Sales Manager, Banking and Consumer Authentication

UK Europe, Middle East and AfricaUK
HID Global
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Mid-Senior Level

Sales Manager, Banking and Consumer Authentication


Location: Remote Based 

#Securing your Future!

We are a growing multinational technical security company based Globally that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity.


The Company:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit or check us out on


The Position:

Account Manager will be responsible for developing/ closing business within Financial Services and Consumer Authentication space in UK and Ireland. The Account Manager will have a proven track record in the IT security environment and Finance Vertical market.


Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Generate business opportunities and managing the sales process through to closing.

  • Build a sales pipeline, qualifying opportunities, and forecast pipeline accuracy.
  • Define regional sales strategy being able to generate new business
  • Collaborate with Sales Engineers to prepare account strategies and plans
  • Handle and develop new businesses independently
  • Ensure leads and opportunities are tracked within Sales (SFDC)
  • Implement Gap Plans and Strategic Initiatives in SFDC


What we are looking for:

Education and/or Experience          

  • BS/BA, or equivalent education plus relevant industry experience
  • Financial Service Vertical sales experience with an actionable preferred rolodex of decision makers in Bank & Finance in UK and Ireland
  • Experience working with direct end users as well as partners and understanding of both direct and channel centric go to market approach. Need to have direct touch experience
  • 7+ years sales experience in closing deals in the Financial Service area for IT vendors, IT Sec sales experience and/or experience in the Authentication market or HID products is a plus.
  • Experience in selling Digital Banking solutions
  • A proven track record of quota achievement and demonstrated career stability.
  • Strong negotiation and closing skills.
  • Proven ability to sell to large and international organizations.
  • Passion for sales and winning new business.
  • Self-motivated and well organized.
  • Sound problem resolution, judgment and decision-making skills.

Key Skills    

  • Ability to fluently communicate in the English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively target a wide variety of audiences including senior leadership and customers.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.
  • Experience with CRM, such as Salesforce is a plus.
  • Ability to create presentation materials to deliver messaging on new corporate initiatives and services.


Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Occasional business travel (job dependent)
  • Work as part of a global team


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.