Account Manager

Account Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 11453
Job Function: Account Management
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 11 Oct 2021

Job Overview

This is a development and client support role that will be tailored to the individual.

The purpose of the role is to support the day-to-day running of customer accounts ensuring great customer service is provided and service excellence is delivered.

The candidate would be expected to be a quick learner, challenge the effectiveness of business processes which underpin performance, contribute to continuous improvement projects, participate in customer meetings, respond to customer queries and drive value for TVS and performance for the client.

This is not a sales position. It is about providing service, understanding processes and supporting the client.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with the client.
  • Support the Account Manager to ensure contract performance KPI’s and inspirational service is delivered
  • Work with the Account Manager to ensure contracted profit and revenue targets are achieved
  • Identify and suggest continuous improvement ideas and cost-down opportunities to the Account Manager
  • To support the Account Manager in reviewing the effectiveness of KPI’s and performance measurement of the contracts
  • Support the Account Manager in preparing and delivering monthly & quarterly client meetings
  • Suggest flexible & innovative solutions to the client’s operational issues
  • Build and maintain relationships with all key internal stakeholders within TVS SCS
  • Identify growth opportunities and solutions for both the Client and TVS SCS
  • Maintain reports in the form of management reports and operational review minutes
  • Keep abreast of the client’s issues, industry issues and all related legislative matters, to develop their knowledge and business network

Support the Account Manager with any ad-hoc project support

Qualifications and Skills

This role will be ideal for someone looking to develop their skill set within Account Management. An ideal candidate would have the following experience but given this is a development role some gaps are expected.


  • Experience in logistics & supply chain operations
  • Direct first-hand experience of dealing with clients
  • Working in an environment where performance targets must be met
  • Experience of responding to problems, determining causes, developing improvement
  • Commercial and operational background would be of advantage
  • Experience of developing relationships with clients
  • Customer focused with determination to deliver positive outcomes for the client
  • Empathetic and persuasive person


In return for your hard work we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.


Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)
  • Subsidised canteen


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative, and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.


TVS are currently operating on a fully remote working basis, there will however, be a period of time at the start of your employment spent in our office familiarising yourself with our systems and process. The longer term plan is to introduce hybrid remote and office working.


Where we are:


Our head office is based at a purpose built, state of the art distribution facility on Buckshaw Village in Chorley with excellent transport links to the M61 and M6 plus a mainline train station less than a mile away. The office has on site parking, shower facilities for those who brave the elements on a bike or on foot and a subsidised canteen.


About TVS:


TVS Supply Chain Solutions are a world leading supply chain and logistics services provider, implementing innovative supply chain solutions as true partners with a broad range of blue chip organisations worldwide. Our clients operate in diverse sectors such as Defence, Utilities, Automotive, Rail and Beverage but they all have time-sensitive, business critical missions to deliver and TVS are an essential and integral component in their performance – with our help they achieve their business goals.


If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

  • Pragmatic and quick to respond to challenges
  • Enthusiastic to create change
  • Goal driven and focused
  • Analytical and numerate with an ability to analyse data and problem solve
  • Ability to think commercially
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ideally the candidate would be educated or able to perform to degree level

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