Business Development Director

Business Development Director

Job Title: Business Development Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5426_1549648887
Contact Name: Dynamite Recruitment
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 08, 2019 18:01

Job Description

Business Development Director

£££Depending on Experience + Competitive Bonuses

Full Time - Permanent!

Dynamite Recruitment is currently recruiting for a sales-focused, results-driven Business Development Director. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an established, innovative and growing Software-as-a-Service company based in Portsmouth.

This role will play a significant part in the company's growth, both nationally and internationally and will be instrumental in building the sales capability for both direct sales and a channel partner programme.

The Role:

  • Develop and agree with the Board annual and three-year sales strategy setting targets for key business accounts and market channels and expand the stable of quality customers.
  • Build and maintain strong lasting customer relationships, ensuring understanding of their requirements.
  • Maximise direct and channel sales and take responsibility for the whole sales pipeline.
  • Create and develop successful relationships and partnerships with other complementary companies to enable the company to meet its growth targets.
  • Anticipate, understand and react to market trends and changes, incorporating them where they impact on strategy.
  • Develop and manage a sales team, direct and channel, taking full responsibility for setting, agreeing and achieving sales targets.
  • Oversee and instruct decisions on both traditional and digital marketing relating to direct and channel sales.
  • Liaise and build relationships with technical managers and staff to ensure customer technical requirements and projects run smoothly and timescales met.
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual sales and sales financial reports for the Board.
  • Achieve a good understanding of company solutions, projects and processes to ensure high quality communication and alignment with customer requirements.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will need demonstrated history of achieving and stretching sales targets
  • Must be customer focused
  • Will need experience of both direct and channel sales
  • Will need experience and knowledge of the transactional IT industry and managed services (SaaS).
  • Must have experience of operating at senior levels in the company and with customers
  • Will need the ability to create, communicate and implement sales strategy
  • Must have high level of written and oral communication skills; ability to present, communicate and influence all levels of staff in the company and with customers
  • Must have strong negotiation skills
  • Will need the ability to understand and articulate the company solutions projects and processes
  • Will require an interest in/understanding in EDI/digital supply chain and of latest technologies such as Blockchain, Fintech, IoT and AI
  • Will need a willingness to travel UK wide and some of Europe in the future
  • Must have a real passion for technology!

This company is growing and can offer fantastic career progression for the right person!! Please contact Abby Neal or Amy West at Dynamite Recruitment for more details or apply now!

Key Words: Business Development Director, Sales Director, Director, Senior Sales Manager, Business Development Manager, Senior Manager, Software-as-a-Service, channel sales, channel partner, transactional, IT, information technology, software, managed services, SaaS, EDI, digital supply chain, Blockchain, Fintech, IoT, AI, technology, sales, sales management, strategy, targets,

Dynamite Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.