Account/Project Manager


London and/or Bath
Starting at £26,000 - £28,000 plus commission

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 0044 (0) 8455 442 072 Tom Pathuis

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Wednesday, 28th March 2018  

About Ecodesk

Ecodesk is looking for an Account/Project Manager to join our team in our central London Offices located at 40 Bowling Green Ln, Clerkenwell and/or our Bath offices. 

We are a multi award-winning sustainability data business focusing on the collection, aggregation and analytics of supply chain sustainability data. 

We have global network of clients and partners from various industries and are the preferred solution for over 22,000 organisations worldwide. Ecodesk aims to transform data into knowledge with the objective of making global supply chains more sustainable. We provide our clients with key business benefits such as performance improvement and risk mitigation by identifying ESG risks and opportunities within the supply chain.

About the Job

As Account/Project Manager at Ecodesk you are responsible for your own set of clients. Overall, the job involves project managing the collection of sustainability data from a clients’ supply chain via the Ecodesk platform, data analysis and interpretation, and client reporting/advisory services. You are the primary contact for each client and are responsible for building robust relationships, providing excellent service levels and ultimately growing the account.

The role is a dynamic mix of hands-on client and supplier contact, project management and data interpretation combined with conceptual elements of project scoping, consultancy and product development.

In more detail an Ecodesk Account Manager has the following main responsibilities:

  • Maintain and grow existing client relationships
  • Project manage programmes for specific clients and meet client KPIs. Project management involves project scoping, drafting and maintaining project plans and ensuring project delivery in a timely manner.
  • Provide Ecodesk platform training for clients and suppliers.
  • Demonstrate leadership and provide examples of best practice to Account Executives working to support the Account/Project Manager
  • Conduct performance review meetings with key accounts
  • Actively seek additional revenue opportunities within existing client base
  • Provide support for the client and suppliers in communicating the benefits of the platform through presentations and webinars
  • Work closely with Ecodesk developers in providing structured feedback on the performance and possible developments for the Ecodesk platform
  • Translate client requirements into existing product updates and/or new products and services
  • Regular reporting to key accounts following established formats
  • Conducting updates via telephone or teleconferencing systems to key accounts & their suppliers
  • Identifying erroneous data inputs/anomalies and rectifying as such
  • Drafting and sending written correspondence & proposals.
  • Writing and presentation of end-of-project reports

About You

The ideal candidate should first and foremost share the values of our business.We are team of highly skilled people with a strong drive to have a positive impact on our environment whilst at the same time operating and growing our business.

This means that we are looking for a person that has a pro-active work ethic, possesses strong commercial acumen, is a self-starter and is willing to challenge him/herself on the job. We are looking for someone to learn from and to teach, a person that does not accept the status quo and seeks continuous improvements.

He/she has the ability to get their head down and get the job done but simultaneously can take a step back and look at the bigger picture. 

Please see additional requirements and preferences below:


  • Bachelor’s degree (2:1 or higher, or equivalent) in sustainability, supply chain, business and/or related fields. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience in sustainability, supply chain or customer facing job roles.
  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language
  • Analytical and Project Management skills
  • Strong data analytics and management skills
  • Ability to communicate complex analysis and arguments in a concise, easy to follow manner
  • High attention to detail, with an ability to organise, prioritise and multi-task
  • High level of integrity
  • Pro-active work attitude
  • Well-developed organisational, time-management and communications skills


  • Master degree(s) in relevant field
  • Additional language skills
  • Prior work experience in information technology.
  • Excellent database management skills
  • Project Management Certification

What we offer

The selected candidate will be based in our London office in the United Kingdom. He/she can expect:

  • To join a team of highly skilled, value driven individuals.
  • A three week training period at the start of the job, on the job learning and external training opportunities.
  • An industry competitive salary with regular reviews
  • Commission structure to reward account renewal and growth
  • Pension scheme
  • A high degree of flexibility and job satisfaction
  • To gain deep knowledge and experience in the field of supply chain sustainability
  • Opportunities to input to the strategic direction of the business
  • Working in a multi-national, global environment with an international client base
  • Work travel and conference attendance

Application Procedure

Ecodesk aims to recruit at least one and possible two new employees for this role. If you are interested please send your send your CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the position and motivation to

We will evaluate applications as and when we receive them and subsequently inform each applicant of next steps in procedure. 

Due to the expected high volume of responses we will not provide feedback on CV and motivation letters. However, we will provide feedback after interview. A suitable start date will be agreed with the successful candidate(s). 

We look forward to meeting you.

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