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Senior PreSales Consultant

  • Sydney
  • Sydney

Sales business function is responsible for growing Basware's cloud revenue via new customer acquisition and driving expansion within a satisfied customer base. Through customer-centric selling and collaborative account management, we lead prospects & customers through the buying process with Basware, leveraging sales platforms including CRM, CPQ, and CLM that support managing the sales cycle.

As trusted advisors with industry and solution expertise, we focus on providing value to our customers through advice and insight into best practices. In partnership with Marketing, Customer Services and Partners, we enable organizations to simplify operations, spend smarter and drive the transformation of their Finance & Procurement functions.

Looking to showcase your talents in a leading global technology company?

BASWARE, an established high-growth tech company operating in 14 countries around the globe seeks a skilled and experienced Senior Presales Consultant for our APAC Presales team to support the sales channel in achieving their sales targets. The job will be based in our Sydney office.

The Senior Presales Consultant supports our direct and indirect sales team to achieve their sales targets. As a true professional and solution-oriented team player, you are responsible for different presales activities in the APAC region.

Responsibilities include presenting the value of Basware solutions to business and C-level users, along with deep-dive technical and security discussions with their IT and security teams.

Basware is the global leader in providing networked purchase-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing, and innovative financing services. Basware’s commerce and financing network connects businesses in over 100 countries and territories around the globe. As the largest open business network in the world, Basware helps small and large companies around the world achieve significant cost savings, more flexible payment terms, greater efficiencies, and closer relationships with their suppliers. Find out more at: www.basware.com

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Building competitive proposals and presentations, and supporting RFP responses

  • Conducting solution demonstrations and technical/security presentations

  • Acting as a business advisor on purchase-to-pay processes during the sales cycle

  • Proactive knowledge transfer, communication, and training

  • Supporting partner management in ramping up new partners

  • Acting as the local extended arm of Basware global Product Management to ensure product roadmap competitiveness and communication

  • Support for solution design & proof phases of the sales cycle for networked Source-to-Pay solutions

  • Contribute to the internal bid qualification process and member of the local bid committee

  • Calculating and presenting customer ROI on Basware solutions

  • Independently delivering customer Success Lab workshops on best practice P2P solutions

  • In addition to sales-related activities, you will provide support to Marketing lead generation and be engaged in providing expert support for marketing events

  • Cross-border global sales support

Work with great people

Hanna Ikonen
Senior Manager, Customer Services
"I feel that I can make a difference, drive improvements & take controlled risks, and all this is supported by the company."
Sam Bradner
Senior Content Designer
"Best part of my job is flexibility and variability. I don´t really have a typical day, and I like that!"
Kevin Kamau
Senior Product Manager
"Basware is a global company that values people as a crucial driver for success."
Trang Pham
Senior Specialist, Communications
"I know I can make an impact in hundreds of different ways. Basware is really unique to me – we have the best people and we are the leader in our industry."
Mika Peurala
Solution Architect
"Absolutely the best colleagues and line managers in the world!"
Jaakko Jutila
Director, Customer Support
"At Basware you have the freedom to identify and start different development activities across the organization without getting approvals from above."
Namrata Checker
Team Lead, Digital Marketing
"What I love most about my job is the people that I work with, the freedom of putting forward my ideas, thoughts and feedback but also the freedom of creating the way of working that works best for me."
Siddhartha Bhatia
Senior Cloud Developer
"I am honored to have worked with the leaders of tomorrow. The organization is absolutely people centric with its prime focus always on employee engagement, loyalty and satisfaction."

Skills & Requirements

EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years experience in one of the following fields: Presales, Business Consulting, Product Management, Sales Specialist, or AP or Procurement

  • Well versed in applying multidisciplinary skills such as customer focus, value selling, solution and process orientation as well as a strong functional/technical understanding

  • Skilled in aligning solutions according to industry trends

  • Strong Business acumen with the ability to handle complex business challenges

  • Experienced in identifying, qualifying and managing opportunities and driving proposals

EDUCATION:

Bachelors’ degree required with preferred degrees in either IT, Computer Science, Economics or Commercial.

PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Passionate, driven self-starter with a stable track record of progressive achievement within companies, with increasing responsibility

  • Personable, with strong communication, presentation, selling, and negotiation skills, including the ability to overcome objections, negotiate and close

  • Highly collaborative approach, skilled in working in a matrix organization with globally distributed teams

  • Utilizes coaching and mentoring skills to establish strategy and execution

  • Ability to travel (according to guidelines)

Great Place to Work

  • We embrace a growth mindset.

  • We empower through accountability.

  • We dare to try.

  • We value every individual.

About the company

Basware is the global leader in providing networked purchase-to-pay solutions and innovative financing services. Basware’s commerce and financing network connects businesses in over 100 countries and territories around the globe. As the largest open business network in the world, Basware provides scale and reach for organizations of all sizes, enabling them to grow their business and unlock value across their operations by simplifying and streamlining financial processes. Small and large companies around the world achieve significant cost savings, more flexible payment terms, greater efficiencies and closer relationships with their suppliers.

Joining Basware means you’ll join a team filled with innovators, passionate about their work and enthusiastic about the purchase-to-pay industry we’ve pioneered. You’ll work alongside highly motivated, capable, and friendly individuals who collaborate to deliver world class solutions and services to hundreds of companies worldwide. A critical part of our culture is the high amount of trust we put into our employees—we want you to make a difference. So, we offer flexibility in how you work, giving you the freedom and support to deliver your best results. We truly live our values where our employees strive for excellence, put our customers first, lead the way, and inspire one another to build a winning team.


2020Recognized market leader with global operations, 20+ offices worldwide.

2019Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Procure-to-Pay Suites for fourth time

2014-2019Several industry recognitions and product launches

2012-2016Several acquisitions in the fields of e-invoicing, e-procurement and purchase-to-pay solutions

2012Launch of cloud-based B2B platform for transaction collaboration on Basware's Network

2006-2009Several acquisitions in the fields of invoice automation, data capture expertise and payment software

2005Launch of fully integrated Purchase-to-Pay solution suite

2000Basware listed on Helsinki Nasdaq, launch of purchase management software & e-invoicing service

1992Launch of first financial management software

1985Basware founded in Finland

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