Financials Pre Sales Consultant- Education Sector

Vacancy Filler Limited
70000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual
03 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Job Type
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Financials Pre Sales Consultant- Education Sector

Location Independent role. Salary up to GBP80K, GBP105K OTE, plus car allowance and comprehensive benefits.

My client develops enterprise software that takes care of the business - not only to help service-focused organisations be more efficient and productive but to allow the people that work within them to spend more time on the meaningful, purposeful work, that makes them feel valued and fulfilled - where they make the most difference:

Want to come and be part of this amazing team?

We are looking for an enthusiastic Financials Pre Sales Consultant- Education Sector to join the growing team. You may be a Pre Sales Consultant, but we are also interested to speak to anyone who has worked as a consultant or worked on finance systems in a higher education setting and loves working with customers.

As a Financials Pre Sales Consultant- Education Sector, you will be involved in a wide range of activities from creating compelling responses to customer tenders, using your discovery skills to understand customer requirements and presenting/demonstrating solutions to Universities in the UK.

What you will do

Provide the Sales and Marketing teams with expert assistance throughout the various stages of the sales process including qualification, RFI/RFP/proposals, presentation and demonstration stages, handover to the implementation services team and post-implementation customer support.

Day to day activities are many & varied and beyond supporting customer engagements, you will also be involved in conferences, trade shows and marketing activities to meet the demand for information in easy to consume forms.

Your approach

You are a detail-oriented professional, able to think quickly and analytically to find the right solution to a problem. You'll like a challenge and be looking for a role that is varied and ever-changing. Technology is a passion of yours, and your curiosity combined with a desire to learn has made you a go-to person in your current role. Self-motivated and an excellent collaborator, you'll be comfortable both taking the lead and working as part of a team. You see yourself as an ambassador, representing the company and its products and services with integrity, professionalism, and courtesy.

Requirements for the Financials Pre Sales Consultant- Education Sector

  • A minimum of 2 year's experience as a Pre Sales Consultant, or an implementation consultant looking to move into pre-sales, or an internal finance systems consultant working in the Higher Education Sector
  • You will have worked with an established ERP Financials-based solution such as SAP, U4BW/Agresso, Oracle, Ellucian Banner, Tribal Sits, Technologyone or other enterprise financials solution used in the UK Higher Education sector
  • Proven ability to create and deliver engaging presentations, proposals and demonstrations
  • Demonstrable analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent communication skills and sense of humour, with the ability to build rapport within the organisation and with external stakeholders at all levels
  • The ability to travel within the UK and Ireland as required

Any of the following would be an advantage

  • Finance qualification such as CIMA or ACMA
  • Experience using visual techniques and storytelling to communicate your message to an audience
  • Ability to demonstrate finance applications

We offer

  • A job that is challenging but has a great deal of variety and the chance to shape the future
  • A flexible and solution-oriented workplace; where you work hard but also play hard
  • The opportunity to further develop your career in a multi-disciplinary organisation
  • Enthusiastic colleagues who are eager to learn from your knowledge
  • A competitive package including flexible benefits