Account Manager - New Business

  • Houston
  • Confidential
  • 7-10 years
  • 06 Feb 2015

  • Sales/ Business Development/ Account Management

  • Oil/ Gas/ Petrochemicals / Refinery
Job Description


As an Account Manager within the New Business team, your key objective is to work with both employers and job seekers to find a successful match for both parties. Whether you're advising one of the world's largest companies on a candidate sourcing strategy or helping a candidate taking the next step in their career, this is an exciting and rewarding career. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

1. Business Development

- Actively developing new clients through generated leads and market knowledge;

- Proactively visiting and speaking with prospective and developing clients;

- Entering into cooperation agreements with clients and external parties;

- Concluding Supplier Agreements with clients (volume agreements);

2. Recruitment and Selection

- Generating a continuous flow of suitable candidates for local or global assignments in accordance with the clients' candidate profile;

- Initiating/organizing recruitment activities (in cooperation with colleagues);

- Managing a structured and adequate candidate database;

- Coordinating the candidate flow;

- Developing and applying various recruitment tools including databases, social media, marketing and networking;

3. Relationship Management

- Comprehensively managing the expectations of the client, candidates whilst developing new business and maximizing on potential business opportunities.



- Bachelors Degree or strong sales background required

- Prior recruitment experience is preferred

- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


- Commercial;

- Independence/Self management;

- Driven, motivated and a positive, can do attitude;

- Goal driven and target orientated;

- Outstanding communication skills (ability to persuade and build rapport);

- Entrepreneurial & Results driven;

- Ambitious.