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Commercial Director, France



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Payhawk as a Commercial Director and shape the future of spend management in France


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No salary declared 😔

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Paris, France

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98% Remote- Europe

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Payhawk is a cutting-edge spend management solution at the forefront of financial technology. Operating globally with a head office in London, Payhawk integrates company cards, expenses, and accounts payable into one innovative product. As a company, we foster a diverse and inclusive environment, and we're on an exciting path to B Corp certification, focused on making a positive environmental and social impact.

Role Summary

  • Expand Payhawk's market share in the France region.
  • Directly report to the VP of Sales and strategically coordinate sales operations.
  • Recruit and lead a high-performing sales team.
  • Manage regional targets and metrics, adapting sales strategies to the French market.
  • Collaborate with marketing to identify and implement growth strategies.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a similar role, with a track record of launching and scaling businesses.
  • Expertise in SaaS product sales to midmarket companies using outbound methods.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce, Salesloft, Linkedin Sales Navigator, and similar tools.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Netsuite, Microsoft Dynamics, or SAP ecosystems is a plus.
  • Eligibility to work in France without visa sponsorship.

Application Process Details

  • We offer a competitive compensation package, including 30 days of paid leave, health insurance, flexible work arrangements, international events, and more.
  • Candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in France.

Payhawk is the leading global spend management solution for scaling businesses. Headquartered in London, we combine company cards, reimbursable expenses and accounts payable into a single product. Our future-facing technology enables finance teams to control and automate company spending at scale. We have a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we are on a journey to improve our environmental and social impact and become B Corp certified.

As a Commercial Director, you will be responsible for expanding our Market share in the France region. This role will report directly to the VP of Sales and work effectively and efficiently to set the strategy, recruit, enable the team, prioritise key targets, work closely with the Regional Marketing Directors and drive successful outcomes. You will be leading all aspects of the business in your region, including recruiting and building a high-performing team, owning the country targets and metrics, tailoring the sales playbook to the French market, and exploring alternative growth strategies with the marketing team.

We are looking for someone with at least 7 years of proven experience in a similar role, with success in launching and scaling a business in a new and competitive territory. Experience selling SaaS products to midmarket companies in an outbound motion is required. Experience with Salesforce, Salesloft, Linkedin Sales Navigator, Lusha, Kaspr and the ecosystems of Oracle Netsuite, Microsoft Dynamics or SAP is considered a plus.

We offer 30 days holiday paid leave, competitive compensation package, complementary health insurance, exchange policy to another Payhawk office, flexible working hours and opportunity to work from home, regular international team-wide events, and opportunity to use the Payhawk product with a monthly travel allowance. Please note that unfortunately we cannot provide visa sponsorship, and to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to provide proof of their eligibility to work in France.


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