Title:  Bodyshop Key Account Manager

Reference Number:  3284

Field Based, GB

Date:  3 Apr 2024
Company:  LKQ Bodyshop

Job Overview

The Bodyshop Key Account Manager (KAM) will be responsible for acquiring, maintaining, and growing some of LKQ (Bodyshop)'s national and regional accounts.
You will join a team with terrific engagement where our colleagues are at the heart of everything we do. This vacancy presents a brilliant opportunity for you to make your mark and create an impact in an exciting and evolving industry where LKQ are market leaders in distribution.  Elevate your career within a broad colleague and customer centric group. We are an incredibly collaborative and friendly team. We are excited to build on the success of our dedicated strategic key accounts channel.
The role will build strategic relationships, providing comprehensive and innovative support to our key account customers, helping them maximise their sales and profit opportunities. The KAM will work both remotely and at customer locations nationally at a strategic level with senior members of their customer organisations.


Why work for LKQ

We are a people first organisation for our colleagues, the customer is at the heart of everything we do, and in turn we put our colleagues at the forefront of our business. As with many of our roles, we are happy to talk about flexible working options, we are committed to supporting a healthy work life balance. We’re looking for people who love what they do, are passionate about delivering only the very best and make it their business to excel, whatever their role. We strive to support all our employees through their individual career paths and thrive within our business.

Key Responsibilities

•    Collaborating with the field-based, sales office and central support teams to deliver operational excellence across a defined customer base.
•    Partnering with key account customers to deliver a continuous improvement across their business metrics and KPI measures in line with channel goals and objectives.
•    Utilising relevant business data to understand the sales and margin opportunities across coatings, collision, and equipment product groups.
•    Engaging with all internal departments to ensure clear communication and understanding of accounts such as, Technical, Marketing, Product, Finance and Credit Control.
•    Providing accurate forecasting for customer portfolio, managing clear and consistent pricing terms and rebates to maintain a fair and healthy profit margin.

Skills and Experience

•    Proven effective planning and organisational skills.
•    Self-aware and challenging of the status quo.
•    Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
•    Proven effective communication skills, a confident cross-functional communicator with the ability to influence.
•    Pro-active commercial problem solver and analyst.
•    Self-starter, who can work autonomously and remotely with extensive travel.
•    Significant experience and success with high level account management or a similar senior customer facing role.

What we offer

•    25 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays.
•    Flexible working.
•    Car Allowance.
•    Bonus.
•    Hapi benefits retail discount on multiple retailers.
•    Staff discount, purchase car parts at cost plus VAT.
•    Genuine career progression and continual ongoing development.
•    Pension.
•    Access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme, offering financial and wellbeing support.
LKQ Euro Car Parts sits at the heart of the automotive aftermarket, supplying an unrivalled range of vehicle parts to over 18,000 customers through a world class logistics operation in the UK and Ireland. But we are so much more than just a parts supplier, we lead the market through innovative digital and service offerings, supporting our customers every step of the way as they prepare for the future. If you want to start your career with LKQ Euro Car Parts apply now.