Reference : 572456

Internal Account Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/19/2019

Who are we ?


Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about our Internal Account Manager opportunity. 

This role is working with Ham Baker Pipelines, a long established, market-leading organisation dedicated to the design and manufacture of innovative products for the water and waste water markets.

What impact will you have in this role?

The primary purpose of the role is to deliver and exceed sales targets. You will work closely with a small team to build and develop existing accounts, and help support the external sales team as they acquire new opportunities. Day to day, this will involve;

  • Working with a range of clients, from lead or junior buyers to retail branches.
  • Quoting prices, negotiating with suppliers, placing orders, and liaising with the dispatch teams.
  • Continuing to build your product and business area knowledge, and sharing this with the wider team.
  • Being actively involved in the team and contributing to discussions around strategy and business opportunities.

What kind of person are we looking for? 

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you? 

  • A strong proven background in account management. This could come from a range of industries, however a knowledge or understanding of the construction sector would be beneficial.
  • A desire to build strong meaningful relationships both internally and externally.
  • High level of attention to detail, and comfortable working with numbers – both in a financial sense and with product specifications.
  • Driven to increase sales through offering excellent service, and continually building your product and industry knowledge.

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions. 

You are applying to work with Ham Baker Pipelines this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.




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