Head of Sales

Location: Gloucestershire, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

Head of Sales

Engineering - Information Assurance

Gloucester or Middlesex


Head of Sales required for my client, a globally recognised engineering company within the defence / technology sector.

This position is within my client's Information Assurance team, working on high level cryptographic equipment.

Ideally candidates will have a background within Cyber Security / Informance Assurance, however will consider candidates with a strong defence engineering background.

Candidates must be eligible for SC clearance.

Benefits for this position:

  • Lucrative commision scheme
  • Car allowance
  • Health care
  • Dental care
  • Competitive pension plan
  • Subsidised canteen & gym
  • & many more

Key Responsibilities for this Head of Sales position:

  • Identify, qualify and secure sales opportunities in IA BU's market, to deliver the order intake target.
  • Provide functional leadership for product sales in IA; in particular provide line management and development of the product managers and sales team.
  • Responsible for maintaining maximised revenues from support renewals in a timely manner.
  • Establish strong relationships with key influencers in major current and potential customers.
  • Participate fully and effectively as a member of the IA management team to ensure the business short and medium term objectives are achieved.
  • Provide accurate reporting information for the IA and CIS BPRs and other management needs (e.g. CIS monthly marketing meeting).
  • Actively contribute to the business' Strategic Planning activity to ensure the 5 year Strategic Plan is robust, stretching and achievable.
  • Responsible for the Product Roadmaps & alignment to the Investment Business Cases.
  • Providing accurate and complete market intelligence that enables the business to make investment & pricing decisions.

Skills and experience required for Head of Sales:

  • A proven and successful background in sales, marketing and business development contributing to significant business growth in government and commercial sectors, both UK and export.
  • Ability to take a longer term strategic view of a major account and through building trust develop long term sales opportunities.
  • Experience of communications systems and information assurance desirable or a keenness and ability to learn quickly
  • Experience in leading effective teams to deliver strategic growth.
  • In depth knowledge of current and potential future markets.

To apply for this exciting permanent opportunity please press 'apply now'.

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