Business Development (Software Sales)

REF: 906079_1609860710

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £40000 to £50000
  • Location: Greater Belfast

MCS Group is currently working alongside a leading software company that specialises in creating tailored data solutions, to recruit a proven Business Development professional to help accelerate customer acquisition for their Belfast based operation.

Delivering Data Analytical Solutions and growing the customer base you will work as an integral part of the sales and marketing function in driving, refining, and delivering sales targets.

The role will focus on new customer acquisition and building the broader network and market presence, and work with the broader team around definition and validation of the offering, customer growth and retention strategies and how to engage with focus customer segments and markets.

This is an instrumental role in the growth phase and focused on generating and closing sales pipeline to meet and exceed ambitious goals.

Core responsibilities:

  • Execute on personal business development plan in line with agreed targets
  • Identify new areas of growth and a strategy to address these opportunities
  • Meet and exceed targets for new business sales
  • Work collaboratively with the broader sales, marketing, and product teams to evolve, plan, articulate and execute to our plan, delivering growth in the customer sales and pipeline
  • Attend meetings, events, and work at client sites in Europe and Internationally

Essential Criteria:

  • 3+ years' experience in IT Sales in the AI, Data & ML sector
  • Sectorial knowledge of the Data Analytics and AI & ML domains
  • Demonstrable experience in identifying, progressing, and winning new customers
  • Experience of managing and responding to complex RFP and B2B sales.


  • Flexible holidays
  • Up to 10 days annually of unpaid leave
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • Pension scheme
  • Choose from private health or gym membership
  • Opportunities to invest in your development
  • Weekly knowledge sharing presentations and regular company outings
  • Monthly acknowledgement of outstanding staff and regular celebrations of company success

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Ryan McMahon, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group 028 9023 5456​