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Director of Sales - Financial Services

£50k – £100k
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We are looking for a motivated and high-achieving Director of Sales (Financial Services) based in London to join one the team working on our exciting machine learning product. This is a full-time placement with significant opportunities for personal development.

We offer an intellectually stimulating environment, work within an interdisciplinary team and an inclusive culture. We are a high-calibre, mission-driven team building a technology that improves our world.

****The Company

causaLens leads causal AI research. Causality is a major step towards developing true AI. Our technology transforms organisations by autonomously discovering valuable insights that optimise business outcomes. Our flagship product, time-series prediction engine, goes beyond both traditional machine learning and AutoML. It has become the industry standard in the financial sector and is increasingly being used in a wide range of industries. causaLens is run by top scientists and engineers, 70% holding a PhD in a quantitative field. For more information visit www.causaLens.com or contact us on info@causaLens.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

**causaLens in the News

• Best Deeptech Company 2019 - Artificial Intelligence Awards
• ‘Meet causaLens, a Predictive AI For Hedge Funds, Banks, Tech Companies’ – Yahoo Finance
• ‘The U.K.’s Most Exciting AI Startups Race To Scale’ - Forbes
• ‘Auto ML Platform Draws Interest from Discretionary Funds’ - machineByte
• ‘AllianzGI Taps Virtual Data Scientists amid War for Talent’ - Financial Times
• ‘Machine Learning Companies to watch in Europe’ - Forbes
• ‘Best Investment in Deeptech’ award - UK Business Angels Association awards
• ‘100 Most Disruptive UK Companies’ - Hotwire
• ‘causaLens Appoints Hedge Fund Veteran and Data Leaders to Advisory Board’ - Newswire

**Roles and Responsibilities

This is an exciting role for a smart, creative person with a strong technical background to lead our sales function in financial services. Your work will include:

•Delivering annual sales targets
•Developing and executing strategic plan to achieve sales targets and expand our customer base
•Transforming customer feedback into product recommendations
•Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships
•Partnering with customers to understand their business needs and objectives
•Effectively communicating the value proposition through proposals and presentations
•Understanding category-specific landscapes and trends


•The opportunity to join a fast-growing, agile, and international team passionate about innovation and making a difference
•Competitive remuneration
•Share option scheme
•Pension scheme
•32 days paid holiday allowance (incl. bank holidays)
•Equipment you need to get the job done (MacBook Pro etc.)
•Good work-life balance
•Opportunities for continued learning and self-development, including courses, conferences and book budget
•Flexible work-from-home and remote days
•Cycle to work scheme
•Weekly journal club and knowledge sharing presentations
•Regular team outings, pizza Thursdays and annual company retreats
•Fruits, snacks and soft drinks in the office
•Amazing, smart, fun and inspiring colleagues, always there to support your ideas, growth and enthusiasm


Our interview process consists of an intelligence test, interview and an on-site visit. We will do our best to transparently communicate the process with the successful candidates.

**Job Requirements

•Strong academic record (MEng, MSci, EngD or PhD).
•Quantitative Experience in Finance
•Demonstrated ability of achieving sales targets
•Advanced quantitative skills in machine learning/statistics/mathematics or similar fields
•Experience with sales of advanced technologies
•An excellent written and verbal communicator with a high level of business acumen
•Ability to effectively work independently in a fast-moving environment
•Proven track record of stakeholder management

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