Version 1 Remote, United Kingdom

Business Development Director - Oracle SaaS Cloud ERP and HCM

Department: Sales & Customer Success


Suzanne Whelan

Company Description

We’ve doubled in size since 2020 and we plan to do it all again in the next few years. That growth brings change, challenge, and opportunity for everyone as it evolves, so lots of fun ahead!

We are an ambitious, but core values-orientated global organisation, trusted by global brands to deliver technology services and solutions to drive our customers’ success.

  • Number 1 - Best place to work in Ireland #GPTW2023
  • No 1 Best Place to work in India #GPTW2023
  • 5th Best Large Workplace in the UK #GPTW2023
  • 10th place in Glassdoor’s Top 50 UK companies
  • 3200+ strong, €255m/£220m revenue business
  • Oracle ERP Partner of the Year, Global Microsoft Partner of the Year for Application Modernisation, AWS Migration Partner of the Year

At Version 1 we help our clients modernise, accelerate and improve their businesses, using Oracle applications and technology to enable their digital transformation.

We build long lasting relationships based on honesty, integrity, delivery excellence and by placing the customer first and striving to always do the right thing for them.

Our solutions are business-outcome-led, guiding clients on a path of transformational improvement to drive the most value from their investment in Oracle applications and technology.

Job Description

Purpose of this Business Development Director Role (ideally Oracle SaaS or EBS but an understanding of other ERP/HCM technologies is also very relevant)

This role exists because we need an experienced Senior BDM that will work within our team to drive the next phases of growth for our Oracle Cloud Applications Practice. You will be supported by dedicated Pre-Sales Solution Architects to craft the best solution offering for each customers needs.

Culture of existing Team

Closely aligned sales team with a collaborative approach, focused on both individual and joint success. You can work independently but also access support from a network of people. We are successful within the business (market leader in Oracle ERP/EPM/HCM Applications across all industry verticals, on-premise and Software as a Service in the Cloud). However, we are still growing so we are not bound by lots of processes that make it harder to achieve our targets. We try and meet up as a whole group with quarterly socials as a minimum.


This role is suited to someone enthusiastic with a proven track record of success and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

We want someone who is:

  • Experienced in ERP/EPM and/or HCM new business service sales is ideal (but an understanding of product implementation services sales for other technologies is also very relevant)
  • Experienced in achieving/exceeding sales targets by driving the end-to-end sales process
  • Able to sell implementation and managed support services, as well as complementary offerings
  • Independent with an entrepreneurial approach to account/lead generation and to develop relationships with our Partner Oracle
  • Able to build relationships, excellent communicator who can engage customers and stakeholders
  • Skilled with account planning, reporting, and coordinating what assistance you need from other areas of the business such as bid team, Technical/Solution Architects, etc.
  • Happy to work with our Technical Experts to drive new and existing propositions
  • Comfortable with Contract negotiation
  • Native-Level fluency in spoken and written English
  • Experience in Public and/or Private sectors, Educated to BA/BEng, BSc Hons
Additional Information

Share in our Success Excellent base salary plus commission with no ceiling & an opportunity to join our new V1 Equity success Scheme   

Strong Career Progression & mentorship coaching through our Strength in Balance & Leadership schemes with a dedicated quarterly Pathways Career Development review 

Financial benefits including; Pension, Private Healthcare Cover, Life Assurance, Financial advice 

Ways of working now with remote & hybrid working options but there is always as a good excuse to get together too  

Moments that matter & our enhanced maternity & paternity leave policies for life’s journey 

large training budget for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role. Ways

Wellbeing activities: an innovative Well Tech Scheme,Yoga, sponsored marathon and local team sports 

Version 1 Annual Excellence Awards  & our ‘ Call-Out’ platform where performance is called out and recognised  

Our active ESG & CSR initiative allows you to get involved in local fundraising and development opportunities as part of fostering our diversity, inclusion and belonging schemes. 

PLUS, many more exciting benefits… drop us a note to find out more.  

Location :

Wherever you prefer, we are happy for candidates to work remotely. Members of the existing team collaborate successfully across different locations throughout the UK, Northern Ireland and Ireland. For candidates that prefer working with others - we have offices located in London, Belfast, Edinburgh, Dublin, Redditch, Kent, Cheshire and Cork.

This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing ERP Consultancies in the UK. 

This is a full-time permanent role with travel.  Expenses will be covered.  

Permanent applications ideally. Must have work permit due to timeframes.  

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please refer to our Diversity & Inclusion statement located at:

Suzanne Whelan,
Version 1 Talent Acquisition Manager UK & Ireland
Tel: 00353 87 220 0625

Please note: We have an internal recruitment team and does not accept agency candidates. If you want to join the team here at Version 1, get in touch with us directly! 


"Strong focus on the core values and really live by them in everything they do"
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Our Head of People Louise Lahiff explains why Version 1 could be the match for you

Award-Winning Employee Focus

    IRELAND (2012-2023)
    UK (2019-2023)
    INDIA (2022-2023)
    EUROPE (2022)
    IRELAND & UK (2022-2023)

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

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