Client Account Director (National Security & Intelligence, GCHQ)

Go IT Recruitment
From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonuses £120K + benefits
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Client Account Director (National Security & Intelligence, GCHQ) - Field Sales/Home based.

Working for a Multi-Award Winning Software Company and we’re looking for talented developers to help us with our new green-field projects working on Military/Government projects across the Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, South West area.


  • The Client Account Director will be a senior sales and business development role working very closely with a portfolio of customers, and accountable for achievement of revenue, orders and gross margin targets within that portfolio. 
  • Client Account Director will be responsible for Driving and embedding a customer business plan, with full accountability for selling the portfolio of software, support, solutions and services into those customers, and board reporting on progress against that plan. 
  • A passion for applying software to drive business insight and better decision making.
  • This is a unique and exceptional opportunity for a high performing senior manager or director, with a track record of selling high value solutions to National Security & Intelligence, GCHQ customers to join a creative team, focused on delivering software and configured solutions business


  • 5+ years experience successful sales track record, demonstrable sales and business development experience, and a recent focus on selling software solutions and services into the National Security & Intelligence, GCHQ sector.
  • Experience of evaluating requirements, defining spec and delivering complex solutions and services to budget, time and quality
  • Natural leader and negotiator with the ability to drive results forward, hands on in approach, with the ability to grasp new concepts and technology propositions very quickly
  • Be comfortable utilising an iterative issue based consulting/analysis approach to understand and resolve business and project issues
  • Have strong conceptual thinking skills, able to articulate the connection between business outcomes and IT enabled solutions. Be able to demonstrate credibility and expertise across the customer base.
  • Be willing to work flexibly around the demands of client engagements
  • Have a proven track record of achieving or exceeding sales targets, and experience of designing and delivering a robust sales strategy, deliberately leveraging customer buy-in through demonstrable value & ROI.
  • Good English communications skills in both written and verbal skills to communicate at all levels with Internals and External Client / Stakeholders of the business.
  • Be DV cleared – Cheltenham or Bristol area - ideally GCHQ level


  • Salary £75,000 - £100,000 per annum + Bonuses / OTE £120K +
  • 25 days holiday, 
  • PMI, 
  • Critical Illness, 
  • Death in Service, 
  • Contributory Pension
  • ½ a day off to do training and development

  • * PLEASE NOTE: successful candidate must be (SC) or (DV) cleared working with Military / Government clients.

    Exclusive to Go IT Recruitment Ltd - Client Account Director (National Security & Intelligence, GCHQ) – role is urgent and interview slots available.

    Cheltenham, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Avon, South West, Bath, Weston-Super-Mare, Chippenham, Swindon, Cirencester, Worcester, Hereford, Newport, Cardiff, Oxford, Birmingham

    Go IT Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified. Go IT Recruitment acts as an employment agency/business.

    Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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