Title:  Regional Account Manager_CML_GB

Reference Number:  2258

Field Based, GB Exeter, GB, EX2 8HE

Date:  25 Feb 2024
Company:  LKQ Euro Car Parts

Job Overview

As a Regional Account Manager, you will be accountable for coaching and developing a team of field sales professionals across multiple regions throughout the branch network. Reporting to the Divisional Account Manager, you and your team you will be responsible for delivering exceptional customer service across our branch networks customer base whilst identifying growth potential of specific channels. You will have access to an extensive toolbox to help you develop business as well as support from Head Office, Regional Managers and support functions to help you grow our customer relationships.

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 worklife 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

  • Day to day management of XX direct reports, coaching, supporting and developing their skills
  • Identify strong leads and opportunities for all LKQ Euro Car Parts channels
  • Ensure collaborative working across the field based Account Managers and the branch network to identify existing, lapsed and new business opportunities
  • Hold regular reviews with the branch management team with a focus on monthly sales, margin and credits
  • Identify key customers to attend our various Loyalty Events across your region, work closely with the Events team and attend the events to network further
  • Hold regular customer review meetings to develop relationships and understanding of the market
  • Hold regular team reviews to identify any on going training needs
  • Play a pivotal role in the Sales Excellence Team

Skills and Experience

  • Experience leading a team of successful field based sales professionals
  • Knowledge of the automotive aftersales market
  • Ability to identify opportunities to develop the team and nurture them through training programmes
  • Have been a trusted advisor to large customers in previous roles
  • Be an excellent communicator with both internal stakeholders and key customers
  • Ability to manage and drive a sales pipeline
  • Be a positive role model
  • Have excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to use data to drive performance
  • Have the will to win and ability to encourage that same passion in others

What we offer

  • Pension
  • 22 days annual leave
  • Hapi benefits retail discount
  • Staff discount
  • Genuine career progression
  • 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.