Sales Executive (Pay) Sutton £30k per year / £40k OTE

Sales Executive (Pay)

Location: Sutton |
Salary: £30k per year / £40k OTE |
Posted: 2 Aug 2022 |
Closes: 31 Aug 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/CD/7565

up to £30k Basic Salary with a further £10k On Target Commission, 25 days holiday, Pension, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme - We Care; 24/7 access to online GP, mental health support and virtual wellbeing

Job Introduction:

G4S (now part of Allied Universal) is the largest secure solutions company in the world and one of Britain's top Employers. Our Cash Management Solutions business has expertise in secure logistics and payment services including cash and valuables transportation, cash processing, ATM and cash centre outsourcing, secure storage and retrieval and merchant services.


As an employee of G4S Cash Solutions, each role will have specific responsibilities for the identification, management and control of risk in order to safeguard the business, staff, customers, assets and reputation. Every G4S employee has a role to play in understanding and supporting the business in embedding effective risk management controls and assurance and be integral to the effectiveness and success of G4S.


Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our acquisition of G4S in 2021 expands our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today's world. Allied Universal is There for you. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.



Role Responsibility:

Reporting to the Manager of Core Accounts, the role will be responsible for delivering GET and  GROW Sales Targets to include the G4S total Solution encompassing traditional CIT services, Cash technologies and Merchant Services. Focusing on account retention and account development within a core client and prospect base within the Core market segment portfolio. This will be achieved by effectively managing the relationships with existing and new core accounts and liaison with internal business teams to ensure customer requirements are delivered to and met. In addition you will on occasions attend Trade Events and carry out specific outbound campaigns relating to PAY and proactively developing New Business opportunities using Linked In and D&B Hoovers amongst other sales tools.


The Ideal Candidate:

The Role

Customer Focus

  • Competently understands and is able to meet customer requirements, through effectively managing customer through the Sales Customer Journey, onboarding and through Account Management Activity post Sale

  • Develop and build an appropriate client contact base

  • Use a consultative Sales Approach to analyse end user requirements enabling correct identification of the most appropriate G4S Product including traditional CIT, CASH360 and Merchant Services

  • Effectively resolve client issues and meet client requirements, through effectively managing the internal network 



  • Achieve all allocated new business and Growth revenue targets which may include a specific product or service target aligned with the overall business strategy

  • Identify new potential customers using Sales Tools and developing relationships 

  • Understand, own and deliver against outbound campaigns, leads, conversions, call volume etc. KPIs

  • Plan, organise and effectively manage priorities on a day to day basis using SFDC tasks

  • Develop and actively manage own sales pipeline, using CRM SalesForce

  • Ensure inclusion and timely response to RFP/RFIs.

  • Take ownership of all KPIs and partake in all activities relating to Training and performance

  • Use call listening tools (Refract)  to effectively reflect on own sales performance and use links where appropriate within opportunities to provide best success outcomes 

  • Take part in monthly revenue forecasting for assigned customers and investigate issues impacting revenue by relationship building with the customer, attending reviews and identifying changes in customer behaviours




  • Proven track record in a consultative solution sales approach - Min 2 years experience

  • Identify Sales Opportunities using a range of tools and networks available

  • Successfully manage leads and other data sets such as Lead Forensics and Salesforce campaigns

  • Utilise understanding of the G4S Pay Solutions suite, to meet client needs and generate additional revenue growth across the portfolio 

  • Maintain up to date G4S product knowledge and competitor product knowledge 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of cold calling B2B or customer service

  • Experience within the card payment industry would be advantageous.

  • Business Development selling to UK retail and corporates helpful

  • Highly motivated, a self-starter looking for a new and exciting challenge

  • Demonstrable evidence of high achievement

  • A willingness to learn and grow


Best People

  • Participate actively in supporting best practice and “best in class” sales initiatives across the team



  • To work with professionalism, honesty and integrity maintaining confidentiality at all times

  • Treat people fairly, with respect, impartiality and consistency


Collaboration and Teamwork

  •  Graduate calibre or equivalent would be ideal but not essential

  •  Enthusiastic and highly motivated individual

  •  Sales driven

  •  Previous Merchant Services experience would be an advantage

  •  Previous telephone sales skills

  • To undertake all other reasonable duties as requested

  • To work as a team player in a fast paced and often stressful environment

  • Work with the Customer Experience and Contract Management teams to help accelerate customer on- boarding and on-going customer satisfaction

  • Assist the Core Team with Account Management activity when required


The Ideal Candidate


  •  Proven Consultative Solution Selling experience

  •  Previous Sales CRM experience (e.g. Salesforce)

  •  Proven ability to be resilient under pressure

  •  Excellent communication skills

  •  Track record of success in B2B sales

  • Working with People

  •  Relating and Networking 

  •  Persuading and Influencing

  •  Presenting and Communicating Information

  •  Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations

  •  Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives


  •  Applying Expertise and Technology

  •  Adapting and Responding to Change

  •  Coping With Pressures and Setbacks

  •  Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking

  • Satisfying the Customer

  • Building Desire

  • Creating Options

  • Managing and Growing

  • Closing the Sale

  • Making Contact

  • Developing a Game Plan

  • Presenting



We also have some specific security criteria that you will need to meet:

  • You must be able to pass a criminal record check as well as a personal credit and ID check.
  • You must also have a 5 year employment/unemployment/educational history that we can check and verify.
  • You will need to be prepared to undergo airport style searches when entering and leaving our premises and be comfortable working within a secure and confined environment.
  • An SIA licence would be beneficial.


We’ll provide all the training and support to help you progress as a key member of a world-class team. And in addition to a culture that believes in promoting from within, we offer up to five weeks paid holiday, pension scheme, life assurance and We Care: 24/7 access to online GP, mental health support and virtual well-being.


This role will be subject to a medical review, which may include a medical assessment with an occupational health practitioner.


If this opportunity is of interest then we want to hear from you. Please click the “Apply Now” button to submit your formal application.




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