Business Development Team Lead

  • Business Operations
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full-time


Datatonic is Google Cloud's 3X Partner of the Year that provides leading businesses with cutting-edge cloud data + AI solutions. We help clients, such as Vodafone, Lush, Sky and NewsUK, take cloud technology to the limits by combining our expertise in machine learning, data engineering, and advanced data analytics.

We're looking for an experienced Business Development Team Lead to propel our commercial function, focused on demand generation and new business acquisition. You'll be growing and managing a team of Business Development Executives that cover Datatonic’s core markets, as well as leading by example in achieving your own individual performance targets.

Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of business development executives (in UK and remote), including overseeing weekly targets, coaching and mentoring
  • Establish and reporting of weekly targets of prospects, leads and opportunities to drive team success
  • Distill best practices and procedures on business development and lead development
  • Proactively suggest tactics, tools and processes to optimise output & efficiency
  • Lead by example in identifying prospects, nurturing inbound and outbound leads, and qualifying new business opportunities
  • Lead by example in managing the end-to-end sales cycle for select Corporate and Digital Native accounts
  • Build strong relationships with customers (across executive and technical roles)
  • Work closely and collaboratively with partnership & marketing teams, to devise joint sales campaigns with partners and demand generation campaigns
  • Work closely and collaboratively with account management, technical and strategy & engagement, to ensure monthly and quarterly pipeline goals are achieved


  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role as a team lead of business development representatives, in a highly dynamic environment (cloud data, technology / SaaS, high-growth scale up)
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role as an individual contributor meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Ideal - Similar experience in selling cloud data + AI solutions
  • Ideal - Similar experience in building from scratch a business development team
  • A passion for managing, coaching and mentoring a team to success
  • Thrives in highly collaborative environments, building rapport with commercial, technical, marketing and partner teams


The Basics: 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays, choice of laptop, pension scheme (3% employer pension, rising by extra 1% per year worked), team bonus payable annually, tech scheme, £100 home equipment allowance

Health & Wellbeing: Private Healthcare, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle-to-Work scheme, Discounted Gym Membership

Learning: Datatonic encourages continuous learning at all levels, freedom to explore the latest tools and technologies as well as regular knowledge-sharing activities.

Career Development: A personalised development plan to ensure you hit your professional goals with a clear roadmap for progression

Impact: The opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI and ML solutions spanning multiple industries and with market-leading organisations

Innovation: Access to Datatonic LABs, our Research & Development hub. Experiment and bring forward ideas, create impactful and meaningful work in a creative and collaborative environment - even just for fun!

Office Environment: A modern office set in the innovation hub of Canary Wharf with complimentary fruit, cookies, tea/coffee throughout the day as well as a shared café and working space with panoramic views of London

Team Vibe & Social: A welcoming and friendly team plus regular monthly social events and team offsites including Tasty Tuesdays (paid lunch) and Thirsty Thursdays (team drinks).

Working for Datatonic

Our UK headquarters is based in a tech-centric environment in the centre of Canary Wharf. We also have offices in Stockholm, Geneva, Munich, and Barcelona, and we work with clients in many other European countries. We allow for flexible working hours and the possibility of remote work.

We’re an eclectic team with lots of different interests and personalities. We have many different roles across data science, engineering, analytics, consulting, marketing, business development, and operations. As a company, we have a strong emphasis on learning and professional development. Our core values are:

Cultivating Excellence

A hub for continuous learning, curiosity, developing ideas, testing things out - and then putting ‘excellence’ into practice.

Owning It

Working collaboratively in cross-functional teams to achieve customer delight. We love what we do and draw immense satisfaction from taking responsibility and seeing the results of our work.

Purposeful Impact

Creating positive change for our customers, using the most relevant machine learning and analytics approaches and the best technologies to meet real business needs.

Winning with Partners & Friends

Our business has been built on great partnerships and open-source collaboration. It’s one thing to be successful, but to do it in partnership with great people and other great companies is even better in our opinion.

Apply for this job