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Michiel Wiersema

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Pre-sales Consultant

Interested in being part of a fast-growing international fintech company? five°degrees is looking for a pre-sales consultant with a track record of success in banking technology, SAAS/Cloud and/or digitization.

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About five°degrees

What we do?

five°degrees is a financial technology provider delivering next generation banking software to retail and private banks. Our clients are retail banks, asset managers, online savings banks and greenfield operations in the financial services industry. 

Our industry-proven and awarded Matrix digital banking platform offers fully automated banking services supporting any segment, product or channel through a rich mid office environment, connecting to any (legacy) back-office system. Our products operate in a fully automated model with an unparalleled level of self service at every touch point giving both customers and banks real-time insight and control in the process. The cutting-edge web-based Mid office portal offers benefits in terms of efficiency in adapting new business processes on the go. The open API services platform integrates with any external system or service e.g. checks, passport validations, personal finance modules, AML, risk, or any external banking service required. Our clients run the technology in pre-defined flavors: full retail and SME banking, savings bank, private banking or micro finance.

and we do it with high quality.

five°degrees is 3rd time consecutive member of the FinTech50 and a Dutch FinTech Awards winner in the Banking IT category. Our product and setup have won multiple awards globally.

How we do it?

Colleagues at five°degrees are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, as shown in the Staff Involvement Survey. Last year we were in the top 10 of best employers for companies in the category of <100 staff members, according to Effectory and Intermediair.

The culture in our company is characterized as open, transparent and collaborative.

We believe that fun in your work is giving better and greater results! We have monthly activities with our teams in all locations and of course the daily lunch we take in our office.

your role.

As Pre-sales and Solutions Consultant, you play a crucial role in the sales process in the areas of solution development and in-depth product demonstrations.In cooperation with the sales managers, you will develop and convert new opportunities into successful and happy customers. Responsibilities will include evangelism activities, including writing blogs, participating in demo-driven webinars and speaking at industry events.

five°degrees is looking for a pre-sales consultant with a track record of success in banking technology, SAAS/Cloud and/or digitization. The Solutions Consultant must be flexible and comfortable working with a next generation product in an emerging market.

The Solutions Consultants are part of the Sales & Marketing team, located in the Netherlands. The Solutions Consultant will report to the Director Solutions.

your responsibilities.

  • Setting up solution designs for prospects.
  • Provide demos and business development support.
  • Able to respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/ RFPs.
  • Create and coordinate estimates from ball-parc level to detailed level.
  • Liaise with internal teams including sales managers. product development, project delivery, marketing and legal to manage all aspects of the engagement process and our clients’ businesses.
  • Generate awareness for Matrix within the banking and Fintech community.
  • Maintain RFI/RFP response knowledge base.
  • Keep sales collateral up to date, coordinate content with Marketing team.
  • Support marketing with content creation for white papers.
  • Provide input for Product roadmap based on prospect feedback and market developments.
  • Present and attend on Fintech and banking events.

your skills.

  • 5+ years of solution / pre-sales experience with digital banking or web technology
  • Proven analytical and consulting skills, preferably at a consulting firm.
  • Knows banking processes or has experience working for a core banking solution provider
  • Experience with interaction on C-Level and across IT and business units
  • Understanding of high-performance database management software, Cloud and SaaS.
  • Strong communicator, able to present innovative product vision and technical.
  • Passion and commitment for customer success/delight.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity, manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, complex, collaborative, and team-oriented environment.
  • Work experience in a fast-paced, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably in banking or technology.

five°degrees provides excellent company benefits.

  • Handsomely paid
  • Travel allowance
  • Professional workspace with the laptop
  • Opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Working closely in a team of highly skilled professionals
  • Lots of fun and plenty of space for personal development
  • The office is located nearby public transport so it is easily accessible
  • Free healthy lunch which is made with fresh ingredients every day by our lovely cook. Also drinks, snacks and fruit are available.
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