American Express Head Of Account Management in Sweden, Sweden

American Express Global Corporate Payments solutions are preferred by the world's top businesses. We are innovators in the payments industry, at the forefront of creating solutions for mid-sized and large companies that help them leverage their purchasing power, eliminate many labor-intensive operations in expense management, and broaden the use of cards and electronic payments. We continue to expand the ways in which companies can maximize working capital, and provide world-class Card member benefits to their employees.

The GCP Nordic Large Market Team manages strategic corporate payment relationships with clients in the defined segment. To lead the account management team for the Nordics, we are looking for a Team leader reporting to the General Manager GCP Nordics. The Team Leader will be responsible for leading a team of senior Account Managers based in the Nordics.

This person will

  • Lead a qualified team of Account Managers

  • Ensuring high level of engagement, strong will to win

  • Developing people towards best in class Account Management profile

  • Manage a portfolio of own clients

  • Develop & implement a local strategy to grow the accounts and cross sell payment solutions, ensuring team achievement on retention and expansion in accordance with plan

  • Delivery of differentiated value to our customers aligned with Global and Regional customer strategies

  • Build strong relationships with customers at all levels (General Management, Purchasing, Finance, IT…) and actively network within the market to promote Amex Solutions

  • Drive a robust pipeline coordinating execution of a best in class implementation process

  • Partner with GMS & GNS Team, Marketing, Account Management, Technology, Business Solutions providing effective & practical guidance to orchestrate

  • Build strong relationships with prospects / clients / at all levels (General Management, Purchasing, Finance, IT…) and actively network within the market to promote Amex solutions

  • Influence and innovate to overcome complex client barriers, resolve escalated issues and manage internal stakeholders

    Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

    Seeking a minimum of 5 years prior strategic relationship management and/or sales experience. Ideal skill set includes the following :

  • Entrepreneurial approach to portfolio management; able to identify opportunities and manage through sales process.

  • Innovative and collaborative approach to solving problems and overcome barriers impacting client value or growth.

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written presentation and communication skills, with the ability to influence internal and external partners.

  • Ability to gain in-depth understanding of client needs, to develop and execute a client-focused account plan with limited support and guidance.

  • Proven relationship management skills demonstrating a comfort level and effectiveness in seeking out and establishing relationships at C-levels and within cross-functional areas within large companies.

  • Ability to effectively present products, technical solutions, and financials to clients in a strategic manner.

  • Must be able to work in a virtual environment, travel to visit clients.

  • Ability to effectively influence and manage change and display solid leadership skills.

  • Sells with integrity, in alignment with compliance and internal partner business requirements

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Title: Head Of Account Management

Location: Sweden-Sweden-Stockholm

Requisition ID: 17011033