Divisional Sales Director - Europe Division - Data Centre Solutions
工作 ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
數據中心, 設備管理
Amsterdam '- Noord-Holland - Netherlands


CBRE Data Centre Solutions (DCS) is a part of the CBRE Group with over 115.000 employees worldwide and delivers fully integrated real estate, facilities and technology solutions for data centre owners, occupiers and investors across the globe. As a dedicated business line within CBRE, DCS is dedicated to solving complex challenges within every stage of the data centre lifecycle. Whether you are looking to develop, build, buy, sell, or manage and modernise one data centre or an entire portfolio—DCS can help your priorities succeed with certainty.

We provide our employees the best conditions to develop professionally and personally and to realise their full potential in the course of their career. Join us now and bring your unique talent and skills to our Team.

Join our team as soon as possible in Amsterdam!


Job Purpose

The main purose as Sales Director is to cover the full responsibility for developing, defining and driving the growth within the CBRE DataCenter Solutions EMEA market by winning new business from both new and existing customers. Working as part of the EMEA Regional Leadershipteam to develop and document the overall market growth plan including strategy, targeting approach, contact strategy and develop suitable valuepropositions to acquire new relationships and expand existing client relationships.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the EMEA growth strategy in the data center market in conjunction with the global growth objectives for the business
  • Manage and develop the Business Development Managers (BDM’s) to ensure they have the appropriate training and developmentopportunities to fulfil their role and are given the experiences to allow them to be successful
  • Oversee the BDM/ sales team efforts to identify and build a long term active pipeline, exploring both existing markets and targeting newmarket opportunities
  • Lead sales strategy and negotiations on key regional and global pursuits
  • Leading on interactions in a client-facing role in large, global pursuits
  • Developing and building long-term professional customer relationships with existing, new and potential clients
  • Foster a positive and successful sales culture across all business units in the EMEA region
  • Take complete ownership of, develop and deliver exceptional sales and tender documents and presentations, in line with CBRE Data CenterSolutions standards. Effectively leverage the sales support functions and SME resources to create winning outcomes
  • Raise the company and business profile by representing CBRE at industry events, high level networking and promoting an image ofprofessionalism at all times
  • Collaborates with the Regional MD and other global BDD’s to develop a concise plan to accomplish the retention and acquisition ofclients/markets
  • Coordination and governance of sales activity throughout the sales process including qualification, discovery, proposal, pricing presentationand negotiation
  • Evaluates industry and business trends and analyzes performance and responds with necessary business change
  • In addition to the above mentioned tasks, other activities and responsibilities may be individually defined


  • Strong track record of success in winning new business, demonstrated knowledge of the Data Center market or other critical environments, and the ability to influence all organizational levels - including the ability to develop credibility and trust quickly with C-Level executives/decision makers
  • Leadership experience in building high performing sales teams that consistently outperform the competition and exceed sales plan results
  • Extensive experience in the Data Center market and developing outsourcing solutions, pricing and org development models preferred. At least Sales experience in managed services must be given
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret various types of business documents such as complex and lengthy RFP documents with detailed SOW around data center operations. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills
  • Technically savvy with solid experience in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) and Outlook
  • English language proficiency is a must have. Further european languages would be a plus


  • Future-proof job opportunity with a true development guarantee in one of the fastest growing Data Centre markets worldwide
  • A demanding job with an interesting variety of ​​responsibilities and high level of real management autonomy
  • Working in an exceptionally motivated team
  • TOP trainings with internationally recognized state-of-the-art certifications as well as through our own GWS Academy
  • Attractive salaries with good fixed pension schemes, optional collective health and home insurance + 8.33% Holiday pay
  • International working environment with inspiring cross-border career opportunities
  • A friendly and collegial working atmosphere combined with a dynamic and creative working culture

Do you need more good reasons for joining CBRE Data Center Solutions? Check our recent Awards: 
  • Data Centre Service Provider of the Year 2022 (Datacloud Global Awards)
  • Data Centre Managed Services Vendor of the Year 2022 (DCS Awards) 
  • Commitment to Diversity and Talent Development Award 2022 (Datacloud Global Awards) 
  • Best Employer for Training 2022 (WOMEN in TECH Employer Awards)


Have we aroused your interest? If yes, please submit your application documents (CV, selected certificates, no cover letter necessary) incl. your availability and salary expectations to us. Please refer to the following reference number Ref. No.: DC/112146/2023 in your application.

For the sake of the environment, we kindly ask you to apply exclusively via e-Mail and to refrain from post applications.


CBRE Data Center Solutions

 Tim Iffarth I TimOliver.Iffarth@cbre.com 

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.