Business Development Manager (Financial Services Industry)

This is a senior role with wide-ranging and often complex responsibilities, which call for a depth and breadth of business knowledge beyond the business development discipline. You will be responsible for generating sales and driving revenue within new and existing accounts in the Financial Services industry. At a strategic level, you will sell IT professional services and manage customer relationships for new and existing accounts.

Tactically, this will involve prospecting, acquiring, developing and expanding business leads. You will be expected to open new accounts and also work with a portfolio of named customers to expand our footprint within their organisation. Your focus will be on achieving short- and long-term revenue and profit growth by new sales and increasing the profitability of a portfolio of accounts by cross-selling service lines, including Application managed services and/or Infrastructure managed services.

You will have previous experience selling IT Services and Solutions into large FSI customers with bias on Cloud Transformation, Digital Transformation and Managed Services and a good understanding of the changing landscape within Banking in Spain.

Day to day, you will:

  • Identify opportunities to increase sales volume while ensuring service levels are met
  • Assist management in devising sales plans and strategies
  • Sell a portfolio of Avanade and/or third-party software and services directly to end-user organizations
  • Specialize in the sale of enterprise systems and solutions including Cloud Transformation, Digital Transformation, Managed Services and the more traditional IT Solutions such as desktop packages, software development tools, databases, communications software, applications software, and new software license sales
  • You will be capable of developing long-lasting customer relationships and gaining referrals with new and existing accounts. you will have a deep understanding of the needs of various stakeholders, and be able to marshal the right resources with or without direct authority.


  • Previous experience in a similar role selling enterprise solutions to large FSI clients
  • Proactive and practical, you will be adept at assessing customer requirements, and selecting appropriate methods to fulfil them. You will be skilled at determining priorities, establishing a systematic course of action to ensure successful completion, and allocating time and resources effectively. Inside and outside Avanade, your interpersonal skills will enable you to leverage your network to facilitate, develop and influence.
  • Strong customer interface and presentation skills are essential in this role, together with a mind-set of customer service. A skillful negotiator, you will be confident acting as trusted advisor when dealing with customers' business needs.
  • Experience selling outsourcing or managed services deals or other large-scale engagements, including significant offshore delivery, is a significant advantage, particularly where they have involved leveraging offshore resources in deal pursuits.
  • On a practical level, you will have excellent Account Planning skills, using the global standard account plan document. A knowledge of sales pipeline management, and sales and revenue quotas is essential, as is experience in selling IT projects and solutions.
  • You will need to show a solid understanding of Avanade solutions, Microsoft products and technology services, Accenture industry solutions and competitive

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Avanade es el proveedor líder en innovadores servicios en la nube y digitales, soluciones empresariales y experiencias de diseño que se suministran gracias a la experiencia de su personal y el ecosistema Microsoft. Nuestros profesionales combinan conocimientos tecnológicos, empresariales y del sector para crear e implementar soluciones que logren los resultados que buscan nuestros clientes y los de estos. Avanade cuenta con 29.000 empleados conectados digitalmente en 23 países, por ello nuestros clientes disponen de las mejores ideas gracias a una cultura colaborativa que honra la diversidad y es reflejo de las comunidades en las que trabajamos. Avanade, propiedad mayoritaria de Accenture, fue fundada en el año 2000 por Accenture LLP y Microsoft Corp. Más información en

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