Vacancy: Director / Client Partner Retail & Consumer Practice

With close to 1800 employees in Benelux and almost 3000 employees working for Benelux clients from offshore, Cognizant is a rapidly growing provider of global BPO and IT delivery services. In the Retail & Consumer segment we bring in deep knowledge of the industry and help the customers mature their IT delivery through best in class practices.

The Benelux region is growing fast and in order to continue to grow, Cognizant Benelux wants to strengthen its team and is looking for an experienced Client Partner for our Retail & Consumer Practice in The Netherlands.

As a Client Partner within Cognizant, you have the objective to:

  1. penetrate into new clients and prospects,  develop and execute strategy to improve our footprint and visibility in the region
  2. Manage P&L and teams on existing Clients

Key Responsibilities of the job:

  • Manage a defined territory (NL) and market to drive new sales and expand existing business.
  • Creatively prospect through campaigns, business partners, and other activities to identify new clients
  • Provide thought leadership
  • Progress pipeline and sales opportunities to closure (Prospect and Accounts)
  • Maintain a high level of client satisfaction
  • Ensure strong and relevant network with the defined market

Skill & Experience:

  • The Ideal candidate speaks Dutch / English and has worked for 10-15 years as a business developer / Client Partner or delivery lead in information-technology service for system integrating companies.
  • Prior experience in global IT service companies will be highly beneficial.
  • Proven success and proven network ManLog
  • Experience in C-level consultative selling and multi-million Euro deals
  • Global sourcing expertise