Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Global Account Manager. To be considered for this role, you must have an automotive manufacturer finance background, and be based within an hour commute of a London airport due to the amount of flying involved. The role of the Global Account Manager is to take responsibility for the operational management and needs of the customer (OEM) on a global level. This includes co-ordination of the needs of central office and the individual markets. Relationship management is a key objective to help develop and grow the partnership, ensuring all operational objectives are carried out across the markets. The role is also to help, support and advise the markets in achieving their local objectives. Main Responsibilities: Manage and co-ordinate the global relationship with the customer up to the Director level. Agree and gain commitment to mutual goals to achieve sales and wholesale objectives. Manage and support the performance of the markets to deliver Key Performance Indicators in terms of profit and volume. Support the budget and objective setting process for the success of the account. Support and manage projects where applicable to add value to the customer account. Manage the Global Account Analyst role to ensure effective delivery of Management Information to help develop the business. Work with the Global Account Director to help develop new markets with the OEM as opportunities arise. Qualifications, skills and experience required: Strong leadership skills and account management experience. Ability to communicate, negotiate, influence and motivate at all levels. Have at least 5 years motor finance experience. Proactive and self motivated work ethic. Solid understanding of financial accounts and automotive KPIs. Good computer skills (MS Excel, PPT, Word, Outlook). Excellent initiative and problem solving ability. The Solution Automotive Recruitment has been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.