Global Head, Finance Services Industry Sales at Canonical Nigeria

Global Head, Finance Services Industry Sales

Location: Lagos

About the Job

  • We have created a role for a dedicated Global Head of Finance Services Industry (FSI) to lead go-to market strategy and be accountable for the global growth of Canonical in that sector.
  • The successful candidate will drive our sales in the FSI vertical and inform our marketing, alliances, and product investments to support that effort.
  • They will be responsible for go-to-market planning across for both indirect and direct sales, working closely with regional sales leaders as well as our alliance team covering IHVs, ISVs and GSIs.
  • Candidates will be expected to have extensive experience working in financial services IT, either as a customer or as a vendor focused on the sector.

Key Responsibilities
This role is about commercial leadership of Canonical’s financial sector go-to-market and offerings:

  • Building alliances and relationships with global leaders in the  financial services and fintech ecosystems
  • Shaping our content and messaging strategy for banks, insurance and fintech institutions
  • Driving business development and sector-focused sales globally for Canonical
  • Guiding product management to ensure fitness of our platform and solutions in the financial sector
  • Valued skills and experience

Requirements
The successful candidate will bring:

  • Experience in lead generation and business development from the finance sector
  • Deep commercial experience encompassing revenue and costs
  • Familiarity with relevant industry requirements and standards
  • A technical or scientific background/qualifications
  • Proven leadership and presentation skills
  • Awareness of Ubuntu and Canonical’s competition and opportunities
  • Track record of data-driven decision-making

What Canonical offers

  • Personal learning and development budget
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual leave
  • Priority Pass for travel

Application Deadline
Not Specified.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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