Key Account Manager

VAC REF - 20399

Key Account Manager

  • Aftermarket Car
  • UK


It’s time to become a big part of an even bigger organisation as they aim to make a stir in the automotive aftermarket.

THE JOB TITLE: Key Account Manager
THE PRODUCT: Automotive Aftermarket Parts and Components
THE SALARY PACKAGE: c£50,000 Basic + Bonus + Car + Benefits
THE COMPANY: Global Component Manufacturer


A household name within the automotive aftermarket, this global manufacturer and supplier of parts and components to the automotive industry is an organisation that has a genuine footprint on the industrial map. With an ever-growing UK presence, success and growth, a new position has been created to enlist a new National / Key Account Manager to take control and responsibility for some of the largest accounts within the UK.


Your main responsibility will be the management and development of the UK’s major automotive aftermarket buying groups and their members. Working alongside a team of business development managers and reporting into the national sales manager you will ensure that the highest levels of customer service and growth across the entire organisation is substantial and continued.

Even though you will be managing these major accounts, you are constantly searching for new business as you look for new revenue streams based around the multi category parts that you are able to supply. Rolling your sleeves up is a necessity as you may find yourself in a boardroom or a garage and you must be comfortable dealing with all levels of individuals and decision makers.


As a Key Account Manager, it is essential to be well motivated, driven and ambitious along with the ability to be to work well alone and as part of a wider UK & European team.

In depth knowledge of the UK Automotive Aftermarket is of course key and having relationships at all levels is highly advantageous, as is the ability to understand what it takes to grow business.

Besides a fantastic remuneration package, you will have the opportunity to progress and grow within an organisation that is large enough to provide you with endless potential. This is not just a job but a lifelong career move for the right individual.


  • Automotive Aftermarket Sales Experience – Essential
  • Experience in selling to Buying Groups / Motor Factors / Wholesalers – Essential
  • Experience dealing with National / Key Accounts – Advantageous
  • Full Driving Licence – Essential

HOW TO APPLYIn the first instance, please forward your CV to David Jobin. All successful candidates will be contacted within 14 days of us receiving your CV.

We regret to advise that PG Automotive is unable to offer individual feedback to candidates who have not been selected for interview. This is due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy. Thank you for your understanding and we will still consider for all suitable vacancies in the future.

REFER A COLLEAGUE AND EARN VOUCHERS – If you feel that this vacancy is not suitable for you or that you are happy with your current position, we would like to offer you the opportunity to recommend someone to us and earn in gift vouchers of your choice. If you have recommended that your friend or colleague telephones our offices please advise them to state your name so that we can log your recommendation. Please note: we can only offer referral fees on candidates that are successfully placed in a new position by PG Automotive. You will be posted your vouchers by first class recorded delivery the day that your recommended candidate starts their new position.

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