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Corporate Sales Account Manager

Cardiff, Perth and Kinross, Reading
Full time
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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About the Role

Base Location: Cardiff, Reading and Perth – this is a hybrid role working a minimum two days a week from the office at one of the advertised locations

Salary: £31,500 - £43,800 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

As Corporate Sales Account Manager you’ll be accountable for managing existing customer accounts and secure new business, maximising renewals and margins. This will involve researching our client’s business to gain a broader understanding of their requirements and how we can improve the service we offer and presenting the information back to the business and the client. A large part of this role will involve negotiating with customers and energy consultants, ensuring that offers and contracts are produced accurately and within agreed timescales, then providing frequent reports. As part of your role you will:

- Develop relationships with TPI’s to deliver sales growth to meet business strategy goals.

- Ensure TPI agreements are up to date and delivering commercially for the business.

- Ensure clear action plans are in place and delivered for TPI’s.

- Provide excellent customer service to enable customer retention.

- Assist our senior account managers on tender submissions.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Face-to-face and telephone consultative sales experience.

- Evidence of strong customer service delivery with the ability to create excellent working relationships.

- Good understanding and application of business reporting requirements.

- Understanding of the energy markets would be advantageous.

About our Business

The race to net zero is intensifying for businesses of all sizes. Sustainable decisions made today can meet customers' changing needs for tomorrow and bring long-term success for businesses. Part of SSE plc, the UK and Ireland's largest renewable electricity generator, SSE Energy Solutions is different as all its renewable electricity is sourced from SSE's own UK wind and hydro assets.

In addition to providing gas and electricity to businesses across the UK, SSE Energy Solutions invests in, builds and connects localised flexible infrastructure to drive the long-term performance of energy assets. SSE Energy Solutions works with its customers to deliver financially robust plans to bring flexibility and diversity to their energy infrastructure - the low-carbon solutions they need to succeed in the race to net zero.

What’s in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement (including public holidays), enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Lynsey on or on 01738 340426.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.