Sales Manager

Posted on: 09/09/2020

Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 Dependent on Experience (Commission to be Agreed)

Start date: ASAP

Close date: N/A

3Squared is a highly ambitious rail technology specialist with an exciting opportunity for a B2B Sales candidates to help drive company growth.

We are seeking a high impact and consultative Sales Manager with proven B2B field sales experience. The role will involve working with prospective customers in the Transport & Rail sector to grow the sales of our highly successful RailSmart® suite of products, as well as our bespoke digital solutions.

This critical role will be accountable for the management and execution of business development plans which strengthen and deepen our client relationships.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Sales Manager will establish and manage sales engagements, the development of growth strategies, and expand the pipeline of partners. This individual will be responsible for capturing business opportunities, leading proposal activities, and developing presentation materials to support business development activities across the spectrum of potential opportunities.

What 3Squared do:

3Squared is an award-winning Sheffield based software company that works across the rail industry. Its flagship RailSmart suite of software applications continue to positively disrupt the rail sector as more and more passenger, and freight operating companies, and rail industry suppliers,  use the software to improve operational efficiency, reduce incidents and better manage business risk.

3Squared supply digital solution to the rail industry. The company has grown from 3 people and an idea in 2002 to a 55 strong, multidisciplinary team of talented people delivering Queen’s Award-winning digital solutions for an ever-growing list of transportation customers in the UK and abroad.

We have stayed true to our roots and are still independently owned and operate from our office in the steel city of Sheffield.

What you’ll really be doing:

  • Programme planning and execution of pre and post-sales activities. Providing insight to senior management on program execution activities, status, and issues
    business development and sales
  • Identifying new business opportunities and partner relationships.  Developing and executing strategic growth plans across the total opportunity set.
  • Developing relationships with key industry partners, system integrators, primes, and subcontractors
  • Contributing 3Squared activities to deliver first-rate repeatable proposals and responses

 How you’ll be doing it:

  • Representing 3Squared’s ethos and principals. Work with prospective clients as a trusted partner
  • Be self-motivating and comfortable working within a target driven environment
  • Being a great listener, matching your approach to customer requirements and values, and able to understand what potential members need
  • Using your consultative sales approach to secure new clients across a variety of new business development lead generation approaches from cold calling to presenting to sector groups

 Key deliverables will include: 

  • Targeting specific opportunities to deepen and broaden relationships
  • Having an in-depth knowledge of business products and value proposition
  • Writing business proposals
  • Increasing client base
  • Negotiating with stakeholders
  • Reporting on successes and areas needing improvements

Skills and Experience:

  • You will have an engaging communication style, able to build authentic and collaborative relationships with stakeholders
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in business development, or key account management roles at complex organizations while interacting directly with customers is required
  • Business Development or sales experience in a Systems Integrator/IT Consulting, technology solutions environment
  • Direct experience in the transportation & technology sectors with a particular focus on Rail is desirable
  • Strong and capable leadership skills with emphasis on collaboration and cross-organization communications
  • Highly evolved network of professional contacts and colleagues in both industry and government

This is a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make your mark. You will have support from the wider business for your career to develop into a wide range of future opportunities within 3Squared.

In return for your commitment, drive, and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding field. 3Squared is an equal opportunity employer.


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