A newly created role for a Technical Director to work with the UK Managing Director and support the Sales Director in one of the fastest growing IT resellers in the UK. This role offers two avenues; to build the technical offering and team, be involved and consult with big ticket sales decisions that will contribute to business growth plans. To this end we need a forward thinking, socially confident yet analytical individual.
SALARY: Circa £70,000 Bonus Scheme
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Corby, Wellingborough, Rushden, Peterborough, Market Harborough, Peterborough
JOB SPECIFICATION: Technical Director - Hardware / Software
The Technical Director will report directly to the Managing Director, and in partnership with senior stakeholders talking full control to improve existing services and use your knowledge to obtain bigger solution deals. Working closely with the sales team to deliver technical information for the proposals and pitches for the business. You will attend meetings with senior stake holders acting as a technical expert, putting together business cases for the sales team to support their proposals.
You will be required to;
· Lead the ongoing development of the IT strategy
· Deliver technical presentations to customers and partners
· Build strong and trusted relationships internally and externally
· Identify technical requirements from customers
· Research and evaluate new and emerging technology
· Work alongside the sales director to bring in trusted 3rd party service companies
Overall as the Technical Director you will be an integral member of the senior team to grow the business to a Top 50 Tech reseller. To do this we you will need to be committed to:
· Create and grow a technical support team
· Supplier and Vendor Management
REQUIREMENTS: Technical Director - Hardware / Software
Although you will not get involved with the actual sales, this is a client facing role so having excellent presentation and technical knowledge is very important. We require this Technical Director to provide leadership, direction and drive a culture of efficiency, improvement, innovation and customer focus. You will be joining a friendly, sociable and open business, so require a like minded individual to come in and join this fantastic team. We have a team – oriented environment where each person is motivated by the company’s goals.
The background we envisage this Technical Director to have is:
· Must be a subject matter expert with extensive Software Systems experience
· An ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff in a way that is easy to understand
· Previous experience working within a Technical Pre-Sales position or Technical Director position
We are a company who is breaking boundaries in this traditional market. With 14 years of consecutive growth, this is an opportunity to contribute and be a part of our ambitious plans over the next 5 years
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: IT Technical Director, Technical Director, Technical Pre-Sales Consultant, Pre-sales Consultant
Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Lauren Lloyd quoting Technical Director - Hardware / Software and reference LL15379 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683325 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.