Account Manager

Date 16/12/20

Location Colnbrook, near Slough

Do you have at least five years’ waste industry experience and account/contract management or sales experience? Can you give us first-rate customer service skills? At Grundon Waste Management, we’re looking for a permanent Account Manager to join the Contract Management team at our Colnbrook office, near Slough, offering a competitive salary, company car and fantastic benefits, including:

- Pension scheme – auto-enrolment on your first day with us. You contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this.
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one).
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period)
- Optional Health Cash Plan to help you manage the cost of your everyday healthcare
- Employee Assistance Programme – confidential and accessible 24/7
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms).

What you'll be doing as our Account Manager
You’ll manage a portfolio of sites requiring a total waste management solution for one of our key customers.
- You’ll develop and grow multiple sites across Greater London and the South-East.
- Visit our Benson head office in South Oxfordshire on a weekly basis to work with the Helpdesk, collating financial reports and providing query escalation support. 
- Attend monthly site-based meetings with Facilities/Centre Managers.
- Organise and carry out regular presentations, waste awareness seminars and facility tours.
- Complete regular site audits and waste composition analyses, providing written reports.
- Liaise with Grundon depots to mobilise new services and equipment to customer sites.
- Ensure that day-to-day operational matters and site queries are dealt with by our Customer Service and Helpdesk teams.
- Carry out regular pricing, service, value and profitability reviews of each site.

What we're looking for in our Account Manager
- Experience working in the waste and recycling sector.
- At least 5 years' contract management or similar experience.
- You're a confident and approachable communicator and negotiator.
- You can produce accurate and engaging presentations and reports.
- Competent computer skills, including databases.
- Full UK driving licence.

Grow with Grundon
At the cutting-edge of waste management, we’re ranked in the prestigious Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table of top-performing private companies.  With a bright future and expansion plans, Grundon could be a great career fit for you as Account Manager!

Working hours: 35 per week: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri.

Interested in joining the Grundon success story as our Account Manager? Click apply. NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

 

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential