Sales Manager

Recruiter
Jonothan Bosworth
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1251765126
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
**Sales Manager | £60,000 + OTE (£120,000) | Nr Guildford**

**Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for a seasoned Sales Manager to join one of our key clients; a managed cloud, infrastructure and IT consultancy provider based in Surrey****.**

**The ideal candidate will provide hands-on technical consultancy to our client and their UK client base, assisting with defining and planning technical strategy, standards and their future services roadmap.**

**This role is office-based. Customer, supplier and other business development visits will be expected to be undertaken as needed ? with occasional home-working acceptable.**

**THE BASICS:**

Whilst reporting to the Head of Sales and Marketing, you will **ensure that sales targets are achieved**, **whilst managing staff** and activities within the Sales Team, providing **coaching, mentoring & guidance**. Sales Managers who can provide input into marketing activities, provide up to date and accurate information and clear reports on sales activities and offer up-to-date and accurate opportunity, revenue and profit forecasts to assist with business planning will be of interest.

**Managing and co-ordinating major bids**and tender responses, relationships with vendors and other partners to identify and **develop commercial opportunities** as well as new vendor and partner relationships will make up part of your exciting role.

**THE TEAM:**

Your direct reports: currently stand at 7, with plans to grow. Your current team includes 4 New Business Sales Executives, 1 Customer Account Manager & 2 Pre-Sales Consultants.

**THE EXPERIENCE:**

If you have several years of **new business sales experience selling solutions and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and public sector clients** and sales management experience **managing vendor/VAR/MSP/Cloud services** we'd like to hear from you TODAY.

Managers with proven experience of selling and managing sales of the following:

-**Managed IT Services**

-Infrastructure and **Cloud strategy** consulting

-Technical consultancy

-Server and desktop **virtualisation**

-**Hyper-Converged** infrastructure

-Server, **data storage,** management and backup technologies

-Data networking (**LAN, WAN, WLAN**)

-**Information security** tools and technologies

-Network, systems and security monitoring and management

-**MS Azure**, **IaaS** and **PaaS** subscriptions, environment design, service migration and management/added services

-Core **Microsoft on premise and cloud products** including **Microsoft 365 E3/E5 suite**

-Proven track record of **winning business through RFI/RFP** processes and tender responses

**THE DESIRABLES:**

Sales experience selling environment design, configuration, service migration and management for other public cloud providers such as **Amazon Web Services**, **Google Cloud** or similar and/or unified communications technologies (notably Skype for Business) will be of interest.

Any exposure to **Microsoft SQL**, **Exchange**and **Systems Centre** products and any Information Governance, Risk and Compliance will result in an immediate interview request ? so too will any experience around bidding for and winning places on **Public Sector Frameworks**.

**THE CONCLUSION:**

**This is a fantastic job opportunity for a highly motivated, confident and ambitious sales professional with a meticulous approach to work and attention to detail.**

**If you have a hands-on, pro-active approach to defining and addressing customer and prospect requirements with excellent interpersonal, communication, documentation and presentation skills, then please get in touch TODAY.**

**Hours of work are: 7.5 hour working day/37.5 hours per week excluding breaks, flexible within core hours (8.00am to 6.00pm weekdays). There is also a management escalation rota. The on-target earning capacity with this role currently sits at circa £120,000 per annum.**

**Please contact Jonothan Bosworth for more details.**

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