Digital Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
£50364 - £67152 per annum + commission and benefits
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Digital Business Development Manager - Dublin, ROI
Highly competitive salary plus OTE, plus full package

Acorn Global Recruitment is working on behalf of a multi-national IT services company with operations across India and the USA. The company is in the Top 5 best performing IT stocks in India.

The company is the leading digital transformation technology consulting firm serving the global id market, including global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, the company's Digital Transformation delivers technical vision, execution and value with an outstanding digital experience, business optimisation and industry solutions.

Having achieved unprecedented growth over the last 3 years the company is now embarking on a 3 year strategy to triple in size, both revenue and headcount. Central to this strategy is the European market. The company launched their European HQ just outside Dublin in May 2016.

In this role, you'll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to companies and some of the most recognised brands on the planet. And you'll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to their close partnerships with the world's biggest vendors. Their network of offices across India, North America and very soon across Europe, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

The company, with more than 10 years' experience, are pioneers in Digital Transformation. Their core strengths are centred on the ISMAC Stack (IoT, Social Media, Mobility, Big Data/Analytics and Cloud). In additional to Digital Transformation they also offer full technology service and support in the ERP -EAI areas supported by Gold Partner to SAP, Global Partner to IBM, Software AG, Microsoft, Silver Partner to Acquia to mention but a few.

The Opportunity
Reporting to the General Manager of EMEA the Digital Business Development Manager, operating as part of the company's Digital Transformation business development team, will be responsible to - consultatively lead on all new digital transformation consulting business development opportunities for the country/region assigned across sectors.

The geographical coverage will be for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

The Digital Solution BDM is a full portfolio seller, solely focused on generating new clients.

Responsibilities:
*The Business Development Manager is responsible for reporting to a General Manager and will be accountable for generating business at Stg£3 to 5M+ of revenue per year.
*Has a "hunter" mentality - loves to cold call and open new accounts.
*Detailed knowledge of one of the following verticals Retail, Logistics, Tourism, Healthcare, Banking/Financial Services/Insurance, BPM or Media & Publishing.
*Develop new business for the company via various lead generation channels.
*Manage the sales process from generation to closure. Must be able to add value to the sale and work with Pre Sales, Directors and delivery Team, (local and global) to develop the appropriate solution and close the business with the client.
*Facilitate account revenue maximization through account management activities.
*Be able to sell the entire company's Portfolio leveraging local and global capabilities, company-wide practices and national business unit.
*Through continuous personal development you will become a subject matter expert and act as an influencer and trusted advisor for your clients.
*You must have strong communication skills and be able to present complex concepts, designs and solutions, verbally and visibly.
*Recommend ideas and strategies that will contribute to the growth of the company.

Experience and Qualifications:
*5 to 8 years of sales in technology consulting services (must have relevant experience selling consulting services versus hardware/software/services).
*Experience selling for an ITO, BPO, Software Developer, Consultancy.
*Candidate should have the ability to manage executive level relationships in the mid-market, (Stg£50M to Stg£5B) and above.
*Must have an active network of contacts within the target market sector.
*Experience of working with and managing partner relationships (OEM, VAR, hardware/software vendors, integrators etc.).
*Knowledge of/experience with structured sales methodologies, e.g., Strategic Selling, Solution Selling, SPIN, Power based Selling, Target Account Selling.
*Be able to demonstrate skills in sales pipeline progression and forecasting, using CRM systems.
*Excellent Social Media presence and can demonstrate how you use social media tools in your sales role.


Other Desired Characteristics:
*Solid experience selling Bi-spoke software sales and IT professional services.
*Must be equally adept at all facets of the sales process from lead generation through the sales process itself and into account management and development Developed specialised business - solutions driven, project oriented versus staff augmentation.
*Good understanding of large information systems projects, good analytic skills, project management skills, understanding of disciplines (e.g. systems development methodologies, object orientation, etc.) and technologies (hardware, software, databases, etc.), mobility, analytics, IoT, grasp and ability to solve business problems (scale and performance oriented problems - a plus).
*Must have a strong interest in technology, specifically Digital technology, and desire to continue to learn.

Full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. The company offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes the company a great place to work.




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