Business Development Director - Public Sector

  • Job Reference: 628059
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Recruiter: ShareForce
  • Location: United Kingdom - All Regions
  • Salary: £90,000 to £95,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £90k - £95k (100% OTE)
  • Sector: IT and Telecomms
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

An opportunity for an ambitious IT services sales professional to take a director role with one of the UK's leading Microsoft partners. The successful candidate will have a proven track record and a passion for driving revenue and delivering transformative business change across local government.
  • Own and cultivate relationships with senior stakeholders across local government organisations.
  • Follow a consultancy-led approach, acting as a trusted advisor to clients to develop their understanding of transformational services, guiding them through the complex technology decision making process.
  • Develop new business leads and opportunities or growing new leads within an existing customer.
  • Identify and establish new business leads and opportunities.
  • Build and foster relationships with sector specific Microsoft Sales teams.
  • Be responsible for account strategy and execution, articulating a clear vision with achievable goals and supporting technical teams to develop and iterate products, strategies and roadmaps.
  • Stay abreast of the changing digital and technology landscape and the opportunities they provide to improve the delivery of public services in the UK.
  • Lead engagements with customers and stakeholders in a range of public arenas.
Experience / Skills:
  • Relevant industry experience across business development, commercial digital transformation and the technology sector.
  • Highly experienced across pre-sales, sales and working in tandem with delivery and consulting teams.
  • A passion for delivering impactful business change and transformation into local government, as well as a deep understanding of the  challenges these organisations face.
  • Demonstrable experience in complex contract and deal negotiations.
  • Proven ability to hit and exceed revenue targets circa £5m within a global systems integration environment.
  • High-level understanding of modern technologies used in delivery of cloud-based software products – and able to explain the purpose and constraints of these technologies / approaches to non-technical people.  
Additional Information:
  • Base Salary: £90k - £95k (100% OTE)
  • Benefits: Extensive
  • Hybrid working: UK / London
  • Candidates must hold the right to reside and work in the United Kingdom without sponsorship
Our Client... a prominent Microsoft Partner operating throughout the UK and Europe. With a proven track record of excellence, this industry trailblazer is at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge solutions and transformative digital experiences to a diverse clientele. Embracing innovation as their core principle, they navigate the dynamic technology landscape with finesse, empowering businesses to thrive in the modern era. Behind the scenes, this client's talented team of experts works tirelessly, forging strong partnerships and driving organisational success.