Adecco Group

Special Counsel -Vice President, Account Management - Remote

Location US-Remote Location within the US
Business Line
Special Counsel



The Vice President of Account Management is responsible for leading the Solutions Account Management team in the company’s overall account management strategic initiative and in the development and execution of client value creation strategies and tactics. Develops strategic plans to ensure account retention, increased client loyalty, portfolio expansion, revenue growth maximization, and margin improvement.



  • Provides strategic direction and thought leadership with primary responsibility for account planning and execution within defined clients.
  • Forecasts and sets short term and long term budget, Sales, Revenue and Account Level Profitability to ensure that all objectives will be reached.
  • Coordinates internal opportunity reviews to establish financial impact including cost, pricing, risk, and benefitS
  • Ensures client-facing and internal account reviews are completed in accordance with delivery requirements and PRS standards.
  • Aligns Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) with organizational as well as AGS goals (incl. account retention, client satisfaction/ loyalty, revenue growth, profitability, forecast accuracy).
  • Coaches, mentors and inspires others in PRS’s value-based methodology, product & services portfolio, CRM platform and Account Management best-practice to achieve client and internal objectives.
  • Identifies account development and value creation opportunities through collaborative client engagement techniques.
  • Oversees the management and administration of account contracts.
  • Develops and negotiates framework and service agreements.
  • Collaboratively address client opportunities, issues and solutions with field and centralized services teams including - when applicable - international colleagues.
  • Organizes, manages and deploys Account Management personnel to achieve effective market coverage, client delivery excellence and Adecco HR performance management standards.
  • Provides business management and status reports reflecting organizational performance and short/long term trends.
  • Leads and participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.





Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing, business or a related field with a minimum of seven (7) years of account management, including a minimum of five (5) years of people management, experience required; or equivalent combination of post high school education and experience. Willingness and ability to travel also required.



  •  Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others at various levels within the organization.
  • Ability to gather, assemble, consolidate and analyze facts, draw conclusions and devise solutions.
  • Ability to identify and/or document existing and new processes as well as evaluate their effectiveness, develop improvements and/or recommend changes or alternatives.
  • Ability to proactively establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to effectively influence others at various levels within the organization.
  • Ability to act accordingly under strong pressure, along with the ability to effectively manage crisis situations.
  • Ability to evaluate information, identify key issues and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgment, experience and common sense.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to establish strategic financial and budgeting plans.
  • Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply sound leadership practices, including developing employees by inspiring, encouraging and providing constructive criticism to improve performance.
  • Knowledge of training methodologies and the ability to develop and deliver technical/operational training to various levels of employees.
  • Ability to remain highly self-motivated and ambitious in achieving sales goals.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver successful sales presentations.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply employment-related laws, rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to effectively utilize Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and sales related tools, such as
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.




Adecco Group North America, through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands including Accounting Principals, Adecco General Staffing, Adia, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions.


We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.


Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services teams.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


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