Key Account Coordinator

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Adore Recruitment
  • Post Date: September 27, 2019
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Job Overview

Key Account Coordinator

Location: Watford

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 pa

Sector: Shipping

Job Reference: KB864780


Overall Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Key Account Coordinator to join a very successful shipping company in Watford.


Ideally would suit someone with logistics, supply chain or IT background. Willing take on graduates


Will be responsible for the day to day operations for the Key Account of a large blue-chip client. Proactively maintaining a consistent high level of service delivery. Maintaining the revenue and gross profit of each account ensuring they remain profitable in line with annual targets, exhausting all additional revenue streams opportunities. Assist with the implementation of any new services. Working with the client to ensure the service requirements are understood and implemented in line with client expectations.


Hours of Work – Monday – Friday 08.30h – 17.30h – 40 hours Per week – One-hour unpaid lunch


Key Accountabilities

  • Assist the Key Account Manager in the execution of their duties.
  • Matching customer requirements/ensure compliance of their process’s
  • Managing operational day to day financial and operational KPI’s and reporting in line with SLA’s
  • Innovation/operational initiatives, as well as structural, process etc.
  • Complete all operational activities correctly, on time including financial, legal and customer relationships for the key account, maintaining a detailed knowledge of customers SLA
  • Understand customer’s needs, apply best practice resolving issues to ensure best operational outcome.
  • Communicate instructions and direction within the client’s network ensuring best operational customer targets are achieved.
  • Responsible and accountable for managing operational day to day and operational KPI’s and reporting in line with SLA’s, reporting to Key Account Manager, ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Suggesting innovation / operational initiatives, as well as structural, process etc.
  • Implement and improve new efficiencies in customer workflow in conjunction with Line Manager,
  • Ensure all reports are generated by given deadlines and handed to Line Manager.


Person Specification

  • IT Literate (Excel advanced)
  • Good analytical skills
  • Knowledge of the Freight Forwarding industry (desirable)
  • Time management and prioritisation specific knowledge skills/required.
  • To have experience of successful liaisons with both customers and suppliers.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Evidence of achievement within a commercial environment.
  • Financial awareness.
  • Demonstrate experience of multiple project management.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Display commercial acumen.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of the commercial processes.



  • After completing six months’ service, UK Death in Service – three times your annual salary.
  • After one year’s service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required).
  • After one year’s service company contributions increase to 9% for the Group personal Pension Plan.
  • 20 Days holiday plus statutory Bank Holidays. The company offers additional holiday linked to the length of service (“Loyalty Days”). Your holiday will increase by one loyalty day for every year of completed service up to an additional five loyalty days.


Due to the high response received for some vacancies we regret that we are sometimes unable to reply to all applicants. If you have not been contacted within 7 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, we will keep your details and notify you of any other opportunities.


Please note, you will be asked to provide your eligibility to work in the UK.


For more information on this position please contact Kylie at Adore Recruitment.

Job Detail
  • Offered Salary£30,000 - £50,000
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