Apply now »

Veteran Transition Programme - IT Sales

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London, UK - Reading, UK - Birmingham, UK - Manchester | Job-ID: 98281 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Sales


Veteran Transition Programme - IT Sales
Salary: Competitive Basic + Bonus
Start date: April 2022
Programme length: 9 Months
Location: Nationwide, London, Hatfield, Reading, Birmingham, Manchester
Contract type: Permanent
As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, Computacenter is investing in Military Service leavers who are keen to pursue a career within IT Sales who want to experience that rush of closing a deal. If this sounds like you, then we would like to hear from you today!


Push your own boundaries. Surprise yourself with what you can achieve.  We’re firm believers that it’s not where you’ve come from, it’s where you’re heading that matters.

Our personalised programme is designed to provide Veterans with the very best IT sales training available and help you be the best that you can be. If you love the sound of that, this is the opportunity for you!

This exciting, frontline sales development programme is designed to help strengthen your strategic thinking, sales techniques and technical knowledge of IT, with clear career paths and purpose from the start.
The programme

Through carefully selected rotations across our key business functions, you’ll discover how we operate, how we develop long-term relationships with some of the world’s greatest organisations, and ultimately how we drive sales success.


Throughout the programme we will provide you with the essential skills and business acumen to become one of our world-class sales professionals who are at the front and centre of our business.


In partnership with trusted technology providers, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of both UK and international sales campaigns that enable success for our customers, many of whom make up the FTSE 100 and Fortune 500.


You will be prepared for a customer facing sales role by developing your people and sales skills, acquiring technical capability and a comprehensive understanding of IT solutions and products, and overall knowledge of the IT industry and the markets we serve.


Your potential role

If successful you will be aligned to one of our core business areas to help our Customers transform and manage their IT environment to support their business and users. After successful completion of the programme, you will become a Solution Sales Specialist, more detail of what the role entails can be found below. 

Main responsibilities include:


  • Working with the Account team to identify and qualify opportunities within your technology specialism and develop pipeline within Customers.
  • Providing end-to-end ownership for Specialist aligned opportunities on behalf of your technology area. 
  • Assisting the Customer through the full sales cycle including understanding their requirements, defining a solution, creating a compelling proposition, negotiating commercials and agreeing contracts
  • Managing the internal service providers and any external partners during the process of constructing solution offerings to customers which include multiple technologies, professional and contractual services
  • Evaluating contract spend in an organisation in order to optimise spending patterns, technology usage, and implementation strategies.   
  • Showing insight and thought leadership to our customers and partners regarding, consumption models and ‘as-a-Service’ contracts and commercial agreements
  • Developing strong knowledge of industry trends by building proactive professional relationships with technology partners
  • Developing a business strategy to maximise opportunities and grow market share


The right candidate

The right candidate will be self-motivated with a keen interest in technology and sales. They will have the ability and enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced environment, have excellent communications skills, work well in a team and have the desire to succeed.


The advantages of working for Computacenter

We offer a highly competitive salary with excellent opportunities for you to develop not only as a Specialist but in time into other areas of our business. You can take advantage of a professional learning culture which revolves around upskilling and continuous development. 


We drive an inclusive ‘One Team’ culture where differences unite to create shared success, and Senior leadership sponsorship ensures you remain in sharp focus throughout the programme with the support that you need to succeed. This unique blend of professional reward, work culture and continuous progression has already appealed to thousands of employees. Apply now to find out why.


We’d love to hear from you if you’re interested in joining this programme. 


Please submit your apply by 20th Feb and we will be in touch to talk you through the process. Good luck!


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services. We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?
We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

Apply now »