Associate Sector Lead – Local Government

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Salary: £45k plus commission - Other
Ref: 300 Date Posted: Friday 11 Jan 2019
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We are working with a Private Sector organisation who are on the look for an Associate Sector Lead – Local Government on a permanent role. Our client is ideally looking for someone based in the North West with a salary of up to £45k on offer plus commission. This role will be field based working with a variety of clients in Local Government.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for generate, identifying and developing new business revenue opportunities within assigned territory
  • Ensure an in-depth understanding of sector and future needs
  • Provide professional knowledge and expertise to guide new Customers through the onboarding process to ensure all internal and external stakeholders are fully informed
  • Contribute to maintenance of CRM (or alternative systems) and sales dashboards to report on sales performance
  • Facilitate conversations within sales and across departments to leverage things we do well and remove things we do not do well throughout the onboarding process
  • Develop and grow relationships with stakeholders at multiple levels within assigned customers along with being the main point of contact for any escalations
  • Work closely with assigned client delivery teams to ensure customer satisfaction including regular review meetings and creating/maintaining account development plans

Experience Required:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of working with public sector customers
  • Excellent commercial awareness, business acumen, analytical and numerate skills
  • Change management skills and implementing new ways of working
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills with an ability to influence and persuade others effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and ability to engage and collaborate at all levels and establish credibility with peers and senior leaders
  • Able to multi-task across a number of disciplines, prioritise workload with a planned and structured approach to project delivery
  • Ability to make decisions, problems solve and take a pro-active approach to work
  • A focused and positive attitude with a strong desire for new experiences and responsibility – eager to develop consulting & professional skill
  • Knowledge of technical, legislative and regulatory frameworks effecting the public sector
  • Good understanding of public and private sector procurement
  • Knowledge of professional services