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Senior Business Development Manager


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Reporting to the Executive General Manager Workforce Solutions Australia & New Zealand, this individual contributor role is responsible for driving strategic sales initiatives, ensuring executional excellence on key programs and collaborating with other business units to drive the growth of the Verification Exchange business in Australia.   This individual is responsible for the primary customer contact to acquire new sales of the Verification Exchange service by prospecting, opportunity management, accurate forecasting, delivering sales presentations, developing bids and negotiating final terms and contracts in order to meet the organisation’s business objectives.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, analyse and document the Verification Exchange opportunity in the assigned territory, along with the market size, value proposition & positioning.

  • Develop and execute short- and long-term sales strategies to drive sales opportunities for Verification Exchange into the assigned territory, new markets, verticals or regions, or within new divisions of the existing client base.

  • Capably articulate the Verification Exchange value proposition

  • Produce and present executive-level content to both internal and external key stakeholders

  • Demonstrate Financial Services industry expertise to fully understand client needs and demonstrate senior level consultancy skills to bring value-added solutions to the table to resolve those needs.

  • Primary focus is selling to new clients and includes full sales cycle participation including prospecting, opportunity management, forecasting, presentation of services, proposals, contracting and deal closing.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key clients & prospects at the senior executive level

  • Manage his/her sales pipeline and accurately forecast opportunities across the market.

  • Provide market and customer feedback to the product team

  • Identify new market opportunities through a strategic understanding of the regulatory and technology environment and capture important market developments, regulation changes & technology trends

Key Deliverables:

  • A deep understanding of the market, regulatory landscape, value proposition and the opportunity.

  • Expert delivery and presentation of the Verification Exchange value proposition to both internal & external key stakeholders for the acquisition of new Verifier customers

  • Execution of the core go-to-market objectives for the business to achieve the assigned sales targets

Skills you need to have:

  • 10+ years sales and/or sales management experience with proven results in the Financial Services

  • Expert interpersonal and customer relationship management skills

  • Expert consultative sales negotiation, influencing and deal closure skills

  • Expert written and presentation skills with extensive experience developing and delivering executive-level communication

  • Technically, commercially & regulatory astute 

  • Demonstrable experience to lead, motivate and energize multiple stakeholder groups to achieve results using influential, innovative & collaborative approaches 

  • Demonstrable ability to analyze complex scenarios and draw out relevant insights into succinct, easily understood customer-ready communications

  • Proven track record of taking plans to execution within a corporate environment

We believe that when we’re at our best, we can do our best. Equifax offers policies and programs that support our employees’ financial and personal wellbeing with additional leave days, hybrid working environment, employee assistance program and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

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.

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