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Key Account Manager

Ambasada Brytyjska

Ambasada Brytyjska

Kawalerii 12

Warszawa

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Key Account Manager
(POL21.458)
The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
 
Job Description (Roles and responsibilities)
 
Poland is an important partner for the UK. The British Embassy Warsaw works to develop relations between all parts of Poland and all parts of the UK. Our work covers the breadth of the bilateral relationship, including political, commercial, security and economic issues of interest to both the UK and Poland, which we deliver under the framework of a Country Strategy setting out key objectives. Roles and responsibilities might evolve, in line with the Country Strategy.

The British Embassy Warsaw is committed to being an inclusive employer. We actively champion diversity and UK values, internally and externally. We value team working, flexibility, responsibility and creativity, as well as everyone’s contribution to making the Embassy a great place to work, where our people get good training and fulfil their potential. We have a strong Learning and Development culture, organise regular in-house training opportunities, and encourage staff to take on opportunities for development.

The British Embassy in Warsaw is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking to recruit an energetic, enthusiastic, self-starter and motivated Key Account Manager to work in the Department for International Trade (DIT).

The DIT helps UK-based businesses to export to Poland and other international markets and it works with the best European companies to encourage them to invest in the UK. The successful jobholder will join the DIT Team in Warsaw to help UK companies to succeed in accessing high value business opportunities in infrastructure in Poland and Europe Central. The role entails working with senior stakeholders in the UK and local contacts in Poland to deliver ambitious Europe Central regional performance targets in the Infrastructure sector and to support UK businesses in overcoming the market access barriers.

Main roles and responsibilities:
  • Support the Team Leader in driving the Infrastructure campaign in Poland to deliver high value export wins for the UK companies;
  • Identify opportunities for the UK companies in relevant sub-sectors of infrastructure (rail, airports, construction, smart cities, ports, water managements and others);
  • Match the UK offering/capabilities to local market opportunities to help optimise UK business development in Poland and the Europe Central region;
  • Manage project delivery, promotional and follow up activities to meet annual performance targets;
  • Develop relations between government & industry stakeholders to support the modernisation of transport infrastructure in Poland and to introduce UK experience to the Polish market;
  • Support the Team Leader in organising webinars, conferences, events, study visits;
  • Co-operate closely with other Embassy teams, relevant external stakeholders and DIT colleagues across Central Europe and wider European region.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • Fluency at a C level in English and Polish (both oral and written);
  • At least 2 years’ experience in working in a relevant business environment;
  • A college / university level degree;
  • Strategic commercial and economic awareness;
  • Experience of working autonomously, as well as being part of an international team
  • Experience of business development and in delivering results;
  • Strong experience in developing relationships with customers and stakeholders;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong IT computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office and Internet;
  • Working co-operatively with others and building relations.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Understanding of and experience in the infrastructure sector (such as rail, airports, ports, smart cities sectors);
  • An innovative attitude especially towards customer service and performance management;
  • Experience in delivering events, both in-person and online;
  • Experience in working in a bigger network with regular on-line communication with colleagues from different countries.
Other benefits and conditions of employment

This is a full-time position of 5 days (37.5 net per week) for 2 years with the possibility of renewal by mutual agreement. The gross salary is PLN 8,462 per month. The start date is 29 November 2021. Please note that staff members are responsible for paying any income tax required by the local law.

The annual leave entitlement is 20 or 26 days per year pro rata and the British Embassy also enjoys a maximum of 14 Polish / UK public holidays per year.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Polish references check and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of three months. Candidates must have pre-existing right to live and work in Poland for the duration of the job offer in order to apply. The British Embassy does not sponsor work permits. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Warsaw are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to Polish employment law.

Visa / passport requirements

Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Poland and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract. Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you meet the legal requirements to live and work in this country.

Working patterns

BE Warsaw has a strong commitment to work/life balance. Office hours are 8:30 – 16:30, staff are encouraged to leave on time. Flexi-hours are also possible within the Embassy building’s opening hours (0800-1800). We have mobile technology and most staff in the team work from home one day a week in normal circumstances.

Additional information
 
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on 31 October 2021.

We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered. Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen. Please be advised that the British Embassy will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through the official tal.net site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official tal.net site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.
Key Account Manager
(POL21.458)
The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
 
Job Description (Roles and responsibilities)
 
Poland is an important partner for the UK. The British Embassy Warsaw works to develop relations between all parts of Poland and all parts of the UK. Our work covers the breadth of the bilateral relationship, including political, commercial, security and economic issues of interest to both the UK and Poland, which we deliver under the framework of a Country Strategy setting out key objectives. Roles and responsibilities might evolve, in line with the Country Strategy.

The British Embassy Warsaw is committed to being an inclusive employer. We actively champion diversity and UK values, internally and externally. We value team working, flexibility, responsibility and creativity, as well as everyone’s contribution to making the Embassy a great place to work, where our people get good training and fulfil their potential. We have a strong Learning and Development culture, organise regular in-house training opportunities, and encourage staff to take on opportunities for development.

The British Embassy in Warsaw is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking to recruit an energetic, enthusiastic, self-starter and motivated Key Account Manager to work in the Department for International Trade (DIT).

The DIT helps UK-based businesses to export to Poland and other international markets and it works with the best European companies to encourage them to invest in the UK. The successful jobholder will join the DIT Team in Warsaw to help UK companies to succeed in accessing high value business opportunities in infrastructure in Poland and Europe Central. The role entails working with senior stakeholders in the UK and local contacts in Poland to deliver ambitious Europe Central regional performance targets in the Infrastructure sector and to support UK businesses in overcoming the market access barriers.

Main roles and responsibilities:
  • Support the Team Leader in driving the Infrastructure campaign in Poland to deliver high value export wins for the UK companies;
  • Identify opportunities for the UK companies in relevant sub-sectors of infrastructure (rail, airports, construction, smart cities, ports, water managements and others);
  • Match the UK offering/capabilities to local market opportunities to help optimise UK business development in Poland and the Europe Central region;
  • Manage project delivery, promotional and follow up activities to meet annual performance targets;
  • Develop relations between government & industry stakeholders to support the modernisation of transport infrastructure in Poland and to introduce UK experience to the Polish market;
  • Support the Team Leader in organising webinars, conferences, events, study visits;
  • Co-operate closely with other Embassy teams, relevant external stakeholders and DIT colleagues across Central Europe and wider European region.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • Fluency at a C level in English and Polish (both oral and written);
  • At least 2 years’ experience in working in a relevant business environment;
  • A college / university level degree;
  • Strategic commercial and economic awareness;
  • Experience of working autonomously, as well as being part of an international team
  • Experience of business development and in delivering results;
  • Strong experience in developing relationships with customers and stakeholders;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong IT computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office and Internet;
  • Working co-operatively with others and building relations.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Understanding of and experience in the infrastructure sector (such as rail, airports, ports, smart cities sectors);
  • An innovative attitude especially towards customer service and performance management;
  • Experience in delivering events, both in-person and online;
  • Experience in working in a bigger network with regular on-line communication with colleagues from different countries.
Other benefits and conditions of employment

This is a full-time position of 5 days (37.5 net per week) for 2 years with the possibility of renewal by mutual agreement. The gross salary is PLN 8,462 per month. The start date is 29 November 2021. Please note that staff members are responsible for paying any income tax required by the local law.

The annual leave entitlement is 20 or 26 days per year pro rata and the British Embassy also enjoys a maximum of 14 Polish / UK public holidays per year.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Polish references check and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of three months. Candidates must have pre-existing right to live and work in Poland for the duration of the job offer in order to apply. The British Embassy does not sponsor work permits. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Warsaw are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to Polish employment law.

Visa / passport requirements

Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Poland and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract. Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you meet the legal requirements to live and work in this country.

Working patterns

BE Warsaw has a strong commitment to work/life balance. Office hours are 8:30 – 16:30, staff are encouraged to leave on time. Flexi-hours are also possible within the Embassy building’s opening hours (0800-1800). We have mobile technology and most staff in the team work from home one day a week in normal circumstances.

Additional information
 
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on 31 October 2021.

We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered. Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen. Please be advised that the British Embassy will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through the official tal.net site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official tal.net site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

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