Pre-Sales Consultant



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Pre Sales Consultant 

Location: UK 

Job ID : 7324


The Pre-Sales Consultant  supports the sales team and the bid team by establishing the overall vision of the technical solution to be proposed for the complex ID opportunity in question, bringing in the technical expertise from around the company. 

Externally, as required, you will ensure that a feasible and well-thought-through solution is designed that meets the agreed customer requirements and address the problems the customer is aiming to solve.

This role will report directly to the regional director of bids and you will join an established team during a strong growth period.



Who are we? 


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. 

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As our Pre Sales Consultant, you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Proactively scopes the technical solution required to address customer requirements, assesses customers’ needs and recommends solutions that optimise value for both the customer and the company.
  • Secures input from all necessary solution stakeholders within the customer and HID organisation.
  • Coordinates closely with internal sales, commercial, bid teams and service resources to align solution design with customers’ business requirements.
  • Secures from customer technical staff commitments needed to ensure a deal’s “technical close.”
  • Provides coaching and professional development to colleagues to enhance their product knowledge, technical acumen, and technical sales skills.
  • Monitors technical solutions proposed throughout the sales process and alerts the sales and account teams to potential risks of deal closure.
  • Lead the solution design process and documentation of proposed solutions and assist the bid management team with writing of proposals and bids from a technical perspective.
  • Bridge between pre-sales bid team and post-sales delivery team and liaise with assigned program managers.
  • Gain and retain technical subject matter expertise in identity management markets and technologies, including key industry players.
  • Attend key trade events and conferences as required
  • Remaining involved in the opportunity from identification through to contract award and hand over to delivery
  • Evaluate the technical requirements of new opportunities and helping to qualify in or out based on agreed criteria, including evaluation of the fit of the requirement with a standard solution
  • Scope the technical solution that best suits HID capabilities, optimises ongoing revenue, and meets Customer needs
  • Drafting technical descriptions where these do not exist or need updating
  • Identify gaps in HID’s technical and commercial capabilities
  • Identify suitable partners / solutions to fill gaps in current/roadmap capabilities to enable offerings on qualified opportunities
  • Supporting the development of winning sales strategies and identifying new opportunities


What we will love about your background: 


  • Excellent stakeholder management, organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to input to multiple bids in parallel
  • Excellent customer focus, attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Creative
  • Good commercial awareness and understanding of key business financial concepts
  • Team worker and self-starter
  • Strong IT skills, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Strong market knowledge
  • Experience understanding Market / Client requirements




Your Qualifications and Experience include: 


  • University graduate in technical subject or equivalent
  • Detailed and in-depth understanding of government programmes and functions
  • Experience in working in complex multi-party bid consortia for high-value programs
  • Strong market knowledge
  • Experience understanding Market / Client requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of technical solutions and competitive landscapes
  • Experience in compiling complex technical architecture diagrams and proposals



Why apply? 


  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.



HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 






We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.


Basingstoke, ENG, GB, RG24 8WG

General Management
Mid-senior level