Business Development Director ( IT Consulting )


New York, NY

Industry: Consulting


8 - 10 years

Posted 193 days ago

  by    Peter Abend

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Our Cleint is a large / tier1 IT services firm. We are looking for (2) Business Development Directors for Banking / BFS Sector.

responsibilities are:

  • Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual salestargets established by the BFS Sales Head and execute business development, offering positioning and sales strategies as a member of the sales team for North America.
  • Achieve lead generation, prospecting and othersales management goals designed to build an optimal sales pipeline.
  • Personally develop strong, long-term relationships and referrals with senior management at targeted firms
  • 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 CLIENTS’ presales team & delivery teams to ensure that proposed offerings and services fully meet customers’ business and technology needs. 
  • Provide support to customers during initial phases of an engagement. Follow up and ensure total client satisfaction through the life cycle of the relationship.
  • Support the team’s market research and competitive positioning analysis in partnershipwith regional presales, marketing and product development staff.
  • Adhere to all Client Sales, Human Resource, and corporate ethical policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Demonstrate strong personal communication and presentation skills to establish interest, credibility and trust.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong hunter profile with a proven track record of success in sellingtechnology outsourcing services into the BFS Industry
  • Demonstration of a consistent over-achievement of client acquisition and sales revenue targets.
  • At least 8years of experience in selling IT services within the region, preferably working in a leading IT services & products firm with prior experience of working with offshore teams.
  • Strong local contact base and access to alumni, local associations, industry associations within the region.
  • Good understanding of the BFS industry.
  • Experiencewith vendor selection processes including RFI and RFP issuance and response management;
  • Experience of working on opportunities run by Third Party Advisory Firms such as TPI, Equaterra , etc
  • 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 that are typically six months to one year in duration.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage often complex negotiations with senior-level business and technology executives at leading BFS Companies.
$300K - $400K