About the role
The role of Account Manager is exciting and demanding. Enabling our clients to deliver their own organisational goals and ambitions; it includes core elements of client consultancy, relationship management, business development and leading on specific areas of expertise. As key part of our business development team, you will also have the opportunity to contribute to our business strategy through involvement in selected internal projects. Supported by a team of Associate Directors, your onboarding will include an introduction to our business, market and our innovative products and services. Initially your responsibilities will also include a focus on the design and delivery of programmes for our clients which will equip you with the valuable knowledge and experience needed to succeed in your role.
The role will be responsible for:
Business Development - develop new business within existing clients, cross selling and leading proposals and RFP responses for new clients
Client Consultancy – support our clients to understand their needs, provide expertise, recommend and agree appropriate solutions
Relationship and Account Management – to nurture and grow existing accounts, build relationships and extend relationship contacts globally.
Commercials – ensure clear contracts and Terms and Conditions are in place and are commercially sound
Project Accountability – working with Programme Leads and Project Managers to successfully deliver our client projects successfully deliver our client projects.
Product owner – oversee the development of client solutions from inception to market with support from key stakeholders
Business Planning and Reporting – take an active role in business planning activities and provide regular and ad-hoc reporting information as required
Contribute to Business Strategy – working with our internal team to deliver internal initiatives and projects to support our strategic goals
The right person will be able to demonstrate an ability to oversee large scale learning and development projects, maintain senior relationships within large organisations and be commercially savvy. You will have strong communication skills (face to face and virtual) and high levels of organisational skills, autonomy and interpersonal sensitivity. You will be ambitious, resilient and hardworking; and will thrive in a busy working environment. This is a part-time (50%), permanent role with the chance to be part of a passionate, committed and collaborative team who work hard but also know how to have fun. Flexible hours may be negotiated depending on need. It’s important that everyone at The Oxford Group embodies our values centred around great performance, relationships, love of learning and humanity. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.
Successful candidates will have the following behaviours:
Proactive – follows up on and generates action
Collaborative – enjoys and is motivated working with a variety of teams
Flexible – works to get the job done flexing approach and priorities to meet deadlines
Prioritisation – takes a helicopter view of projects and prioritises accordingly
Challenging – confident to challenge requests/ways of thinking for the good of the team
What we offer
Dependent upon experience, the salary is €70k to €90k or £50k to £80k, Full Time Equivalent, per annum plus a bonus based on company and personal performance. The successful candidate will be home based and expected to work at our offices in Versailles, London and Eynsham as needed. International travel and overnight stays will be required dependent upon client activity.
The Oxford Group is a leading global provider of leadership, management development and executive coaching solutions to large international organisations. We are a City & Guilds Group business, a global leader in skills development. We have a well-earned reputation for quality, professionalism and working through long term partnerships with clients.
Please send your CV and a detailed tailored covering email or letter to firstname.lastname@example.org Selection will be through an initial telephone interview, followed by assessment centre for shortlisted candidates. For more information about The Oxford Group, please visit our website at www.oxford-group.com. The closing date for applications 31st May 2021. We are an organisation that values diversity. Selection is based solely upon one’s individual merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics protected by law.