Are you a Sales Director with experience in the sales of SaaS solutions in the Dutch insurance market (Underwriting & Claims)? Are you able to manage complex software sales cycles, negotiate pricing and close contracts?
If so, then read on!

Our client, a global leader in data, applications and services for insurance and automotive, is looking for an authentic, energetic and confident Sales Director with a can-do mentality and the ability to lead the commercial team.


  • Managing the internal stakeholders:
    • Onboard and manage the commercial Sales team for Insurance Vertical
    • Coordinate the Operations team and Product and Development team
    • Build the successful commercial strategy to achieve growth
    • Manage internal drills and best practices
  • Managing external stakeholders:
    • Dutch Insurance Association and its members; Dutch central bank
    • Rebuild the relationship in the claims market with the flagship Claims Management Solution
  • Managing key-customer relations on C-Level for existing and new clients

The Sales Director will report to the regional Sales director and needs to have extensive knowledge of Claims & Underwriting processes.


  • 7-10 years of enterprise solution sales experience with digital or insurance technology
  • 10+ years of proven business development and strategic selling to C-level decision-makers
  • A proven track record of driving and closing enterprise software deals; consistent over achievement of quota and revenue goals
  • Experience in developing value propositions with customers and exemplary knowledge of sales principles, practices, tactics and tools
  • Persuasive and effective written and verbal communications skills, along with strong analytical skills
  • Proven consultative sales solution skills, including the ability to articulate a clear, concise return on investment value statement to C-Level, and across IT and business units
  • Ability to travel occasionally within Europe
  • Work experience in a fast-paced, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both written and spoken
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant study is required

Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH2215_1642579486
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Financial Services / Banking
Job Locations: Utrecht area
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Sales, Claims and Underwriting processes, Insurance, SaaS solutions

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Octagon Recruitment

Recruitment Team

+31 (0)70 324 9300