25 Feb 2021

Full-Time Business Development Manager by Temenos

Temenos – Posted by JobdirectaSouthAfrica Staff Gauteng

Job Description

As part of our continuous expansion, we are looking for a talented new business sales leader to help us drive the adoption and growth of our full end-to-end offering, focusing on winning new customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Articulating and demonstrating Temenos solutions through strategic value-based selling, building strong business cases, developing a return on investment analysis, and using other references and industry data to build relationships at multiple levels and ultimately drive deals from inception to close.
  • Working with customer stakeholders to understand their bank’s strategy, challenges, and opportunities and articulating how Temenos can help them achieve their objectives.
  • Creating value by partnering with technical and non-technical executives to support their transformation journey by showcasing the commercial and technology value of our solutions
  • Building and maintaining a robust sales pipeline and accurately tracking quarterly forecasts/revenue
  • Balancing quarterly results while keeping a clear line of sight of strategic and long term revenue opportunities
  • Develop and execute a go-to-market strategy for your territory based on data-driven customer research and market insight.
  • Collaborating with various distributed internal teams to ensure the seamless execution of end-to-end sales cycles and ensure the highest levels of customer advocacy.
  • Manages a team of sales executives, sets targets, develops, implements, and executive sales strategy
  • Leads from the front to ensure high levels of performance, productivity, and engagement across the region
  • Hires, trains, and develops the best talent in the market
  • Proactively builds and fosters long-term relationships with senior executives, thought leaders, influencers, and stakeholders in the banking and financial services sectors.
  • Establishes and fosters relationships with primary alliance partners and identifies new market and growth opportunities.

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Skills & Experience

  • Deep knowledge of the financial services industry; the trends, challenges, and innovations.
  • Proven track record of success in selling complex technology solutions to the financial services sector; ideally 10 years plus.
  • A consultative and “hunter” sales approach which enables listening to and understanding customer needs.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills with an ability to translate business requirements into value propositions which engage a range of audiences.
  • Data-driven and able to use data to tell stories, engage clients and create value and drive clients to action.
  • Able to navigate change and deal with ambiguity.
  • Culturally aware and experience of working in a globally matrixed organisation.
  • Credible thought leader and industry authority on the financial services sector.
  • Ambitious with an entrepreneurial spirit, energy, and a passion for continuous learning and improvement.
  • A passion for selling!
  • Fluency in English, other local languages area plus.
  • A business and technical background to be able to engage and ensure buy-in at C-level and with IT teams.
  • Experience of selling SaaS and digital transformation projects.
  • Experience of successfully selling in Africa.
  • International experience and a global mindset.


  • You will work at the cutting edge of technology innovation; we challenge the status quo and are transforming banking every day.
  • You will experience in a fast-paced environment, ambitious team; we look forwards and continuously strive to be the best.
  • You will be part of a team that values integrity; we support each other and keep our promises.
  • You will be able to work freely, flexibly and true to your authentic self; we champion diversity.
  • You will be joining a global and diverse family that works together through the good times and bad; we care deeply about each other and our clients.
  • You will experience what we call – Temenosity!

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