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Commercial / Key Account Co-ordinator

Posted 8 March by Saint-Gobain Limited Ended

Company description:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial/ Key Account Co-ordinator to join our passionate and knowledgeable team at our Cardiff branch. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a new key account recently acquired by the business. You will work as part of a small team to drive the internal commercial function specifically in relation to the new key account. You will be responsible for all aspects of managing this account including sales, customer service, estimating and order entry functions. The role is instrumental in delivering sales revenue and gross margin targets for the business as well as positively evolving measured customer satisfaction.



Job description:

What will I be doing in the role?


In the role as Commercial/ Key Account Co-ordinator you will; 




  • Be the main point of contact for our key account (this includes 27 branches) dealing with all of their queries and requests in a timely manner to build a strong relationship 




  • Generate new enquiries and sales opportunities from the key account customer 




  • Represent the voice of the customer within the business; expressing their needs, wants and challenges to enable the branch to respond in the best way possible to maximise customer satisfaction 




  • Manage the entering/processing/progress of customer orders 




  • Own and manage customer issues and facilitate their speedy resolution to ensure maximised customer satisfaction 




  • Understand customer logistics and delivery requirements, the associated challenges and the business’ capabilities and constraints 




  • Provide and follow up on quotations in a timely manner in line with customer needs and expectations 




  • Work with other team members as appropriate to maximise team performance in line with the objectives of the organisation 




Am I who you are looking for? 


First and foremost we always want to recruit great people that align well with our values. We are particularly keen to meet people who share our passion for innovation and sustainability. For the Commercial/ Key Account Co-ordinator specifically it is important that you have: 




  • A genuine desire to understand and satisfy customers 




  • A flexible approach towards work, and willingness to cover other roles within the office at peak times 




  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written and comfortable with manipulating numbers and mathematical concepts e.g. percentages 




  • Be a good team player and communicate well with colleagues 




  • A highly self-motivated attitude and have the ability to work under own initiative 




  • Customer service experience within a fast-paced, dynamic business and/or key account experience is essential 




  • Experience of building rapport with customers remotely 




What about the business I’ll be joining? 


This vacancy is working for Glassolutions - part of the Saint-Gobain group and is the largest processor, distributor, installer and repairer of glass and glazing systems in the UK; Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?


What will I get in return?


A competitive salary and pension as well as a flexible benefits package which can be tailored to suit your needs. We offer an extensive range of benefits from cycle2work, share schemes, discounts & cashback with 100’s of retailers, discounts on cars and competitive maternity/paternity policies to name a few...   


As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Glassolutions or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success. 


What do I need to do now? 


We would love to hear from you! In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site. We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages. 


Recruitment Agency? 


Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/applications from anyone, unless invited to do so.



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