Account Manager (m/f/x)

Location: London
Working Hours: Full-time employee

1,400 employees in 24 locations around the world with a fleet of 60,000+ circulating containers. Since ELA’s establishment in 1972, our business has continuously been expanding, we are specialists in mobile room solutions. Our family-run company based in Haren (Ems), Germany, is growing at a fast pace and we are actively looking for qualified and dedicated team players to join us locally, internationally and beyond.

We are currently looking for an Account Manager (m/f/x) for the region of Greater London. ELA Container is rapidly growing. The United Kingdom, one of our newest markets, is under development and we are looking for assets that can contribute to our journey here.

Accepting a job at ELA Container UK makes you a pioneer. We know you are a person who thrives in the environment of new development and loves to challenge the status quo. In your area of sales, you will form your own sales strategy, your line of focus and manage the day-to-day business. You report directly to the Country Manager UK & Ireland for quick and agile decisions. Together as a team we create new market opportunities for ELA Container.

If you‘re an individual with an outgoing personality, qualifications, talents and desires, then we should get to know each other better. We are not like any other company, as we offer exciting jobs, opportunities and look to help you develop further in an easy going work environment.


In this role, your day will look something like this

  • Sales and rental of modular solutions 
  • Acquisition of new clients
  • Single point of contact - You own the relationship from enquiry to the end of project
  • Support incl. technical advice for the existing customer base in the region of Greater London (+250 km sales area) in England
  • Conducting price negotiations
  • Participate in public/private procurement
  • Sales research
  • Active and continuous market observation as well as preparation of market and competition analyses
  • Support further development of the sales strategy for the UK

Your skill set, capabilities and previous experience

  • Successfully completed studies in the field of economics, business administration, industrial engineering, further training as a construction technician (m/f/x) or a comparable qualification
  • Professional experience in sales (e.g. as Area Sales Manager, Account Manager, Business Development Manager) of an industrial, construction or modular company. Experience within rental modular room solutions are desired, but not mandatory
  • Professional experience in public affairs and procurement is desired, but not mandatory
  • Experience in actively approaching customers/cold calling as well as experience in business-to-business sales
  • High customer orientation as well as independent and solution-oriented way of working
  • Interest in technical systems and strong negotiation skills are a prerequisite
  • Independent
  • Networking skills
  • Social and out-going

What you can expect from us

  • We offer you a permanent employment contract
  • We organize an extensive training program for you at our headquarters in Haren (Ems) / Germany, so that you get to know our product, your new colleagues as well as the entire group of companies
  • You have flexible working hours with us and work from home when you are not at the customer's site - of course our office in Scunthorpe is at your disposal
  • In the role as Account Manager, we encourage you to attend company events, networking etc.
  • We will provide you with all the IT equipment you need for mobile working
  • We provide you with a company car, which you can also use privately, and other legal advantages
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes await you here
  • At ELA, you can also expect a varied job in a globally active company, an uncomplicated interaction with each other and many opportunities to contribute your own ideas

How you can apply

The best way to send us your documents is via our job board at or by e-mail to Your German or English CV, the most important references and qualifications. Add a few lines about what makes you special, why we are a good match and how you became aware of us. We are also interested in your notice period and your salary expectations. A personal interview is the best way for us to get to know each other. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Any questions?
Contact our local colleague Steven Grant by e-mail at or by mobile phone at +44 7534 225336.




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