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Sales Manager

Job Location: Newcastle

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00500766


- Job description

Role: Sales Manager
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Travel: Up to 50% of the time
Career Level: CL7 Manager
Salary: from c £65,000 + car allowance + bonus
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
People in the Sales career track grow pipeline and sales by supporting, managing or leading the origination and/or closing of sales opportunities in a specific area or across a range of Accenture offerings. They progress by deepening sales skills and/or developing new related skills, growing into more complex sales roles, laterally, upward, or in their current role.
What responsibilities will you have?
  • You will drive technology sales across Industry Groups
  • Responsibility for upselling & cross selling, in addition to bringing in new revenue within the region
  • Pricing bids, working closely with various stakeholders, across all levels, within Accenture to create deal solutions
  • Collaborate with client and technology account teams to provide advice on business requirements and plan services to be provided to users.
  • Lead diverse teams comprising of account team members, solution architects, commercial and contract managers as part of deal pursuits
What skills & experience are we looking for?
  • You will have strong regional connections and knowledge
  • The ability to close complex deals with multiple moving parts
  • A proven track record of delivering on a strong sales pipeline
  • Strong experience in technology solution sales is a must
  • Strong client facing experience
  • Understanding and interest in latest trends within the technology sector
  • Strong commercial acumen with knowledge of sizing and pricing various deal models, managing deal P&L’s and Experience in leading contract negotiation processes
What’s in it for you?
All of our Sales professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 31st August 2018 
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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