Senior Manager - Strategic Sales Planning
Ftserussell
London, United Kingdom
5d ago
  • Information Services Division provides financial markets fast, reliable and accurate information across many different service lines, FTSE, Russell, Yieldbook, Mergent, Real Time, RNS and Sedol.
  • A Global Sales team is responsible for selling these products to Clients.

  • The Strategic Sales Planning function is a critically important one and has a number of key objectives :
  • o Be the cross regional and cross business focus point to support the sales function, in applying consistency of process and global coordination.

    o Enable the Global Head of Sales Marketing and Client Engagement to work most effectively by providing key management information.

    o Provide insight to areas of revenue issue, and provide options to support resolution to those issues

    o Deliver on key projects and strategic initiatives, including integrations within the Information Services (ISD) Sales function.

    A summary duties the role has responsibility for are included below :

  • managing the sales planning function of ISD
  • Manage the Annual budget planning process with Finance
  • Be the lead sales planning interface for the Americas region
  • Be the lead sales planning interface for the Index vertical
  • managing the planning and allocation of global sales targets for Information Services - including revenue synergies from acquisitions.
  • providing a point of support for the Global Sales team for queries and issues.
  • providing business case support on pre acquisition negotiations.
  • managing the integration of sales teams post acquisition.
  • acting as the key interface for the function to all internal department, Finance HR, Legal, Strategy, Corporate Finance.
  • Providing Programme Support to the Group Relationship Programme to deliver group synergies in revenue, and client satisfaction.
  • Own and maintain the Sales Marketing and Client Engagement Business Continuity plan.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience is required for this role.
  • The role is a strategic and facilitative one that requires a combination of focus and flexibility, the role requires a resourceful individual with strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation, and strong analytical skills.
  • Applicant should have significant business experience,
  • Applicant must be able to work well within a team and communicate effectively to share their findings with others.
  • Understanding of the importance of Data and data quality
  • Applicant must be a driven self-starter with a can do attitude who can work collaboratively for the greater good of the sales function and the business as a whole
  • Collaboration with other departments is key in this role, specifically Sales and Finance
  • Strong analytical skills utilising Excel to gain insights to provide strategic recommendations
  • Flexible and is willing to perform varying duties depending on the shifting needs of the company and its staff members
  • Consider the global impact of any process and procedural issues
  • Coordinate a number of projects or commitments simultaneously and ensuring alignment among the often disparate stakeholders
  • Participates in strategic initiatives by leading them and reporting results back to the Director - Global Head of Sales Planning and Operations.
  • People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence are at the core of our culture.

    We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers.

    We believe that an inclusive collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG.

    A career with London Stock Exchange Group offers you the opportunity to be at the centre of the financial community. As well as competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits, we maximise each employee’s potential through personal development plans, training, coaching and mentoring.

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