Account Manager
Exigent Group Limited
Green Point, Cape Town, South Africa
17d ago

Purpose of the Role

To manage the client relationship in order to maximise profitability and opportunities to develop and grow the service.


  • 100% client retention
  • Maintain a consistently high level of client satisfaction
  • Drive a first-class exceptional service to our clients through professional and consistent communication
  • Develop and maintain a close relationship with key stakeholders and users of the service
  • Take appropriate action to remove risk relating to service, revenue or profitability
  • Identify and drive opportunity to upsell and deliver new services
  • Always know and have a view of market trends (people, process, technology, competitors)

    Account Key Performance Indicators

  • 98% deadline achievement
  • 98% quality achievement
  • Individual key performance indicators

  • 100% client retention
  • 80% of time accounted for
  • Financial

  • Achieve revenue target
  • Revenue protection (i.e. convert transactional to annuity, utilisation, drive opportunities)
  • Act upon trends and key metrics to drive opportunities, behaviours and performance
  • Business Analytics - produce, understand and maintain core client information and reports
  • Technology

    Understand technological advancements and impact on services offered

    Research technology trends and identify opportunities to improve efficiency and profitability through adoption


  • Manage Workflow & Team Manager
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the account and support the WTM
  • Drive and contribute to a culture of accountability and positive attitude
  • Mentor and develop individuals to maintain a professional, high-performance client engagement team
  • Ensure team are following all processes and procedures (both the clients’ and Exigent’s)

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • 5+ years’ proven experience as an effective Account Manager
  • Aptitude for selling
  • Ability to form relationships quickly with ease, and to build credibility with the target audience
  • A collaborative and consultative approach with clients aimed at building long-term relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) at C-suite level
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to analyse processes intelligently to improve efficiencies
  • Ability to interpret financial metrics and trends to make excellent business decisions
  • Ability to be a change agent as and when needed and an Ambassador for the business
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to make sound, commercial judgements
  • Tenacity to achieve results
  • Can create meaningful visuals from data using Power BI or equivalent, provide insight which adds value to Exigent and clients (i.
  • e. informs decision making)

  • Able to display a mentality of if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it .
  • o Excel Competent Level

    o PowerPoint Competent Level

    o Power BI Entry level

  • Six Sigma White & Yellow belt certification (or equivalent)
  • Benefits

    Exposure to international Markets

    Training growth and Development

    Energetic & positive working environment

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