Key Account Manager

Newly created strategic key account management role, National scope, untapped business development opportunities, Perth Location/WFH.

  • Newly created strategic key account management role
  • National scope, untapped business development opportunities
  • Perth location/ WFH


About DKSH Performance Materials

DKSH is the No. 1 Market Expansion Services Group with focus on Asia Pacific. We support companies in expanding their businesses in existing markets and launching into new ones.

Our Business Units Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Performance Materials and Technology help our clients and customers grow by providing services including sourcing, market insights, marketing and sales, eCommerce, distribution, and logistics as well as after-sales services. Check out to learn more about DSKH and how we deliver growth to our partners across the globe.

DKSH Performance Materials has an exciting opportunity for a Key Account Manager with experience in strategic account management to join a passionate team who are engaged and driven to deliver for our clients and customers.

About the role

This is a newly created role that is pivotal in accelerating growth opportunities for DKSH Performance Materials. The Key Account Manager will own key account strategy development in our Mining and Agriculture segment, working collaboratively with other internal functions to drive top line sales growth.  Understanding the strategic challenges and priorities of all customers, the Key Account Manager will deliver timely and effective solutions that drive new business and share of wallet growth to a high potential customer base.  Using market data and sales analytics, bucket loads of tenacity and a natural flair to create a compelling narrative, youre able to penetrate new customers and secure their business. The role will work closely with internal stakeholders to align resources and drive implementation.   

About you

You possess a strong background in partnering with customers, internal stakeholders and an outstanding track record of growing revenue with large accounts in the Mining and Agricultural segment. Your Bachelors degree or equivalent in science, mineral processing or business will be well regarded and hold you in good stealth to thrive in this role. 

Your collaboration skills mean that you develop healthy relationships with customers and internal business partners quickly and can align business goals cross-functionally and execute with precision. You are skilled at articulating the value proposition to our high value customers and in time, (and with our help!) you become a subject matter expert for the segment including a knowledge of the key players, competitors, and industry trends. 

You are adept at managing an effective sales process and diligent in maintaining all activity in, which you use to maximise your efficiency, call planning and pipeline management. You can draw on an impressive record of above plan performance, born from one-part IQ and two-parts EQ. 

Your well refined negotiation skills and attention to the finer details mean that you are capable of implementing commercially viable trading agreements.  You build mutually beneficial opportunities for DKSH, and our existing and future customers. You articulate market and data insights into actionable strategies for your territory and the segment. 

Why join the DKSH team

This is a growing sector so the opportunity to learn, develop your skills and grow your career is very real. Our leadership team believe in flexible working, setting the team up for success through comprehensive on boarding and ongoing development opportunities. 

Flexible working, a competitive salary and a generous incentive program are on offer. Who wouldnt want that in a growing market segment 

If you are a self-starter who loves delivering solution focussed outcomes for customers, then wed love to hear from you! 

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We genuinely thank you in advance for taking the time to apply and considering DKSH as a future employer.


20/04/2021 $0 Perth 1 Sales
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