Account Manager

Job Title: Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Filton, Gloucestershire
Salary: £20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH13671_1547228151
Contact Name: Coral Jenkins
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2019 17:35

Job Description

Acorn Recruitment is seeking an experienced candidate ideally with a coordination/logistics background to work as an Account Manager for their client who supply and fit flooring in new homes. The salary for this position is £20,000 to £21,000 pa.

Job purpose:

- To organise and implement projects through to completion including all remedial works, ensuring that all health and safety needs and labour requirements are met in a smooth and efficient manner.

- To resolve any issues in a timely and effective manner to help deliver excellent fitting service to clients and customers and to monitor and report on progress to line manager.

- Organise and manage in house labour and sub-contractors to carry out work in liaison with the Operations Director.

- Schedule contracts.

- Organise flooring works such as scheduling labour and inspections for completion sign offs, as well as arranging occasional on-site measuring.

- Arrange delivery schedules.

- Ensure that the House Build spreadsheet is kept up to date.

- Check that sites are ready before works commence to avoid wasted labour and resources.

- Regular progress reporting and meeting attendance.

- Ensure the clients' working procedures and directions for work are carried out at all times.

- Collaborate with the Warehouse Manager to monitor and to keep adequate stock levels.

- Run jobs where possible under budget and keep a running costing sheet for each contract to show budget control.

- Prepare job files for invoicing.

- Weekly check of the fitters' time sheets and amendments for all house build accounts which includes reporting to finance the totals to pay each fitter.

- Take full ownership for the House Build administrative tasks for your accounts, including remedial works, ensuring they are kept up to date.

The role requires:

- A sound commercial approach to problems and solving them.

- Excellent communication and people skills; able to communicate with office staff, site staff, fitters, sub-contractors, customers and suppliers.

- Strong attention to detail.

- Excellent IT skills.

- Experience using Sage, Act and GoForms would be advantageous.

Key attributes:

- Strong planning / organisational / delegation skills.

- Excellent people skills.

- Ability to manage, organise and hold people to account.

- Excellent communicator able to operate at a high level of interaction with the senior personnel of our clients.

- Proactive and solution focused to deal with team and customer problems.

- Must be flexible in working hours.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.