Account Manager - Steel and Metal
What's the role?
Construction in Ireland is booming; have you noticed the predicted spend of €70.6B for 2021 within the construction industry? There has never been a better time to join us! To support the growth and robust Irish construction market, we are looking for Ireland’s finest Account Managers to ensure we can give the best possible service to our customers and the industry.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Account Manager to join our team in covering the Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly, Westmeath and Wexford region and actively welcome applications from local candidates and candidates willing to relocate to the area.
We don’t expect you to be construction expert...but you will be once you’ve graduated from our award winning training course. For this reason, we invite candidates from all industries to join our Globally recognised team to begin a career where your development is always our number one priority.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
As an Account Manager you will be responsible for undertaking out robust and dynamic training (3-4 weeks). This training will encompass our innovative products, our exciting services, our customer centric approach and all things Hilti. Concurrent to this, there will be extensive on the job training and partnering with our existing team.
At Hilti, we work a little differently. We have a direct sales model which allows us to ensure a high-level customer interaction at every encounter. We love our customers! The Account Management role is strategic account development focused, partnering with existing customers ensuring the Hilti product basket is optimised. This is no ordinary sales or business development manager job; we don't believe in a hard sell because our strong core values allow us to focus purely on building long-term sustainable relationships with our customers.
The Account Management role is very autonomous, your red Hilti van will be your office and you will plan, organise and prioritise your time to ensure effectiveness within your territory.
What do we offer?
At Hilti, it’s all about teamwork. We have an award-winning culture that is highly diverse and inclusive. We love to celebrate success and as part of the Hilti family you will be proud to work for an industry leading innovator.
Your new role will be rewarding and challenging, and you will be given the support of your leader, your peers and Hilti to ensure you succeed. Within your first 3 months you will have 4 weeks (non-consecutive) training from our state-of-the-art hub in Manchester (currently head digitally). This will include training on the Hilti approach, process and product training. The training doesn’t stop there! We have huge amounts of training available to continually grow and develop (including modules created in partnership with Ivy League Universities).
We promote over 80% of roles internally at Hilti, and as you grow you will be given opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets.
Hilti will put their trust in you, giving you plenty of responsibility, and freedom to grow and develop. What we want in return is someone who will go the extra mile, someone who will embrace change, and someone with the talent to move the business forward in their territory.
Why should you apply?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including market leading training. For us, it’s about the right person – our training will cover the rest.
At Hilti we pride ourselves on developing our people and as such, we will give you all the support you need to grow your career.
We offer a flexible working culture as well as other great benefits including 25 days holidays (not including bank holidays) with a scheme to purchase up to 10 additional days, a competitive commission structure, health insurance, pension and a company vehicle.
What you need is:
- A customer centric approach and a passion for customer excellence
- Methodical and driven approach to sales; with a sound ability to identify decision makers
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and effective problem-solving ability
- Willingness to learn, passionate and driven
- A real team player with an eye for detail
- Full working rights in Ireland
- A full, clean manual drivers license
At Hilti 80% of our management positions are filled with internal candidates. It’s testament to how much we value, develop and look after our people. If you would like to join the team at Hilti please apply today.
“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”