Senior Account Manager (OTP)

About Coombes

Coombes UK plays a key role in the rail industry, providing a whole manner of off-track solutions and minor civils works, in partnership with Network Rail and other major contractors.  We fully assess our clients’ requirements, apply our specialist knowledge and use our own On-Track Plant and machinery to create a cost-effective and practical solution.


Coombes has seen recent significant growth and we are proud to be a Principal Contractor and Framework Contractor to Network Rail.  We are looking for anew Business Development professional to lead on identify and develop exciting business opportunities, utilising our fantastic and truly innovative machinery.

Coombes is a family-run SME, where we value integrity, a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and working together as one team to give our clients the best possible service.  If this sounds like you, please reach out to us – we’d love to hear from you.

About the vacancy

This newly created full-time role poses an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales professional to actively contribute to Coombes’s Business Development strategy. Utilising your excellent interpersonal skills and in liaison with senior management, you will play a central role in the development of new and existing client partnerships by identifying and pursuing new opportunities within the Rail sector.


The successful candidate will have proven track record in B2B sales and experience and knowledge of the Rail industry will be key in your successful attainment of targets in high-value, low volume road rail vehicle (RRV) and OTP hire.  As Senior Account Manager (OTP) you will be effective in reaching potential clients and promoting our range of RRV and OTP services to build lucrative project pipelines, whilst also delivering seamless and professional account management.


As well as sharing the ethos and values of our Company, candidates should also have strong financial and commercial understanding and passion for service delivery at the highest level.

Salary: Competitive

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, to be worked Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

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We will keep your CV on our records for 6 months after the closing date, at which point it will be destroyed.

For a full role profile, please contact our HR Manager on 01730 231761 or email

To apply for this opportunity, please forward your CV and a covering letter/email  or to our HR Manager at Coombes UK, Unit 6 New Farm Buildings, Winchester Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3PB.

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