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Global Account Director - Vodafone

Job Title: Global Account Director - Vodafone
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88997
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: njs.95297.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 01, 2012 11:55

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to own and grow a key partnership for one of the World’s Leading Market Research Consultancy and a Global Mobile Leader. It will focus on developing solutions and guiding product roadmaps to meet critical business needs for the mobile business. Nielsen’s Telecom Practice is a global leader in researching the convergence of the wireless, wireline, and media companies and Vodafone are recognised as one of the World’s leading mobile providers. This role requires active leadership in helping Vodafone understand how consumers are behaving amidst this rapidly changing set of choices. You must have experience of working with Vodafone previously. A key role on the European Management Team, you will be responsible for: * Growing revenue through sales of incremental products and price increases on annual renewals * Developing a large set of relationships at CxO, VP, and Director levels within the client organization to support growing the business and increasing the value of currently purchased data to their business * Working with the clients to incorporate Nielsen syndicated information into their performance management, offer and promotion development, advertising, device selection and network build-out, data and voice product development, customer service, distribution, and other processes. * Leading client service activities, including training and support, as well as addressing data quality challenges, for a broad group of end-users within the client organization; * Managing analytical and product management support to deliver client solutions * Developing a comprehensive and achievable three year strategic plan for the account * Discovering and qualifying new product development opportunities; To be eligible for this role you will have relevant work experience in the wireless/telecom industry, a strong connection within the Vodafone community is a must, preferably at a senior level. You are also likely to have management consulting and/or research experience, and have earned an M.B.A or equivalent and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with other highly driven colleagues where a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves approach to working with data is key to driving forward success. Are you the person we are looking for to help us “tell our story”?