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  • Job Type: Permanent
    Categories: Sales Jobs
    Location: Birmingham, Bracknell, Bristol, London
    Job ID: 164661
    Company: SCC


    SCC – Specialist Computer Centres is the leading IT services organisation in Europe.

    We have been established for over 40 years and have a turnover in excess of £3 billion.


    Our business continues to grow creating an opportunity for an Account Director to join the team.


    Overall Job Purpose

    To maintain and increase ongoing revenues and margin contribution from a named account (s) through pro-active sales of the full range of SCC products & services


    Main Duties


    • Identify, create, campaign and close sales opportunities within the existing customers. These sales will focus on infrastructure products, services and solutions
    • Provide Commercial Leadership
    • Maintain SCC’s interaction with the customer by fostering multi-level relationships between SCC and customer staff
    • Provide Campaign leadership: Manage the leadership of the virtual team on all sales opportunities within the customers
    • Manage Partner & Vendor Engagement: Maintain, expand and extend engagement of vendors and partners, managing these engagements to drive sales growth
    • Analyse Competition
    • Perform Account Targeting and Planning: undertake campaign and opportunity planning to maximise sales effectiveness and agree the activities performed by the virtual team
    • Maintain records on MySCC
    • Update the forecast on a weekly basis
    • To work effectively with SCC solution experts in defining the right proposition for a specific client requirement
    • To effectively manage and maintain long-term customer relationships at the highest level
    • To manage the entire deal lifecycle from campaign to commercial close
    • To adapt style to customer requirements
    • Liaison with internal departments to facilitate the above whilst monitoring and managing any specified S.L.A.’s.
    • Increasing the scope of products and services being taken by the named SCC customer(s).
    • Identification of Risk – both Operational and commercial in relation to all SCC sales opportunities within the designated accounts.
    • Ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction through professional engagement at all times and at all levels within the customer.
    • Maintaining a high level of knowledge around the products and services offered by SCC.
    • Maintaining a working knowledge of all SCC internal systems.
    • Maintaining a high level of knowledge of the general I.T. marketplace and the specific marketplace within which the named customer operates.
    • Maintaining up-to-date records of all activities with regard to the named customers including (but not limited to) completion of customer records on the SCC internal MySCC sales tool.




    Skills, Experience, Knowledge


    • Extensive Sales and Account Management experience and track record gained within the IT industry
    • Strong credibility, hunger and passion
    • Used to personally planning and owning multiple sales campaigns
    • Demonstrable infrastructure solution and services sales experience
    • Credible technology and services knowledge and can articulate this well whilst communicating effectively with the client up to CIO level
    • Enthusiasm, dynamism and initiative
    • Proven experience of selling IT Managed Services / solutions and/or Enterprise class solutions
    • Good business acumen and commercial awareness
    • Experience gained working for a recognised IT reseller and/or vendor /manufacturer
    • Proven record of successful negotiation at senior level
    • Persuasive, motivated and tenacious


    Interested ?

    Then click the response button now !

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