Dimension Data European Business Development Manager in Barneveld, Netherlands
Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?
If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 50 countries and more than 30 000 employees. You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies – who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era.You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work – whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.
You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success. You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions.Great talent. Great teams. Great work. Great opportunities.
Want to be part of our team?
The Business Development Manager is the primary technical solution crafter to address Dimension Data client’s requests, understands both business and technical requirements and transforms them into commercial proposals
What you'll be doing
Staff: The Business Development Manager has no direct people reports but is directing the Client engagement with local teams and acts as mission owner for his/her particular practices and/or initiatives.
He/she is required to work closely with the regional and local Business Units, Sales teams, Professional Services, Managed Services and Admin functions.
He/she will be engaged with the Group solution owners as required and act as a SME (subject matter expert) for the local teams.
Others: The Business Development Manager will focus on supporting technical solution development based on Dimension Data Sales requirements and high level inputs of Group teams. He/she will be working closely with their peers (Solutions Architects, Enterprise Architects and other Business Development Managers) to contribute to cross-BU architecture development.
He/she is expected to support the BID management process and will deeply contribute to the creation of technical documents in order to raise the quality of Dimension Data proposals to the next level.
He/she will also take an active part in new technology evaluations, LABs, POCs and Cross-BU solutions development and testing.
What would make you a good fit for this role?
Subordinates: Currently, there are no direct reports.
Superior(s): Direction, performance monitoring and coaching will be provided via consultation with the European Networking Director on a frequent basis. Weekly conversations will cover short-term objectives and performance and monthly reviews will provide review of mid-term objectives in the previous periods and planning for subsequent periods. Formal reviews will be held twice a year to cover overall performance for the year.
Other Contacts within the organisation : The European Business Development Manager will have to work in partnership with his peers at both a Group level and Country level as well as Professional/Managed Services and Sales units.
Outside the organisation : The Business Development Manager is expected to maintain relationships with our strategic vendors as well as any community groups where Dimension Data presence/participation is aligned with our objectives.
(Knowledge, skills, experience necessary to enable satisfactory performance in the job)
Significant background and a minimum 15+ years’ experience in Networking
Deep knowledge and understanding of relevant technologies supporting our primary practices of Wired and Wireless, hybrid WAN and Data Centre Networking
A strong specific knowledge and experience around Software Defined Infrastructure
Experience with Network automation, software development, programming and scripting will be a strong asset
Consultative experience and attitude; experience in developing technical solutions
Strong communication skills – both written, oral and presentation in English, other European languages being a strong asset
Experience and ability to lead a project involving other technology competencies
European market understanding
Able to drive consulting engagements, help designing and running proofs of concepts
Hold industry certifications, accreditations or specialisations and willingness to maintain and broaden them
Team worker, performance driven individual
Good sense of humour, easy going, open and frank to individuals
Ability to work under tight time pressure, strong sense of priority management
Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.
Diversity in Dimension Data
Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.
Dimension Data uses the power of technology to help organisations achieve great things in the digital era. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces for tomorrow, and cybersecurity. With offices in nearly 60 countries across five continents, and over 30,000 employees, we deliver wherever our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey.
Whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, we help our clients achieve their ambitions.
And with us, you can achieve yours.
If you believe you can do anything, we’re here to help you do it.