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Head of Strategic Sales


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

This is a great opportunity to join and be a key player in a growing and dynamic strategic sales team. We are looking for an experienced Head of Strategic Sales with a growth mindset to lead a nationally field-based team and play a key role in expanding Equifax’s share of wallet within our Top Accounts program. 

Accountable for leading a Team of Strategic/Account Directors within our Strategic Sales Channel and responsible for a significant revenue stream generated by some of our largest clients across the CRA business.   You will develop the Sales strategy, the operational sales plan and champion the implementation of standard Sales management processes and techniques across the teams to achieve and exceed revenue targets, ensuring accurate forecasting and sales pipeline management.

Success in this role is dependent on the ability to identify industry client and market needs, collaborate with sales channels and cross-functional COEs, and work to develop, design, and sell strong value-added solutions.

What you’ll do 

  • Formulation of Equifax / client joint goals and strategies for growth across the defined customer portfolio

  • Develop, implement and own financial plans and forecasts with product group insights to help achieve and exceed targets

  • Support the sales process and Sales team on customer retention initiatives whilst aiding new business pursuits 

  • People management and overall team development

  • Provide the client with a strong voice to ensure that Equifax innovation and custom development work is carried out within a customer‐centric framework 

  • Maintain an active awareness of the many: market, economic, regulatory and technology trends in the consumer and commercial finance sector.  

  • Oversight of projects being undertaken on the client’s behalf. This involves participation in project meetings and being a vital contributor to execution/delivery. Lead multi‐functional teams to formulate and deliver high ROI client solutions

What experience you need  

  • Successful sales track record leading complex high value customer relationships

  • Proven success as a Sales Manager

  • Has sold consultancy projects

  • Strong experience managing complex strategic relationships

  • Proven resilience and performance in driving revenue and negotiating deals with long sales cycles

  • Strong experience managing complex pricing negotiations

  • Strong experience in presenting to senior-level decision makers

What could set you apart

  • CRA Experience

  • Banking & Financial services software or analytics selling experience 

The Perks of being a Equifax Employee?

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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