• Business Development Manager - Strategic Accounts

    Job Locations UK-Buckinghamshire -Milton Keynes
    Requisition ID
    2018-2445
    Category
    Sales
  • About SHI

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    Innovative Solutions. World Class Support.

     

    SHI UK, Milton Keynes, has been established for 20 years and under the guidance of the UK management has grown from a small satellite office to now our EMEA Headquarters. With our organic growth and stability within the UK market we are able to provide a variety of technology products, solutions and services to businesses across the UK and Europe including Cloud Computing, Data Centre Infrastructure, Networking and Security solutions, Configuration and Integration services, Enterprise Mobility and IT Asset Management.

     

    The Milton Keynes office is home to a range of departments and specialisms where you can progress and develop your career within the IT Industry while working in a diverse and fun environment.

    Job Summary

    SHI has a dynamic career opportunity in our Outside Sales-Strategic Enterprise department supporting some of our largest customers in the Communications & Banking industry. 

     

    If you are looking for a challenging and financially rewarding career in sales, the Business Development Manager (BDM) position might be of interest to you. This position plays an integral part in growing our Strategic Accounts at SHI. Our BDMs are able to offer in-depth customer technology solutions across a wide variety of IT products and services to new and existing customers, and grow partner relationships.

     

    This position is required to report to the SHI Milton Keynes, UK office location. 

    Responsibilities/Job Function

    The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Provide consultation to customers regarding their IT solutions needs to uncover new sales opportunities
    • Proactively work with and contact customers and prospects to build SHI’s market share in all accounts designated
    • Understanding of and ability to effectively communicate and develop demand for SHI Services including configuration services, warranty services, disposal services, etc.
    • Develop partnerships with Vendor Field Sales Representatives and optimize the joint selling opportunities within the territory
    • Build market awareness of SHI through participation in local/regional industry events, organizations and affiliations
    • Develop solid business relationships within the various decision-makers and influencers at all levels at each target account
    • Regular onsite customer visits will be required, so must be available to travel regularly to visit various customer sites throughout EMEA
    • Understand each target customer’s business model, map their organization and identify their unique technology needs
    • Develop, document and execute account sales plans for assigned target accounts
    • Build customer loyalty & trust
    • Meeting sales goal targets (Revenue & GM)

    Qualifications/Minimum Skills Required

    • Prior experience with IT hardware, software and/or service sales
    • Strong organizational and planning skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office tools - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Excellent presentation skills

     

    Education/Certifications:

    • Technical sales experience and/or technical certifications is a plus

    Preferred Skills:

    • Knowledge of/familiarity with Communications or Banking industry is a plus
    • Experience selling to upper management/executive level is a plus

     

     

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