Business Development Manager - Data Governance

  • Experian
  • London SW1E, UK
  • 17/02/2024
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Data Management Data Governance

Job Description

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Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. We’re passionate about unlocking the power of data in order to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Our 21k amazing employees in 40+ countries believe the possibilities for you, and the world, are growing. We’re investing in the future, through new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow. To do this we employ the brightest minds that share our purpose and want to make a difference.

Job Description

We’re currently looking for an EDQ Sales Specialist to join a thriving, driven and supportive team covering a number of different sectors, supporting specifically on our Data Governance Proposition. Experian has recently formally partnered with Intozetta, now an Experian company, and we are looking for a talented individual to help us accelerate the plan, discussions with clients and meet the revenue targets we have in place.

The Sales specialist will focus on cross sell and upsell opportunities in key sectors and bring insight to the business on what clients want helping us evolve our proposition. Your focus will be on growing our client base, securing new prospects and expanding the portfolio in the data governance space. Within your discussions you will focus on having the client at the centre of all decisions, ensuring the solutions provided to the customer are fit for purpose and will deliver value both now and in the future.

You will be part of an established, successful and collaborative team who value and support each other to succeed. You will manage your time as well as participating in a variety of internal activities which range from meetings to sales driven incentives.

This role will definitely suit if you enjoy building relationships, work well in a target driven role and enjoy the challenges of the journey. Communication is key and being able to adopt a creative and natural approach. Our product suite is broad and you will enjoy learning and showcasing new products and services. This would be ideal for someone that has worked in a similar sector, software, data or technology, but we would also consider

Experian continues to invest heavily in Data Quality and Governance capabilities due to the clear need in the market and relevance to the new era we are now in. This is a great opportunity for the right individual to join a growing team, in an ever expanding market.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Hit daily and monthly KPIS focused on call activity, pipeline built and deals closed
  • Develop a good understanding of Data Governance propositions
  • Work in collaboration with teams across the business including Customer Success, Pre Sales and Marketing
  • Contribute significantly towards the EDQ Roadmap providing competitor insight
  • Maintain and share a comprehensive understanding of products, competitors and use cases.
  • Achieve targets and forecast accurately.
  • Regular and consistent attendance at sales/pipeline/opportunity reviews

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented sales person to join our dynamic team as we grow our client base, focussing on delivery against financial target.

The position requires the successful applicant to manage the entire sales process from deal qualification to close. The Sales Specialist must possess excellent communication skills, be highly ambitious and determined to succeed, with a willingness to learn and develop, with a hunter mind-set to achieve and exceed sales targets within a competitive and everchanging market environment.

The individual shall thrive in a fast-paced and growth results-oriented environment. This position offers excellent personal development prospects; a rewarding sales commission scheme plus typical Experian flexible benefits associated with this role grade.


  • Ability to perform under pressure in a competitive environment
  • Commercially astute with an ability to influence and negotiate
  • Curiosity and intellect to build considerable knowledge and be considered a data governance expert by clients, colleagues and industry peers.
  • Organised and with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication, presentation and time management skills.
  • Ideally trained with a recognised sales methodology

Additional Information

Internal Grade E

What we offer

Here at Experian, we believe that great work deserves great rewards. In return for your ideas, commitment and ambition, we'll give you a very competitive base salary and a range of benefits as soon as you join. On top of your salary, we offer:

  • Opportunity for a truly amazing career
  • 25 days' annual leave (plus the ability to purchase 5 additional days)
  • Competitive On Target Commission
  • A car allowance/scheme
  • Generous contributory pension
  • Opportunity to buy shares with the company Share-save scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Medical and Dental cover
  • Retail discount schemes

In addition to the above we will provide you with all the support, tools and opportunities to empower you to drive your own career development. Your portfolio of training will be structured, including opportunities to build your wider Experian network. Alongside a buddy and mentor, you’ll have regular access to business leaders for coaching and advice, while constructive feedback will enable you to continually measure your performance to aid greater personal development.

Our uniqueness is that we truly celebrate yours.

Experian's culture and people are key differentiators. We take our people agenda very seriously. We focus on what truly matters; DEI, work/life balance, development, authenticity, engagement, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... the list goes on. We’re an award winning organisation due to our strong people first approach.

Innovation is a critical part of Experian's DNA and practices, and our diverse workforce drives our success. Everyone can succeed at Experian and bring their whole self to work, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, colour, sexuality, physical ability or age. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at the earliest opportunity.

Could this be the role for you? Apply now to start your journey with Experian!

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