Arrow Electronics Key Account Manager in Harlow, United Kingdom


Key Account Manager

Job Description:

  • Principal AccountabilitiesDevelop and share a business plan that will define the emerging technologies market, which will focus on New Customer Start Up’s and established start ups (1-3 years old)To confidently engage and sell the Arrow portfolio to a broad range of businesses which operate within the emerging technologies market which may include start-ups, government agencies, funding providers as well as traditional OEM’s, CEM’s.Plan and implement a sales strategy to enable solution selling of the Arrow Products and Services portfolio which will also include the various Finance programs of Arrow Finance, Capital Finance, Indiegogo etcAbility to influence and build relations at all levels within the business to articulate and sell the Arrow portfolio, its associated services and the finance models on offer.Leading reviews with vendors and customers in a commercial and engineering environment. Must be able to prepare comprehensive internal quarterly business reviews (iQBR), presenting strategic plans and implementation steps to grow sales, demand creation and improve customer service. Ability to lead regular QBRs with major customers that unlock additional sales opportunities.Job ComplexityRequires in-depth knowledge and experience of the electronics market with a focus on the emerging technologies market.Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutionsWorks independently; receives minimal guidanceActs as a resource for colleagues with less experienceUses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products/services or processesOften leads the work of project teams and is used to a Matrix environment to achieve resultsExperience / EducationCommercially astute with experience of working with Start Up’s, funding agencies and government agencies and the ability to Sell SolutionsTech savvy with a firm understanding of the emerging technologies market (key words....IoT, Wireless, Cloud, connectivity etc).Millenium Go Getter (Self starter) Hunter profileMatrix manager to deliver objectives through the wider ADR/TM/FAE teamTypically requires extensive knowledge of related experience with a an advanced degree; or equivalent proven experience.LocationInitial focused coverage of the SE (Cambridge/London/Reading)Role/Band/SalaryAccount Manager



Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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