Account Manager

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TalentSpa Recuitment
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Account Manager

Location: Essex

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: permanent

This is a key position based in our Bristol Office reporting on the financial status of secured contracts, using your strong commercial and interpersonal skills to form and develop key relationships with Clients and internal customers, maintaining excellent customer service, and maximising profit margins by promoting efficient practices.

About us:

Our client is a dynamic fast growing independent multi-utility connection contractor. They tailor our client approach to our client's individual situations and understand that each project brings its own challenges. By working closely with our clients to their deadlines, they offer flexible utility infrastructure solutions that enable developers to sell houses on time and within programme. Together they work closely as a team to find a better way and make things happen for our clients and each other, everyone that is part of their journey has the opportunity to grow, develop and carve a bright future.

Responsibilities of the Account Manager:

* Provide a technical & commercial service from pre-contract to final account, maintaining appropriate records on allocated projects
* Understand and manage costs, profit margins, and variations to the Contract.
* Manage debt on current contracts to ensure a cash positive position
* Monthly Forecasting and Budget Submissions
* Preparation and submission of valuations and claims
* Preparation of interim payment applications and final accounts
* Respond effectively to the business and client needs, maintaining excellent customer service through regular client meetings and open communication channels
* Produce monthly reports and working to KPI's
* Management and authorisation of Sub-contract orders and payments
* Attend and represent the Commercial team at Senior Management meetings
* Work closely with the Operations teams to deliver our Products and exceed Client expectations

Requirements of the Account Manager:

* Experience within Quantity Surveying ideally within the Utilities or Construction industry
* Ability to work effectively on your own initiative
* A strong knowledge of quantity surveying methods and techniques
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Proven negotiating skills and interactive style
* Enthusiastic and positive approach with a high focus on Customer Service
* Analytical skills, with an eye for detail and aptitude for maths
* Good computer skills including MS suite, and MS Project or Asta would be an advantage
* Degree within a related discipline, ie Quantity Surveying or Construction Management

Benefits of the Account Manager:

* Competitive salary and car allowance
* 25 Days holiday per annum
* Life Assurance
* Pension Scheme
* Company bonus scheme
* Other soft benefits

Our client is an equal opportunities employer, and they value diversity and promote equality across all of their businesses. They welcome applications from all sections of society and are always happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. The terminology used in this advert is not intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

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Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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