Zühlke – Empowering Ideas

 

Business Solution Manager

Permanent
100%
Manchester - United Kingdom
Business Consulting

At Zuhlke we empower ideas. We are a trusted advisor for clients across industries and help them turn ideas into smart and sustainable solutions. We specialise in digital innovation, cloud and data solutions, and have successfully delivered products such as mobile banking apps, healthcare systems and cloud-based government platforms, to name a few. 
 
You will be part of a purpose-driven team with a passion for innovation and an appreciation for Agile principles. To cultivate an environment where everyone can thrive, we foster an inclusive team culture where each individual has a voice and is empowered to take initiative, and where we care for one another. While we have been growing internationally, our colleagues across Europe and Asia remain connected through distributed project work and our “One Zuhlke” culture.
 
As a privately held company run by engineers, we prioritise your continuous development and education. With life-long learning a priority, we invest 10% of our turnover in developing skills and services in an agile way – matching your needs and those of the company. 
 
Our promise to employees and clients emphasises quality, innovation and sustainability. Our ethical guidelines and our passion for impactful solutions influence client projects and industries we work with, and underpin our focus on diversity and environmental sustainability.

What your job will involve: 

  • You will successfully sell Zühlke’s groundbreaking services and solutions and be responsible for turnover, as well as maintaining and adding to the network of decision-makers and C-level executives.
  • You will identify and realise sales potential for Zühlke by recognising market needs and in conjunction with Business Developers and for small engagements potentially alone.
  • You will need to ensure that the engagements that you manage deliver against the contract that is agreed with the client.
  • You will be responsible for securing a high level of client satisfaction in their engagements, ensure that projects are well managed with respect to cost, quality and schedule and that they deliver the required value to our clients.
  • Ongoing dialogue with our customers’ decision-makers and with market experts will help you to recognise trends and innovations early on and to exploit their potential for our accounts.
  • You will support our customers from pre-sales to after-sales and take charge of account management for key partners. 
  • Working within our Customer Solutions organisation, you will take responsibility for the business side of quotes, as well as contract negotiations.
  • It is important to impress customers with our solutions at their own sites, so your work will also involve business trips.

Skills & Requirements: 

  • You have several years’ experience in a similar role, and the necessary skills in the development and implementation of successful sales and marketing strategies, as well as a good instinct for customer needs and creativity when it comes to determining customer enquiries.
  • Proven experience working with a variety of Agile techniques to deliver value to customers
  • Proven responsibility for account management, market development and selling complex services.
  • You have studied a technical/scientific subject and would prefer further study in business or economics.
  • You are used to communicating and interacting effectively with decision-makers and stakeholders in your established network.
  • You are have launched and supported multi-disciplinary teams understanding their personal drivers and how to enthuse them to deliver. 
  • As a natural leader, you share your knowledge and setting visions that inspire colleagues through the business.
  • Basic legal knowledge and the ability to evaluate complex service contracts and work contracts in line with Zühlke’s risk management
Our work is mainly at or within an hour's travel from our Manchester office.   


And Why Zühlke?

✅ Culture of collaboration and teamwork
✅ Variety of impactful and challenging projects
✅ Professional training and development benefits
✅ Strong ethics with a focus on sustainability & inclusion
✅ Sensible work-life balance
✅ Freedom to take over responsibility

Would you like to find out more? Read our Success Stories and join the conversation on our Zühlke Blog.

If you're interested in joining us, send us your CV and start your first step into realising your career goals at a company that values talent and cares about its employees.  We are an  equal opportunity  employer and  value diversity  at our company. 

Diversity & Inclusion at Zuhlke 

  • Being welcome & respected for who you are.
  • Being heard & appreciated for your perspective.
  • Being valued, no matter your background. 


We welcome people from all backgrounds, regardless of their gender, personality, national origin, race, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.

Covid-19 Notice: We are hiring for this role despite the current circumstances in relation to Covid-19. To protect our employees’ and candidates’ health and safety, we have implemented fully remote interview and onboarding processes for candidates and new joiners until further notice. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation and appreciate your flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.

Permanent
100%
Manchester