Key Account Manager | NGP Careers

Key Account Manager

Full Time – UK

Hi, we're Northern Gas and Power

Northern Gas and Power (a subsidiary of Global Procurement Group) is a global energy procurement consultant and is the largest energy consultancy in Europe. We guide businesses of all sizes ranging from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts.

We set up comprehensive strategies for organisations to procure their energy contracts, negotiate contracts with energy suppliers, introduce and operate risk management frameworks; collect, check and analyse invoices, and calculate their GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Our consultancy is supported by our unique ClearVUE platform that brings together and visualises information from a global energy portfolio down to the last detail – helping our clients work towards their net zero goals and ensuring compliance with climate-related legislation.

Our people are what define us. Every day we empower our employees to achieve more and explore exciting career opportunities.

Employee wellbeing is at the forefront of our organisational values, consistently making Northern Gas and Power the employer of choice within the B2B energy procurement sector.

We are a global organisation. Our workforce is 850+ strong, spanning across three continents with modern and vibrant offices in the UK, France, Malta, India and the USA.

What is the job about?

Key Account Managers (KAM) are responsible for the management of complex and/or large multi-site customers. A far more personal service than those who work within Customer Service, KAMs are expected to have a full understanding of their clients’ portfolios and are able to assist with many enquiries including site lists, billing validation, debt consolidation and technical support around metering issues.

What exactly will you do?

The role holder will complete general Customer Service functions within the team, speaking with customers, suppliers and numerous other stakeholders including third party partners to identify and implement improvements in all aspects of our support for clients.

The role will contribute to achieving strategically important outcomes for the business by contributing to the delivery of a bespoke service for those customers who spend significant amounts of money on their energy. Some examples of what you will do include:

  • Working with customers to maintain their portfolio of energy contracts
  • Ensuring that CCL/VAT queries and amendments are completed in a timely manner
  • Checking customer invoices to confirm that billing amounts are correct and advising customers accordingly to ensure that all debts are cleared

You’ll also have the following responsibilities:

  • Complete management services for any customer within the portfolio of energy contracts managed by Northern Gas and Power
  • Provide advice and support to clients who require any additional support including energy management services
  • Perform root cause investigation into metering and billing issues experienced by our customers including providing viable solutions

What we’re looking for

  • Timely resolution to any queries forwarded to KAMs
  • Proactively manage accounts to identify potential issues, such as debt on their accounts, early to prevent supply/legal issues in the future
  • Contribute towards efficiency savings within the business through the identification of new sites or energy management services
  • Analyse complex data such as energy invoices and ‘Half Hourly’ reports to identify patterns and trends and ensure accurate billing
  • Evaluate information from multiple sources relating to complex metering issues to identify improvement opportunities
  • Able to prioritise multiple issues with multiple Key Accounts to achieve suitable solutions conflicting requirements/priorities across business areas and stakeholders
  • Sound analytical skills, capable of clearly identifying and solving problems proactively
  • Articulate with effective communication, written, interpersonal and presentation skills to be able to present clearly to various audiences as required
  • Highly organised, structured and pragmatic and, where needed, flexible in approach to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Able to monitor progress against targets and provide updates as necessary to manage expectations
  • Extensive experience of working with all Microsoft packages, particularly MS Excel

Bonus points

  • Broad knowledge of Utilities processes
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Astute, organisationally aware, with experience of working in a complex business environment

What’s in it for you?

  • Industry-leading compensation package: Negotiable base salary (£20,000 – £23,000 DoE) + Benefits
  • Rapidly growing user base: Work directly with some of the UK’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies
  • Solve interesting problems, at scale: Deeply explore the ever-evolving world of energy procurement, with no two solutions ever being the same
  • Learn from industry-leading experts: We have cultivated some of best talent in the industry, allowing you to supercharge your career progression and learn from the best minds out there
  • Work-life balance: No late finishes, keep your plans with friends and family
  • Career growth: We enjoy promoting from within!
  • Unrivalled perks (including but not limited to):
    • 23 days annual leave + bank holidays
    • Full month of December off (fully paid)
    • Wellbeing, gym and spa discounts and access to 1:1 sessions with our in-house Health & Wellbeing team
    • Company parties and retreats abroad
    • Festival and Events tickets (such as Silverstone, Wimbledon, Tomorrowland and Lost & Found!)
    • Top 10 Club (this includes free parking, free car valets, a paid for-food shop and much more!)

Apply now

You must have evidence of the right to work in the country you are applying. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a criminal record check and/or credit check. This will be confirmed to you during the recruitment process accordingly. We have a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and a copy of the policy can be requested prior to your application should you wish.

t:  0191 478 9504
e:  changeyourlife@ngpltd.co.uk

Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time. We welcome people to apply again after a period of 6 months.

  • If you are interested in the role, please submit your details and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!