• Sales Director, Singapore

    Job Locations SG-Singapore
    Business Development
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    About GlobalData  -

    4,000 of the world’s largest companies make better and more timely decisions thanks to our unique data, expert analysis and innovative solutions delivered through a single platform.

    At GlobalData, our mission is to help our clients decode the future to be more successful and innovative.  Through our acquisitions, we have now become one of the largest data and insights solution providers in the world.

    The Asia Pacific region is a key business growth driver for GlobalData Plc., and Singapore, as a market, plays a strategic role in this growth story. As one of the leading business intelligence companies in the world, GlobalData has significant presence in the Singaporean market across industry sectors such as Healthcare, Financial Services, Technology, Consumer, Retail, Energy and Construction. As the business expands and more data sets and services are added to our portfolio, we are in need of a seasoned sales leader who can own and manage our ambitious sales plans for the Singapore market.

    Role: Sales Director, Singapore

    Function: Sales, APAC

    What you will do

    • Carry and own Singapore sales targets for key industry verticals such as Consumer, Healthcare, Financial Services and Construction
    • Manage a team of 15-20 sales persons who have individual sales targets for specific product groups and target customers
    • Develop detailed strategic plans for Key Accounts and BD Accounts for each industry vertical by accurately positioning products to the right departments and job titles
    • Conduct weekly sales update meetings with individual sales persons and develop detailed performance updates based on sales completed, sales in pipeline and daily sales activity done towards achieving targets
    • Perform regular analysis of sales data in order to develop better understanding of strategic levers and communicate key findings with team members to ensure greater sales efficiency and effectiveness
    • Participate in key client interactions over the e-mail, phone or face to face, in order to facilitate the sale into key accounts and BD accounts
    • Travel across the country to meet key clients in person
    • Report weekly sales performance of the team to the Head of APAC Sales
    • Support the sales team through operational management such as assigning accounts, obtaining approvals on discounts and pricing etc.
    • Act as a coach for the sales team ensuring that their ability to expand their sales and track their efforts on the CRM platform becomes a part of their regular work discipline
    • Develop presentations for meetings and conferences based on sales performance with comparison to previous year performance and targets
    • Align to changes in strategy and tasks associated with our APAC growth plans

    What you will bring to the table

    • Post Graduate or Graduate in any educational stream, additional degree or diploma in Business Administration, preferable
    • 12-15 year's of experience as in Sales Management in the knowledge industry


    Requisite Skills:

    • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Powerpoint and Word
    • Knowledge of Sales Force CRM is desirable, though not essential
    • Highly proficient in spoken and written English
    • Excellent at oral communication
    • Good attention to detail and ability to discern patterns and draw business-related inferences from data of various types

    Personal Qualities:

    • High level of integrity
    • High on commitment to the job role
    • Self-motivated with ability to think responsibly


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