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Business Account Manager - Resource Efficiency

Posted 12 months ago by Acre
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Circa £36,000 + Benefits
Sector Consultancy, Environment Management, Food / Manufacturing, Resource / Waste Management, Environment
Posted 12 months ago
Apply by Monday, 24 October 2016
Acre is working with a leading non-profit organisation that is re-inventing how we design, produce and sell products, to identify a Business Account Manager (BAM) to join a dynamic team.The role will support delivery of projects encouraging innovation and resource efficiency in the Hospitality, Tourism, Food and Drink sectors. You will be required to provide expert advice and support in resource efficiency to clients enabling them make behaviour change to embed the principles of resource efficiency into their supply chains.Core responsibilities:Maintain close working relationships with partners to identify and catalyse programme-specific plans and initiatives, directly delivering the work with stakeholdersBroker links and provide coordination to other teams and colleagues who may be engaged with stakeholders within your portfolioIdentify and embed resource efficiency initiatives and prevent waste in stakeholders' supply chain and with their consumersKeep up-to-date with relevant market knowledge, developments and trendsResearch and recruit signatories to the voluntary agreements, campaigns and initiatives whilst securing financial contributions where requiredThe successful candidate will take a lead role in managing the ongoing process on behalf of the client as appropriate, and maintain a relationship, both to ensure that desired outcomes are achieved and to identify further opportunities.Skills and capabilities:Ability and credibility to work with business and third sector teams to advise and facilitate on changes to practiceSkilled in influencing and negotiating, combined with the ability to problem solveCommercially aware of the resource efficiency challenges that businesses faceEducated to degree level with an awareness of the environmental drivers and circular economy issues in the business sectorProven ability to engage and influence stakeholders to deliver outcome based targets through driving organisational changeThis position will give you the chance to tackle challenges that organisations cannot address on their own and support leading retailers, manufactures and hospitality organisation in driving resource efficiency throughout their business.

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