• Full Time
  • London

Head of Partners & Alliances, EMEA
Location: London
Salary: £100-120,000 base, c. £200,000 OTE + Benefits 

Head of Partners & Alliances, EMEA

Our client is a software vendor, ISV, consultancy and systems integrator.  They pride themselves on helping organizations expedite business decisions, automate processes, draw insights and deliver delightful user experiences.  Operating internationally covering 4 continents and with primary offices in 8 countries in the UK, USA, Middle East and Asia.

With multiple industry analyst awards such as IDC Digital Disruptor and Forrester Wave recognition they have created a great deal of  Consultancy / Commentator / Analyst excitement and interest in the last 2 years. 

In the UK they are just at start up mode and this represents a truly excellent and unusual career opportunity to join a business at early stages that is about to launch a major growth phase in Europe.

Sector: Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Robotic Process Automation, RPA, Natural Language, Machine Learning, Consulting, Systems Integration, BPaaS


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Analytics
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Natural Language
  • Machine Learning
  • Consulting
  • Systems Integration
  • BPaaS

Primary Objectives

Responsible for managing all facets of the United Kingdom’s sales team. His/her goal is to also manage the assigned and growing Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) sales territory


  • Design plans and strategies to develop business and achieve net base’s sales goals
  • Create a culture of success to achieve ongoing business goals
  • Manage the sales teams’ operations and resources to deliver profitable EMEA growth
  • Hire and develop sales staff
  • Be known as an employer of choice and the most sought-after sales force for the top sales personnel
  • Define and oversee sales staff incentive programs that motivate the sales team to achieve their sales targets
  • Define and coordinate sales training programs that enable staff to achieve their potential and support company sales objectives
  • Manage prospect expectations and contribute to a high level of prospect satisfaction
  • Define sales processes that drive desired sales outcomes and identify improvements when and where required
  • Create infrastructure and systems to support the success of the sales function
  • Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasting
  • Compile information and data related to prospect interactions
  • Monitor customer, market and competitor activity, and provide feedback to company leadership team and other company functions
  • Work closely with the SVP of Sales to establish successful sales programs
  • Manage key customer relationships and participate in closing strategic opportunities
  • Willingness to travel for in-person meetings with customers and partners and to develop key relationships


  • Highly-energetic, driven, and goal-oriented individual willing to challenge the status quo
  • Extensive experience in managing and closing complex sales cycles from business champion to SVP/CMO
  • Quickly understands products and ideas and applies the same to prospects and clients for their benefit
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills to consistently influence and persuade prospects to become clients including client follow-up
  • High influence and persuasive skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, innovative, team environment
  • Consistent earnings in the past, carrying quota role, while managing a team of sales managers
  • Proficient in software or technology related to sales and account management (SaaS experience preferred)
  • Experience in managing teams
  • Willingness to travel and work in flexible hours to accommodate international calls
  • Proven leadership skills in recruiting, mentoring, coaching, and developing employees

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