Sales Manager

Our Sales Manager will be results orientated, bold and not afraid to challenge the status quo. We need people who want to smash their number and expect the same from those around them.

Job Description

Title: Sales Manager      
Location: Manchester
Reporting to: Group CSO

About SysGroup

SysGroup is an award-winning Managed IT Services, Cloud Hosting, and expert IT Consultancy provider.  The Group’s head office is in Liverpool with offices in Manchester, London, Telford and Newport.

SysGroup's strategy is to expand its position as a trusted provider of Managed IT Services to clients in the UK mid-market and enterprise supplemented with carefully targeted acquisitions to complement organic growth. The sales approach is consultative to guide customers through the complexities and developments in the IT market and we aim to develop strong client relationships to become an extension of their existing IT department.

At SysGroup our people are passionate about what they do, committed to their team, their colleagues, and the success of our business. As a business, we pride ourselves on our friendly and collaborative teams. 

Role summary

The role is to oversee the sales process and hire, develop and lead a team of Account Managers. It’s a quota bearing role so you are expected to make a sales contribution, but its also a management role so you primary responsibility is to Lead, Coach and Manage the team to hit the quote that has been set. The individual we are looking for needs to be results orientated, bold and not afraid to challenge the status quo. We need people who want to smash their number and expect the same from those around them.

Accountable for

  • Hitting monthly targets MRGP/VAR/PS
  • Maintaining accurate forecasts
  • Keeping systems up to date  
  • Retaining customers – Managed contracts
  • Ensuring the team is suitably trained – Understand the Portfolio
  • Driving regular engagement – Internal/External/Partner

Responsible for

  • Leading, coaching and Managing a team of sales people
  • Customer engagement
  • Manging the performance of the team
  • Making the right hires
  • Representing SysGroup - Its capability and its Values
  • Vendor engagement – Relationship and knowledge

About you

  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and business profit.
  • Ability to manage, build and grow individuals and teams
  • Excellent time management and personal organization, to prioritise multiple tasks and ensure internal and external stakeholders are kept informed and updated
  • Natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance and can guide others.
  • Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with senior executives.
  • Reliable, tolerant, and determined.
  • Self-starter and motivator. 

Why work for us?

We offer you a challenging role with a unique opportunity to expand your skills and experience, all while working in a friendly and encouraging working environment. In addition to a very competitive base salary (which will be dependent on experience) we also offer:-

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing with length of service 
  • An additional half a day holiday on your birthday
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee discounts
  • Cash plan medical care
  • Gym membership, Quarterly prize draw, Cycle to work scheme

Interested? Apply now!

Please send your CV and a covering letter to our People & Culture team