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Senior Sales Leader

Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a leading global data, analytics, and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, but we also drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.

Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Sales team?

There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that is to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.

In Sales, Product & Marketing, we work together with our leaders who encourage a culture of ownership, mentoring and comradery. We are provided the opportunity to work on interesting and challenging projects every day. Our teams are encouraged to vocalise ideas and make our work our own to create a real impact. This keeps us energized and ensures we feel supported in our work.

We live up to our standard as market leaders. We are bold enough to continuously challenge the status quo because we want to be better every day. We are devoted to our customers and hold their best interests at heart. Our team enjoys creating and adapting to keep driving our company and our team forward.

What you will do:

The Senior Sales Leader reports to the GM of Sales – Corporate Accounts and is a key leadership role. The position has become available due to an internal move and is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic sales leader with good resilience who is comfortable with driving the sales force and themselves to achieve quarterly sales targets.

In this role you will create and drive a Strategic Segment plan to support achieving quarterly revenue targets, including market and competitor activity, product penetration – using sales campaigns, customer needs analysis and tactics to grow revenue generation.

You will possess a proven ability to coach, direct and drive success within the team. You should have experience in leading a team of Sales professionals that manage and own the relationship within the specific customer segment, driving a regular Sales Operating Rhythm incorporating regular pipeline, sales and account plan reviews.

This role comes with a generous and achievable incentive plan and is a rare opportunity to lead a diverse and successful portfolio. The role will require travel between states to ensure the sales teams in all states mentioned remain focused on meeting revenue growth and retaining and growing the customer base.

What are we looking for?

  • Extensive leadership roles in sales management in the financial services, professional services, and/or technology sectors (5-8 years)

  • Strong leadership track record of building and leading a sales team in a complex, highly competitive market and consistently meeting stretch revenue targets

  • Commercially astute – significant commercial business experience and knowledge in a competitive landscape.

  • The ability to work effectively across organisational units and geographic locations

  • Personal presence and strong influencing skills.

  • Proven track record in developing account penetration programs to deliver increased levels of cross/upsell

  • The ability to lead, motivate and energise people to co-operate and to perform well

  • Mature, well balanced and emotionally resilient

  • Ability to use their experience and provide wisdom, insight and energy

  • High levels of leadership competence demonstrated through leadership and development of high-performance culture and high-performance teams in previous roles

  • Exceptional personal customer relationship management skills and outstanding interpersonal and liaison skills with all levels of stakeholders

  • Extensive knowledge of the auto or financial services, credit and/or telecommunications sectors

  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to present to C level customers

Extra points for any of the following:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountable

  • Brave

  • Curious

  • Collaborative

  • Individualist

  • Trustworthy

  • Dedicated

At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. 

Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience, and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it. 

However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day! 

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, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

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