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

Department: Business Support

Job Description

This role will be part of a successful and growing commercial team focused on Public Sector within the Oracle Enterprise Applications business (covering Oracle SaaS and Applications Unlimited). You’ll be delivering large sales opportunities, and supporting client relationships. You’ll drive sales through working with existing customers and net new business. 

You’ll also be responsible for:  

  • Leading the full sales cycle, from lead generation, pre-qualification processes, bid preparation and submission, demonstrations and close. 

  • Identifying new opportunities for Enterprise Applications through market knowledge, customer relationship development and by leveraging the Version 1 network, using targeted marketing campaigns, events, and direct calling initiatives. 

  • Close collaboration with Version 1 technology partners and specialists (like Oracle). 

  • Contract negotiation covering primarily implementation services and managed service sales but also including license/hardware sales, and other consulting services with support from the relevant teams. 


To be successful as a BD Director you’ll: 

  • Be able to demonstrate your experience operating in a Technology Services environment in a similar organisation. 

  • Have practical experience selling to the UK Public Sector, such as: Central Government, NHS, Utilities and more.

  • Share and exhibit your leadership abilities and how you’ve built and maintained successful and motivated teams.  

  • Show your competence in acquiring new business, developing opportunities with current business, and supporting the complete sales life cycle. 

Additional Information

Why Version 1?

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 

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 ‘ 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.  

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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