Sales Executive - Technology Solution Industry (e.g. Payments, Financial Services, Software)

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At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


At UL Identity Management & Security (IMS) we aim to make the cyber world more secure. We work with our customers to test, validate/verify, certify, and advise on their functional security and nonfunctional cybersecurity of their products, systems, and ecosystems. We make sure the security functions of products and systems work as they should, and we help customers test their connected technologies for hackability. Through our creation of cybersecurity frameworks and standards, we help our customers define and implement their security strategies. (link:


As our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for a Sales Executive with a focus on the Technology Solution Industry (e.g. Payments, Financial Services, Software) to join our team within the IMS division in The Netherlands.


What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Promotes and sells a portfolio of services to existing accounts not managed by account management teams within new markets and grows clients base within an established territory.
  • Identifies new accounts within assigned territory to promote and sell a portfolio of services directly to new clients within new markets.
  • Provides value propositions to clients, handles complex objections, prepares quotes or reviews quotes prepared by others, and closes sales by getting prospects’ commitment with little or no supervision.
  • Utilizes CRM to create, monitor and revise lead generation plans to ensure a substantive sales pipeline focused on new accounts. Identifies and pursues prospects through various lead generating activities, including tradeshow attendance and cold calling.
  • Meet with prospects to identify and qualify their needs including understanding decision makers, delivery timeframe, budget status, challenge and pain points, and competition status.
  • Responds effectively to urgent and sensitive client issues.
  • Supports the development of sales presentations and presents to potential new clients following a disciplined consultative selling strategy that fully leverages the full portfolio of UL services.
  • Utilizes knowledge of UL solutions to identify cross selling opportunities.
  • Meets or exceeds assigned sales target on a quarterly basis.
  • Read and follow the Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct, and follow all physical and digital security practices.
  • Maintain our CRM system and ensure that all date is entered accurately.
  • Engage with the sales and delivery teams to identify the best solution and exchange market information.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Academic background in Business Administration, or a technical discipline.
  • Approximately 2 years of experience in consultative sales.
  • Experience in the technology solution industry (e.g. Payments, Financial Services, Software).
  • General knowledge of company policies and sales processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute projects to stated objectives.
  • Has a general understanding of company’s products and services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely.
  • Extroverted personality and a great team player.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards:
    • A competitive salary and bonus arrangement
    • Personal development: a large range of training which enables our staff to develop their technical and soft skills
    • An international, innovative and dynamic work environment
    • Global and dynamic company with a lot of international colleagues

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit and the division website


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