Version 1 London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh, Belfast

Department: Business Support

Job Description

The role will be part of a successful, growing team focused on Enterprise opportunities. The team is made up of a number of salespeople, who generate new opportunities and/or lead on responses to large private sector technology programmes.

We are looking for a senior Business Development Director with a pedigree in Professional Services Sales to Enterprise scale customers to join our team in the UK. The role has a strong entrepreneurial flavour and will suit an individual who has the drive to carve out their own ‘business within a business’ while having the support of a successful sales and marketing team behind them. You will naturally be a self-starter with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimum direction.

Whilst you will be assigned a number of existing Enterprise customers to develop, your primary responsibility will be to ‘land and expand’ new Enterprise customers who are ready to drive digital and systems transformation using the power of digital & cloud through: Working with internal Version 1 experts in the areas of Digital & Cloud Transformation and Application Modernisation. Working with Version 1 partners, to create fresh and effective go to market campaigns, e.g. Legacy Application Modernisation, Digital Transformation Acceleration, Cloud Migration, ML enabled Analytics etc. Preparation and delivery of presentations and solution proposals and the active management of your forecast and the full sales cycle for each deal you deliver.

Contract negotiation covering consulting services, fixed price development and managed services contracts. As you build your portfolio of customers, we would anticipate that this will create meaningful relationships with your commercial counterparts in our strategic partners Microsoft, AWS and Oracle. Such relationships if fostered correctly will lead to further new business opportunity for you and Version 1.


10 + years experience in IT professional services sales with a demonstrable track record in selling services related to at least one of digital transformation, application modernisation and cloud services within the Irish marketplace.

A demonstrable track record of sales with the achievement of at least 3 out of the last 4 years on/exceeding targets.

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 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  

A 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 ‘Ca ll-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.   

This is a full-time permanent role with some occasional client site travel. Hybrid/ remote working options but must be commutable distance for client site/office meetings. 

We are an equal opportunities employer.  Please refer to our Diversity & Inclusion statement located at:  Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging | Version 1 Careers   


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! 

Company Description

Version 1 is a Technology Services company, delivering impactful change to help our customers navigate the rapidly changing digital-first world.  

We have celebrated over 26 years in Technology Services and continue to be trusted by global brands to deliver solutions that drive customer success. Version 1 has several strategic technology partners including Microsoft, AWS, Oracle, Red Hat, OutSystems and Snowflake. 

We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver. We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big, and we hire great people. 

  • 3200+ employees (and growing), €350m/£315m revenue business    
  • UK & Ireland’s premier Oracle, Microsoft & AWS partner 
  • 10 years as GPTW to work in Ireland & UK 
  • Oracle EMEA Apps/SaaS Innovation Partner of the Year – EMEA 2023 
  • AWS EMEA - Collaboration Partner of the Year - EMEA 2023 
  • Global Modernising Applications Partner of the Year Award 2023 
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