Senior Account Manager Job in Nairobi for a Global Leader in Rental Financing Solutions (700K)

Job Vacancy: Senior Account Manager

Salary: 700K

Job Brief: Our client is a global leader in offering rental financing solutions with operations in multiple countries across the global.

They’re looking to recruit for a Senior Account Manager who will be in charge of creating long-term, trusting relationships with our customers.

The Senior Account Manager’s role is to oversee a portfolio of assigned customers, develop new business from existing clients and actively seek new sales opportunities.

The Senior Account Manager will work very closely with C-Suite Executives (CEO / MD / CFO) to develop aggressive growth strategies while consolidating the relationships with the existing clients.

Salary Scale: Ksh 400,000 – 700,000

Location: Nairobi

Account management responsibilities include:

  • Developing strong relationships with customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders and preparing sales reports.
  • Account Managers also answer client queries and identify new business opportunities among existing customers.
  • In this role, you will liaise with cross-functional internal teams to improve the entire customer experience.
  • This position may require occasional travel.


  • Developing trust relationships with a portfolio of major clients.
  • Expanding the relationships with existing customers by continuously proposing solutions that meet their objectives
  • Serve as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize profits
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives
  • Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas
  • Forecast and track key account metrics and reports on account status
  • Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory
  • Assist management team with marketing events and initiatives
  • Compliance with Business Policies and Procedures


  • Experience in sales and providing solutions based on customer needs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability in problem-solving and negotiation
  • Qualification to assist in business administration, sales or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as an Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Sales Account Manager, Junior Account Manager or relevant role
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level
  • Solid experience with CRM software and MS Office (particularly MS Excel)
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with the banking sector advantageous.

Other External Stakeholders

  • Commercial banks & Other Funding institutions
  • Vendors and Suppliers
  • Marketing partners

How to Apply

If you feel that you’re cut for this role and is able to work at a senior executive level with a high growth, ambitious organization, please send your CV to clearly quoting “SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER” on the email subject line.

Your application should reach us on or before 25th July 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Sales and Marketing
Updated: July 3, 2019 — 12:36 pm