Global VP Sales Director

  • Posted 1 year ago
Our client will provide the following:

  • Great work life balance with flexible working arrangements
  • Amazing and connected team to work with
  • Development opportunities

Main Brief:

You will be responsible for sales across the business including co-ordinating the pre-sales activities, identifying and managing new opportunities through closure and expanding the companies footprint in assigned customers.
You will be a self-starter, leaving no stone un-turned in maximising your sales bookings. You will collaborate positively, have a passion to succeed, be prepared to take smart risks, possess inspiring and empowering leadership qualities, be able to flex your expertise and use your strong sense of customer focus to exceed expectations every day.

  • Progress prospects through a complex solutions sales process to successfully close opportunities in line with role and company goals and achieve agreed sales targets,
  • Engage effectively at a senior level to articulate digital service provider strategic transformation strategy within the target prospects and internally,
  • Support the Pre-Sales and Project team members to create statements of work providing details of all relevant commercials and payment terms,
  • Maintain high-level technical knowledge across the portfolio of services, products and technologies by attendance at product workshops, relevant training and review of release documentation,
  • Work with partners to extend our sales efforts in assigned territory,
  • Be innovative and challenging in business development to generate qualified prospects,
  • Lead matrix management multi discipline teams to progress each sales opportunity,
  • Look for inventive commercial solutions that work well for both prospect and company


  • 10+ years in senior sales roles within the SaaS industry
  • Ability to engage and understand both at a business level and architectural/technical level internally and externally,
  • Understand Communications software, with prior employment history in this space selling solutions such as SaaS Platform/Applications and other such related software,
  • Understanding of Cloud Data Analytics software sales track record.
  • Ability to readily visualise an end game early in a prospect engagement and alter the approach appropriately to meet the needs of the customer requirements and companies ability to deliver,
  • Highly articulate with ability to communicate skills across all areas and strong presentation skills,
  • Responds well to pressure, looking for positive actions to create solutions and reacts well to developing sales situations,
  • Ability to understand at a high level the technical value proposition and then translate it into a business value position,
  • Experience of complex software and service sales process in a customer facing business
  • Strong sense of personal accountability & initiative,
  • Technically aware, with a software development or product implementation background (desirable),
  • Hands on configuration and development capability of relevant tools,
  • Experience working with system integrator and solution partners,
  • Understanding of integration techniques, including Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures, n-tier application infrastructures,
  • Strong understanding of international markets and ability to forecast future sales, form sales plans and adapt to constant shifts in the marketplace,
  • Proven ability to sell remotely using all digital channels and techniques,
  • When possible, travel to make sales calls and related business activities can be up to 3 to 4 days a week,
  • Demonstrate ability to close large and complex deals >€1m, with history of doing large deals.
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