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Business Development Manager - Public Sector

Singapore, Singapore

ThoughtWorks is looking for a strong Business Development Manager (Public Sector) to support our growth in SEA.

We work collaboratively with our clients to achieve and exceed their business goals through innovative high-tech solutions.

You will work with our team of passionate agile experts to be disruptive to meet ambitious business plans. We are seeking individuals with a desire to work in a creative and innovative environment to establish long term and fun relationships with our customers and fellow Thoughtworkers. We are looking for someone who is motivated and experienced in growing new business opportunities. The role offers a high degree of autonomy and requires an entrepreneurial spirit to make it happen.

Job Responsibilities

  • Experience selling services in the high-tech world; ideally in a technology consultancy or custom software environment
  • Good network of contacts within the Singapore Public Sector across various agencies
  • Good working knowledge of Public Sector market trends and client’s business strategy and IT goals to develop and execute the TW account strategy and build “win-win” outcomes
  • Knowledge of the Singapore market, and experienced in generating leads and winning deals in the country.
  • Develop sales-ready opportunities by qualifying accounts and collecting information that includes business pains and data such as timelines; project teams, decision makers, budget and other competitive information
  • Follow-up on Marketing-generated leads in order to qualify them in an efficient manner, and ensure high translation of lead to revenue.
  • Value selling: Nurture leads by assessing the opportunity, communicating the value propositions for the customer, and following up in a timely manner

Job qualifications

Technical Skills

  • A proven track record of building strong relationships with client specifically in the Singapore Public Sector
  • Ability to run and respond to large RFPs and large deals within Public Sector
  • Seen as a problem solver by clients
  • Skilled in creating value propositions for clients
  • Experience selling application development / software services
  • Experience with legal contractual terms and conditions, contract reviews, contract negotiations and contract/ risk management 

Professional skills

  • A sophisticated view of business and a strategic thinker with the ability to translate concepts and ideas into practical and tactical action.
  • Creativity and imagination, energy and enthusiasm
  • A goal-oriented self-starter with strong consultative instincts and skills who quickly and easily establishes rapport and credibility
  • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment where leading-edge thinking and impact are expected. Someone who is flexible and thrives on changing environments.
  • Possess a natural ability to network and build lasting business relationships
  • Ability to work independently - self starter / motivated / can do attitude
  • Good written, communication and presentation skills 

Other things to know


There is no single career path that fits everyone at Thoughtworks: how you want to develop your career is completely up to you. But we balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. That means your career is supported by interactive tools, a variety of development programs, and many colleagues who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and this extends to empowering our female employees on their career journeys.

Job Details

Country: Singapore
City: Singapore
Date Posted: 06-02-2023
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and software engineering to leverage digital innovation. For over 28 years, our customers have trusted our autonomous teams to create solutions that go beyond the obvious. Here, people starting their careers in the field join experienced technologists, software development self-taught people, career transitioners and more, learning and challenging each other. Professional journeys are developed based on our culture of cultivation, recognized by several awards around the world.

Join Thoughtworks and grow with us. Together, our curiosity, innovation, collaboration and dedication are extraordinary.

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