Client Relationship Manager

Competitive | London | Contract

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 17 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our most prestigious clients who are an industry leader in the communications services sector, supporting them with the recruitment of a Relationship Manager to join one their thriving teams in either Central London or Birmingham, they also have a hybrid working policy in place. The role will pay a competitive salary (available on request) and bonus.

As part of the Communication Services Sales Dept., the Relationship Manager will support the management of strategic vendor relationships in EMEA, including onboarding new suppliers and maintaining a strong working relationship with distributors and strategic vendors.

What is expected of the Relationship Manager?

- Overall management of regional CS distributors and chosen strategic vendors
- Building relationships within all areas of their suppliers (including Sales, Technical, and Operations teams)
- Support contract negotiations including commercial terms and pricing
- Owning the onboarding process for new suppliers
- Managing performance review meetings and generating reports to support business decisions
- Maintaining centrally stored vendor contacts etc (Vendor Directory)
- Supporting sales and marketing activities (e.g., e-Commerce, Meeting Spaces)
- Supporting pre-sales functions
- Responsible for maintaining overall EMEA price books for key strategic vendors and suppliers

What we look for in a Relationship Manager?

- Experience in either Distribution, Tech, telecoms or communication services is preferred.
- Experience in international company preferable
- Strong relationship management skills
- Strong negotiation skills and commercial awareness
- Awareness of EMEA supply chain/Import/Tax implications
- Ability to maintain close working relationships and functions as liaison within the group companies

What the Relationship Manager will receive?

- Competitive basic salary (available on request)
- Bonus
- A global leading brand
- Industry leading benefits.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.