Credit & Risk Solutions Sales Director – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - #16951

S&P Global

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Riyadh
Contract type: Full time
The Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Team:
S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Credit & Risk Solutions (C&RS) business unit powers credit and risk management workflows by bringing together cutting-edge analytics, differentiated data, technology and workflow solutions to help our customers stay ahead of the competition, pinpoint risk exposures and spot the right opportunities in an unpredictable market environment.

Our capabilities span Credit Ratings and Research from S&P Global Ratings; rating transition, default and recovery rate analytics; RiskGauge credit reports on >50m public and private companies; quantitative and expert judgment Probability of Default and Loss Given Default scoring models including specific areas/markets such as Climate.

We value partnership and collaborative teamwork as essential qualities to succeed in this role. We reward hard work, dedication, and self-starters and believe that no one part is more valuable than the sum of the whole; we need everyone to achieve our goals. As a high growth, highly successful Sales team we work global, multi-stakeholder deals with a wide range of companies who lead, innovate, and disrupt their respective industries.

This role as well will work and manage the CIS (Company Information System) business for Saudi Arabia and will lead all of the data sales for Saudi.

The Role:
You will join a team renowned for the strength and track record of its members. As a member of the Middle East and Africa C&RS sales organization, you will be responsible for driving new business sales opportunities across some/all of our capabilities in the Saudi market while contributing to the overall performance of the region’s sales goal and other performance metrics.

Core Responsibilities:
Revenue Generation - Drive ambitious sales growth, meeting or exceeding your new business sales quota
Develop and nurture strong client relationships with the ‘C-Suite’ and Senior Managers within their organization (eg. Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Risk/Credit Officers, Heads of Divisions & Business Units, etc)/ as well as Chief Data officer, Chief Technology officer, Head of Market Data, Head of Quant, Head of Data analytics, Chief Operations officer
Optimize revenue by prioritizing opportunities and engaging clients proactively through networking and methodical outreach campaigns, marketing strategies, account planning with Account Managers, etc
Develop industry specific knowledge necessary to have credible diagnostic conversations with clients
Develop a strong understanding of the value proposition for our offerings as it relates to your market and communicate clearly to deal team members (ie. Account managers, credit product specialists, product management, etc)
Represent and promote S&P Global core values
Contribute to the business strategy through a deep understanding of and keeping up to date with key industry news and events involving clients and prospects alike, macro/ market trends /regulations impacting local markets and keeping abreast of our competitive landscape
Provide timely and accurate pipeline updates and revenue forecasts and maintain opportunity pipelines, leads management and sales activity in

Core Skills and Requirements:
You are a results-driven, sales professional with a strong understanding of the Investment workflow and comparative solutions – on the client side or in a Product or Commercial role for a market provider – who can actively seek out and engage prospects in Financial Institutions across the Asia Pacific region.

We are looking for:
Saudi Nationals Only
Minimum 15 years of direct new business sales experience in the institutional financial markets, preferably selling complex solutions in the Middle East region. A comprehensive understanding of fixed income / credit markets gained via experience at financial institutions, asset managers or financial data / technology firms is highly desirable. As well as an expertise with technical implementation on Feeds/ API and Data personas
A strong network of contacts in Saudi Arabia is highly preferable
Strong interpersonal communication skills, active listening, and confidence in delivering product demonstrations are essential
Interest in solving problems for clients through the delivery of financial solutions and analytical tools
Strong personal integrity and a confident and positive manner
Entrepreneurial mindset; demonstrates drive, initiative, energy, and sense of urgency
Work effectively in a team-based environment as well as independently
Must be fluent (Native level) in written and oral English and Arabic
Desire and flexibility to learn and grow in an ever-changing environment
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. MBA/CFA/CMA/MAppFin is a plus

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world’s leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you’ll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.


Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: [email protected] and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

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Job ID: 295176
Posted On: 2023-11-17
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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