National Key Accounts Manager


Burton-on-Trent, GB

The Role

The National Key Accounts Manager will be responsible for sustaining and developing existing key accounts for Etex (Exteriors) UK Ltd.

Competitive Salary

36.5 hours per week

Your New Role

The role of National Key Accounts Manager is to work hard to ensure that processes and governance are continually updated and adhered to.  

Key Responsibilites are:

  • Key account management of the Major Buying Groups, National Builders Merchants, Buying Societies, and large turnover multi-brand direct trading accounts
  • Responsible for negotiating annual trading terms on a national basis and maintaining throughout the year
  • Effective networking including attendance at National and Regional Seminars, Conferences, Exhibitions, and other Industry events
  • Contact and effective communication at all levels of the business, including proprietors, Directors, and with Senior, Managers
  • In collaboration with Marketing, development, support, promotion, and delivery of all current marketing campaigns
  • Management of several additional projects including those specific to sales and marketing
  • Always seek to add value, applying lean principles, wherever applicable

The Person

At Etex Exteriors UK Ltd we are looking for a dedicated, communicative and innovative person to join our team, for this position you will also require:

  • Strong negotiation skills,
  • Analytical and good communication skills are essential
  • To be confident to deliver difficult messages whilst maintaining excellent customer relations
  • Significant commercial experience at senior management level
  • A proven track record of achieving challenging objectives and driving superior performance through self and others
  • The ability to demonstrate self management and to lead with professionalism and integrity 


Reporting line

The National Key Accounts Manager will initially report into the Country Manager, UK, although will change reporting lines into one of the Commercial Leads in 2022.

The Company

Etex Group with headquarters in Brussels is a leading industrial group, specialized in production and marketing of high-quality building materials and solutions. As international top player, with a turnover of €3Bn and  more than 11.000 employees, Etex is active in 42 countries. 

Etex Exteriors is the division responsible for driving profitable growth as a leader in fibre cement building materials. ‘EQUITONE’ is a through-coloured facade material designed by and for architects offering unparalleled design opportunities. ‘CEDRAL’ is a brand built on a history of fibre cement roofing and expanding to façade as the total exterior solution for your home. ‘ETERNIT’ is corrugated sheets for farmers equipping them with ever smarter solutions to grow and meet the needs of their future.”

  • 9% total pension (3% input from you, 6% input from us)
  • Performance based annual salary reviews
  • Free and confidential employee assistance program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free car parking
  • 26 days holiday