UK’s leading organisations in their industry are now looking for a Assistant Management Accountant to strengthen their team.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

To control quality and to provide due diligence and innovations to customers and to support growers from a quality, technical and innovation point of view.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

*To manage the technical account for customers as required
*Accompany retail customer personnel on grower / packhouse visits
*To be part of the Technical Department team and provide support to the organisations growers in QA management and product quality compliance
*Undertake pre and in-season packhouse audits to ensure compliance with current standards and requirements for supply to multiple retailers
*Ensure that customer technical requirements are communicated to sites as required
*Ensure compliance of fruit quality standards during the main UK production season to each customer’s specification
*Ensure continued QA systems compliance during the main UK production season through regular inspection and audits
*To innovate, drive and help adoption of new ideas.
*Assist the grower or office in the event of product problems as appropriate
*Secondary responsibilities:
*Liaise with the sales team providing accurate local information about crop stages and volumes
*Participate in training courses for the growers and their staff during the off season
*In case of absence
*Responsibility passed to the Head of Technical or to other Technical Account Managers.
*Other ad-hoc duties as required.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
*Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the soft fruit industry
*Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
*Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
*Well-developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
*Good interpersonal skills and well-developed leadership and management skills
*Creativity
*Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate
*Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
*Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
*Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach
*Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
*Very good organisational skills
*Good IT skills including experience of Word and Excel

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