Business Development Executive required by prestigious global financial services firm for its London based headquarters. This is an outstanding opportunity to join the market leaders in their space and take your career to the next level!!!
This would be an UK regional role with the opportunity to build an very lucrative and long term career, this would suit a very strong business development executive who is a hunter and go getter looking for long term prospects of career progression and the excitement of winning new clients and achieving big bonuses.
You will have ideally 5-8 years sales experience and background from a top consulting firm and financial services sector knowledge, looking to push and challenge yourself and winning new accounts and breaking down doors and show strong aptitude to work with senior decision makers in major financial services clients and have great relationship building and interpersonal skills.
If you are a high flyer and looking to make the step up this is for you.
Experience and skills required.
Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets established by the Global Head of Sales; and execute business development, offering positioning and sales strategies as a member of sales team.
Achieve lead generation, prospecting and other sales management goals designed to build an optimal sales pipeline.
Personally develop strong, long-term relationships and referrals with senior management at leading global financial institutions.
Work with Sales lead to manage the end-to-end sales process for all opportunities including initial client communication, on-site presentations, RFI response, multi-day client workshops, RFP submission, negotiation and deal signing. The candidate is the focal point for all communication and sales activities with prospects and customers.
Work in close collaboration with presales team & delivery teams to ensure that proposed offerings and services fully meet customers’ business needs.
Be point contact to customers during initial phases of an engagement. Follow up on delivery and ensure total client satisfaction through the life cycle of the relationship.
Identify and develop potential alliance partnerships and seek out new market and services growth areas.
Support the team’s market research and competitive positioning analysis in partnership with regional presales, marketing and product development staff. Also contribute to the continued enhancement of solution offerings and solutions offerings management.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree preferred.
At least 5-8 years of experience in selling business solutions within the region preferably as financial services solutions salesperson preferably working in a leading research, analytics, services & solutions firm with prior experience of working with offshore teams.
Good understanding of Capital Markets front office (Trading), middle office ( Risk Management)
Strong local contact base and access to alumni, local associations, industry associations within the region.
Good understanding of investment banking and business processes; the candidate should demonstrate a good understanding of how financial firms use research, risk and analytics solutions to achieve business goals and meet regulatory and risk management requirements. Should either have sold solutions to financial services.
Experience with vendor selection processes including RFI and RFP issuance and response management
Understanding of customer decision making criteria as it pertains to offshore services, consulting, enterprise solutions
Ability to maintain strong sales management focus during sales cycles.
Demonstrated ability (document deals) to manage often complex negotiations with senior-level business executives at leading financial firms.
Prior experience in relationship building with industry executives at trade shows, conferences, industry events and professional association meetings.
Strong analytical and negotiations skills.
To succeed in this position, you must be self-motivated, ambitious, focused, detail-oriented, organized, able to multi-task and have the ability to work with offshore pre-sales and solutioning counterparts to develop opportunities.
Thorough command of English, both written and spoken.
This role comes with incredible benefits and bonus potential , if this sounds interesting to you please apply with CV ASAP to Justin.firstname.lastname@example.org !!! INTERVIEWING NOW !!!