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Thoughtworks is searching for a senior Business Development Manager to join our Singapore office to support our growing clients in South East Asia. Business Development Managers at Thoughtworks are responsible for developing and securing a pipeline of new opportunities and establishing an early relationship with the client.

Keeping our focus on growth, we are looking for self-driven individuals who can identify opportunities and are able to position the Thoughtworks brand and value to our customers. 

Job responsibilities

  • Develop a pursuit  plan and a pipeline of new clients and client engagements.
  • Successfully convert new target accounts, creating the foundation for long-term, value-based relationships. Success is nurturing and the sale of win-win value propositions and nurturing executive relationships for continuing business.
  • Ensure the creation and execution of pursuit strategies, and build “win-win” value propositions at the company and at individual levels with clients
  • Approach client executives as true business partners versus software delivery partners, expanding Thoughtworks engagement to encompass the breadth and depth of our capabilities, including where appropriate, our world-leading Global Delivery centers.
  • Must have proven capability, experience in sales, already established relationships, ability to work independently, capability to establish relationships with CXO-level stakeholders and the ability to interact and work effectively across all levels of the customer organizations
  • Recognize that our people and our clients are at the center of everything we do
  • Leverage your own and Tw-provided market research to identify, build a business case for and present your pursuit targets
  • Leverage available tools, events and marketing support to develop pitches, proposals, presentations, etc for target accounts
  • Exploit opportunities for networking and relationship building that arise out of sales activities
  • Guides and supports delivery teams activities in the process of winning new business and growing existing footprint
  • Maintaining strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies, trends and products
  • Demonstrate financial stewardship in all interactions and existing relationship management, internally and externally
  • Ability to manage consultative and strategic selling to client executives and defend our position and premium through value lens
  • Good understanding of the regional nuances, buyer behaviors, market segments, ability to track competitive activity, build plans to effectively counter it
  • Developing and executing on key account plans and sales programs
  • Nurturing senior client relationships on strategic accounts
  • Achieving established revenue targets in partnership with the larger Client Leadership team.

Job qualifications

Professional skills

  • Technology and consulting acumen with the ability to positively translate into business value
  • Strong customer value orientation - you want your clients to succeed with their objectives
  • The expertise to sell premium, not commoditized, services.
  • “Hunter” mentality with a proven record of success driving complex sales through a disciplined process.
  • Demonstrable track record of generating deals in excess of $20-50M 
  • Comfortability and experience engaging with C-level stakeholders at the business and technology level, using a consultative selling approach to maximize the customer outcomes
  • An entrepreneurial drive that ensures you will be able to rally other TWers around necessary activities and be willing to “get your hands dirty” with artifact creation.
  • Experience working in many different executive revenue-generating roles requiring strong business acumen.
  • Experience contributing to a clients’ business using a highly consultative and solution-oriented approach.
  • Ability to drive thought leadership and innovation experience for clients.
  • Ability to influence decisions by bringing in relevant industry trends and client stories on innovation and digital disruption.
  • Experience in software development project delivery with the ability to understand the momentum of technical projects and the challenges a highly technical team will face in project execution

Other things to know


There is no one-size-fits-all career path at Thoughtworks: however you want to develop your career is entirely up to you. But we also balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. This means your career is supported by interactive tools, numerous development programs and teammates who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and that extends to empowering our employees in their career journeys.

Job Details

Country: Singapore
City: Singapore
Date Posted: 05-27-2022
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.

Join Thoughtworks and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary.

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