Ireland Vendor Alliance Manager
Sales | Dublin
Reports to: Senior Alliances Manager
Salary: Competitive with benefits
An exciting opportunity has become available for someone to join our Vendor Alliances team as our Ireland Vendor Alliance Manager. This would be the first Alliances head in our Dublin office and this person will be responsible for promoting Softcat into 10-15 strategic vendors at sales and executive levels in Ireland, ensuring that the day to day working relationship is fluid and effective.
Success. The Softcat way.
It’s an exciting time to be at Softcat, one of the UK’s most successful technology solutions businesses. We’ve reached the £1 billion 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.
You will be responsible for local ownership and sponsorship of these key Softcat vendors, ensuring promotion of Softcat both internally and externally. You will have the support of the wider Vendor Alliance team and existing relationships to support all activities. Developing a broad knowledge across all four of Softcat’s IT priority areas you will need to be able to articulate how and where vendors complement each other and could expand a sales opportunity. You will be required to coordinate, host and support regular engagement to ensure ongoing presence onsite at Softcat, maintaining close engagement both with Softcat and Vendor sales teams to drive maximum commercial advantage.
Other key responsibilities will include; Business development and relationship management across multiple vendors and technologies, working with Softcat general and specialist sales teams and aligning with account managers to maximise revenue and profitability within our opportunity base. You will also have full ownership of pipeline, reporting and all marketing activities related to your vendors.
What we need from you
- Previous industry experience would be desirable
- The capability to build relationships quickly and mature them over time
- Have the appetite and desire to learn and take on new challenges
- Confidence to operate when required at a senior level
- Be a proactive, motivated and highly driven individual with the ability to grasp multiple product sets and the structure and processes behind selling them
- Strong organisational skills
- Exceptional communication skills
- Credibility, with an entrepreneurial edge, to own and run a Top 3 vendor business
We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone. So whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.
To become part of the success story, please apply.
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.