Sr Account Executive Government / Public Sector

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As the leader in business analytics software and services, SAS transforms our customer’s data into insights that give them a fresh perspective on their business. We can identify what’s working. Fix what isn’t. And push the boundaries as to what’s possible.

SAS helps many of the world’s largest companies by turning large amounts of data into knowledge they can use, and we do it better than anyone. It’s no wonder an overwhelming majority of customers continue to use SAS year after year. We believe it’s because we hire great people to create great software and services. We set the bar high for our employees and give them a culture that fosters creativity and promotes innovation. This approach springs from CEO Jim Goodnight’s philosophy: “Treat employees like they make a difference and they will.”

We are currently seeking an accomplished Senior Sales Executive to grow our business with the Government/public sector accounts. You will be
the driving force responsible for sales of SAS software products, solutions and services to your accounts. In this highly customer facing position you will build and establish new relationships with prospective customers as well as managing existing relationships within key accounts.


We see significant opportunities for data & analytics driven transformation and efficiencies in the public sector and we are looking to accelerate our engagement in this domain in Finland. Our ideal candidate will come from a software, solutions or consultancy sales background and will have a network within the Finnish public sector accounts.


Role Responsibilities

  • Generating sales of SAS software products, solutions and services
  • Qualifying new sales opportunities
  • Networking and establishing new relationships
  • Building upon existing accounts
  • Managing sales pipelines in line with targets
  • Collaborating with other account executives, pre-sales consultants and technical consultants during a sales cycle
  • Preparing quotations, proposals and set time schedules
  • Developing an understanding of company pricing and procedures


Key Criteria

  • Proven sales experience in the Government/Public Sector
  • Networks and established contacts in key areas
  • Adapts sales approach to fit the audience
  • Drives activity and motivates the people around them
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively
  • Analytics/Software/IT sales experience


This role is based out of our offices in Espoo where we have a modern working environment designed to promote wellbeing, creativity and collaboration



  • Competitive Base Salary and bonus and benefits package
  • Car allowance
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare


If you are interested we would love to hear from you!







About SAS:
SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.

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