Business Development manager - Cisco Data Centre & Cloud

Sales | Marlow, London, Manchester

Would you like to be part of a team that enables business growth?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?


Join our Cisco Sales Team

Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Softcat’s Cisco business unit is one of the fastest growing in Softcat and a reputable brand that is ranked in our top performing vendors.


Success. The Softcat Way.

It’s an exciting time to be at Softcat, one of the UK’s most successful technology solutions businesses. We help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. We’ve reached the £1 billion+ pa revenue milestone, opened our first office outside the UK and picked up a series of industry awards. We’ve got even bigger plans for the future. So, if you share our drive and ambition, get ready to achieve more from your career. 


Driving our Cisco Data Centre & Cloud Business

This individual will play a key role in developing awareness and knowledge across Cisco Data Centre and Cloud portfolio with a key focus on Full Stack Observability.

As a Cisco Data Centre & Cloud Business Manager, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Engaging with Softcat’s Sales Teams and Data Centre & Cloud Specialist teams to drive our Cisco Data Centre & Cloud revenue
  • Proactively manage and work on sales initiatives and look for new routes to market
  • Driving the Sales Academy engagement and increase the awareness and enablement with our managers
  • Working with our Marketing Team and acting as point of contact for sales related activity on all Cisco Data Centre & Cloud opportunities
  • Identifying gaps and maximising sales by proactive pipeline management


What we need from you

  • Previous experience in a sales role with some knowledge of IT market
  • The proactivity to take ownership of your own business area
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with various teams
  • The ability to build rapport quickly and be an adept organiser
  • Ability to effectively run their area of business independently


 Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working – 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs


Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.



We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

  • Great Maternity, Paternity and Adoption support
  • Max employer pension contributions of 5%
  • Share incentive plan
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare
  • Buy extra holiday plus an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday
  • Technology vouchers, activity passes, restaurant discount cards
  • Option to add your partner/family to some of the benefits
  • Access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all perks and flexible benefits


Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector. 

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