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Vehicle parts account manager

Vehicle parts account manager

Job number: 61518165

A Global Leader within the defence industry offering a great benefits package are recruiting for a Vehicle parts account manager in Bristol.

Job Title : Vehicle parts account manager / Defence account manager spare parts

Salary : £45,000 + Bonus

Hours : 40 hours per week (flexitime) Monday to Friday, part home working

Benefits : 6% pension matched contribution 4 x salary life assurance, 25 + bank hols (option to buy additional days)

Location : Bristol

To Start : ASAP

Contract : Permanent

The Vehicle parts account manager / Defence account manager spare parts

will manage the supply of materials and parts acting as the primary customer-facing key account manager within a busy team and has overall responsibility for the management of the delivery of materials, maintaining their requirements and associated KPIs, actively managing the commercial relationship with the clients.

The Vehicle parts account manager / Defence account manager is a customer-facing role providing advice and support relating to trucks and vehicles spares and parts as required to the UK defence departments. You will manage a Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) scheme with UK suppliers and European partners and maintain regular and effective communication with the Customer, its service provider and the supply chain to ensure a common understanding of all supply chain issues.

An understanding of the MoD or military supply chain or similar related supply chain account management and expertise is essential, working with a variety of suppliers as well as a confident and assertive manner when dealing with the resolution of supplier issues is important. You will need to liaise with financial departments internally, lead and support account admin team members, so any problems are concluded quickly and efficiently. The role will involve supervising and supporting 2 colleagues in your small team to deliver these services.

The Vehicle parts account manager / Defence account manager spare parts skills and expertise for the role require some knowledge of parts ideally automotive/truck parts and a good technical understanding of inventory and logistics. Knowledge of the MoD supply chain and military contracts would be ideal and any analytical/financial understanding would be advantageous.

The successful candidate must have a very good understanding of SAP systems or similar ERM packages, Excel and general Microsoft packages combined with excellent interpersonal account management & customer service skills, an articulate telephone manner and good written English skills for report writing and communicating with the MoD and internally.

A full Uk Driving license is essential as travel may be required at times for the position and any German language skills are an advantage but not neccasary.

This role is to start ASAP, £45,000 permanent within this multi billion pound organisation and offers a good package including 33 days hols (option to buy additional days) 40 hour working week with flexi start and finish times, 6% matched pension and 4x salary life assurance.

Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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