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Our Mission

We help  organisations thrive by simplifying technology choices, transformation journeys, and digital resilience.

We aim to support our customers in their next stage of growth, next marketplace, or IT challenge with solutions and services that help optimise their business, people and technology.

With this in mind, we invest in people who can continue to solve every day challenges for the businesses we work with, and become the ‘helping hand’ when things get tough.

 

We are VCG

Our purpose at VCG is to harness the power of technology to help businesses thrive.

  • Customer First – We’re only successful if our customers are, and that drives everything we do. As a trusted partner we put ourselves in their shoes to deliver leading edge technology.
  • Focus on Solutions – We draw on diverse thinking and the power of the team to solve problems. We are experts in our industry offering the right solution at the right time.
  • Working Together – We are One Team, united by a common goal to deliver the best for our company and customers.

Rewards and Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • 28 Days Annual Leave (Plus Bank Holidays)
  • Life Insurance
  • Workplace Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Competitive OTE for Sales
  • Social Calendar
  • Income Protection
  • Your Birthday Off
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • EAP

Current Vacancies

Business Development Director - Manchester

We seek a highly motivated and experienced Business Development Director to lead our business development efforts. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully identifying, developing and closing new business opportunities. The BDD will work closely with the senior management team to develop and execute the company's business strategy.

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Business Development Director - Manchester

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive business development strategy to identify new business opportunities and grow revenue and margins.
  • Build strong relationships with potential clients, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Conduct market research to identify potential customers and emerging trends in the industry.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities that align with the company’s objectives and goals.
  • Work collaboratively with the sales, marketing, and product teams to ensure a unified approach to business development.
  • Develop proposals and negotiate contracts with clients and partners.
  • Manage the entire sales cycle, from lead generation to contract negotiations and closing deals.
  • Track and report on business development metrics and provide regular updates to senior management.
  • Represent the company at industry events and conferences.

Requirements:

Proven track record of successfully developing and closing new business opportunities in a B2B environment.

  • 8 – Years of experience in the IT Telecoms Networks industry is highly desirable.
  • Evidence and prove your success through your career on win and retaining net new clients
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team of business development professionals.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to identify and pursue new business opportunities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel through the UK
  • If you are a results-driven individual with a passion for business development and a proven track record of success, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
  • Reporting into the Head of Acquisition

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Right to Work:

Please note that this role requires the successful applicant to be permitted by the UK Home Office to live and work in the UK.

Apply:

Please send your CV and the role interested in to careers@vcg.group

 

3x Business Development Managers - Manchester

We seek three highly motivated and experienced Business Development Managers to lead our business development efforts. The ideal candidates will have a proven track record of successfully identifying, developing, and closing new business opportunities. The BDMs will work closely with the senior management team to develop and execute the company's business strategy.

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3x Business Development Managers - Manchester

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive business development strategy to identify new business opportunities and grow revenue and margins.
  • Build strong relationships with potential clients, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Conduct market research to identify potential customers and emerging trends in the industry.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities that align with the company’s objectives and goals.
  • Work collaboratively with the sales, marketing, and product teams to ensure a unified approach to business development.
  • Develop proposals and negotiate contracts with clients and partners.
  • Manage the entire sales cycle, from lead generation to contract negotiations and closing deals.
  • Track and report on business development metrics and provide regular updates to senior management.
  • Represent the company at industry events and conferences.

Requirements:

Proven track record of successfully developing and closing new business opportunities in a B2B environment.

  • 3 Years of experience in the IT Telecoms Networks industry is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team of business development professionals.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to identify and pursue new business opportunities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel through the UK.

If you are a results-driven individual with a passion for business development and a proven track record of success, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Reporting into the Head of Acquisition.

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Right to Work:

Please note that this role requires the successful applicant to be permitted by the UK Home Office to live and work in the UK.

Apply:

Please send your CV and the role interested in to careers@vcg.group

Product Marketing Manager - Manchester

We are recruiting a Product Marketing Manager to help drive our content and sales enablement and ensure our messaging and propositions stay relevant, clear and impactful. This is a pivotal role that will underpin future growth through a detailed understanding of VCG’s portfolio, markets, customers, competitors, and partners. Your expertise and knowledge will influence marketing campaigns, new product development, and will help ensure that our communications are relevant and compelling.

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Product Marketing Manager - Manchester

Skills And Experience:

  • Proven experience in a product marketing position, product-led marketing management, brand manager or similar.
  • Familiar with product marketing tactics.
  • Market knowledge and/or experience within tech and telecoms ideally across connectivity, security, cloud and unified comms.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in product and solutions-oriented environments and overseeing a suite/ portfolio of products.
  • Demonstrated success in launching new offers, packages and solutions is desired.
  • Strategic thinking, understanding of business drivers and market challenges.
  • Working with various stakeholders towards a common goal and overcoming obstacles and hurdles.

Background:

The role is key to the customer journey and go-to-market engagements for VCG, helping us increase focus and product marketing enablement across the sales team but also build the market reputation as a trusted managed IT service provider.

You will have the chance to position and develop VCG’s key portfolio pillars, evolve our content strategy and influence the sales outcomes with the right marketing mix and channels.

You have ideally been evolved within technical teams and agile environments experience in the tech/ telecoms, fibre, FTTP or FTTH industry.

Key responsibilities

As our portfolio becomes more robust across the key technology areas, the Product Marketing Manager will be responsible for:

  • Creating product collateral, content toolkits commercial offers for key industry sectors such as: retail, finance, logistics & transport, housing associations.
  • Actively optimise the GTM materials.
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to produce content and activate campaigns.
  • Own website content and product information.
  • Become a key resource and support sales with all product related collateral.
  • Using internal resource and key stakeholders’ input – define, create and update product information: price, packaging, sales enablement processes.
  • Become a key resource for vendor funding, learn about funding Own the vendor relationships and key engagements for training and development.
  • Take an idea, theme or product topic from concept to operationalisation and campaign execution.
  • Quickly understand customer engagement and work with Sales and marketing teams to identify and evaluate market opportunities in response to business challenges.
  • Identify missing products in the portfolio and suggest improvements.
  • Develop tools to support the sales team: sales pitches, demos and presentation materials.
  • Copywriting and editing skills as well as an eye for detail are desired.

You will be working with the Head of Marketing to ensure the right marketing mix, future thinking and market segmentation supports new product offerings and the campaign calendar are aligned to our strategic priorities. You will also have access to significant vendor support, resources and training on technology and IT solutions in the telecoms sector.

Personal qualities

  • Resourceful and adaptable
  • Ability to cope under pressure and prioritise work accordingly
  • Engaging and driven personality
  • Ability to work on your own and within a team, wearing different ‘hats’ internally and externally
  • Driving new initiatives and bringing your own ideas to the table to make a positive impact and drive business growth

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Right to Work:

Please note that this role requires the successful applicant to be permitted by the UK Home Office to live and work in the UK

Apply:

Please send your CV and the role interested in to careers@vcg.group

Microsoft Support Engineer Apprentice with study at Exeter College

We seek an ambitious apprentice who will learn under the Support Team Lead and provide first-line support on Microsoft Technologies to customers, alongside supporting with process and administration development work for the Microsoft Business unit.

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Microsoft Support Engineer Apprentice with study at Exeter College

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide first-line support on Microsoft Technologies to customers
  • Support process and administration development work for the Microsoft Business unit
  • Create, manage, and maintain support tickets
  • Communicate with customers and vendors
  • Support with fault resolutions
  • Complete process reviews and process development

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to cope well under pressure and prioritise work accordingly
  • Ability to learn and take on new technologies

Future Prospect:

You will join a brand-new office located in Exeter where you will work with a small but dynamic team who have big plans for business growth and personal development opportunities. This role will lead into either a second-line support position, a technical sales role, or a service desk generalist support role.

Working at VCG:

Established for 20+ years, VCG has three offices located in the UK. We are excellent at what we do, and we strive to make working for us fun. We aim to continue supporting your growth in a business where you will be valued for your contribution.

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Right to Work:

Please note that this role requires the successful applicant to be permitted by the UK Home Office to live and work in the UK.

Apply:

Please send your CV and the role interested in to careers@vcg.group

Microsoft Services Sales Specialist - Exeter

We seek a vibrant and motivated Microsoft Services Sales Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for selling and promoting our company’s Microsoft 365 suite, Azure, and Dynamics 365.

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Microsoft Services Sales Specialist - Exeter

Key Responsibilities:

  • Selling and promoting Microsoft 365 suite, Azure, and Dynamics 365
  • Identify, qualify, and close new business opportunities
  • Developing and executing sales strategies
  • Establishing strong relationships with customers

Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Licensing sales experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proven track record in New Business Acquisitions
  • Technical knowledge
  • Expertise to ensure client satisfaction

Working at VCG:

Established for 20+ years, VCG has three offices located in the UK. We are excellent at what we do, and we strive to make working for us fun. We aim to continue supporting your growth in a business where you will be valued for your contribution.

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Right to Work:

Please note that this role requires the successful applicant to be permitted by the UK Home Office to live and work in the UK.

Apply:

Please send your CV and the role interested in to careers@vcg.group

Apprentice Finance Assistant - Manchester

We are recruiting an Apprentice Finance Assistant who will be responsible for ensuring the purchase ledger of the company is always running efficiently and effectively. Documents should be processed promptly and payments made to ensure a smooth purchasing process and great customer service for our clients. The Apprentice Finance Assistant will work closely with other members of the Finance Team and will also hold key relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders, always maintaining good channels of communication.

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Apprentice Finance Assistant - Manchester

Role Responsibilities

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Accurately check and post all purchase invoices to Sage in real time to facilitate the timely production of the management accounts.
  • Collate receipts and post company credit and virtual card statements to the purchase ledger.
  • Download, reconcile and post invoices and charges from telecommunications providers.
  • To make timely payments to suppliers carefully balancing the cash flow with suppliers’ terms and conditions.
  • Post and reconcile daily direct debit payments to suppliers.
  • Resolve supplier queries.
  • Reconcile supplier statements to ensure all company liabilities are accurately recorded.
  • Collect and distribute all post received.
  • Provide support as required in external audits.
  • Monitor central mailboxes and action messages accordingly.
  • Provide assistance to other departments as required.
  • Answering telephone and general administration.

Skills & Experience

Key Skills and Experience would include but not limited to:

  • Experience of accounting software
  • Proficient user of Office 365
  • Experience in accounts department
  • Experience of communicating with internal and external stakeholders

Personal Qualities

  • Planning and organizing
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Accuracy
  • Punctual and reliable

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Right to Work:

Please note that this role requires the successful applicant to be permitted by the UK Home Office to live and work in the UK.

Apply:

Please send your CV and the role interested in to careers@vcg.group

Microsoft Support Team Lead

We seek a Microsoft Support Team Lead who will be responsible for developing the dedicated Microsoft Support team and providing support to VCG customers on the Modern Workplace and Azure portfolios and also, to deliver some professional services deployments with and alongside the Business Unit lead.

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Microsoft Support Team Lead

Overview

Key elements of this role are providing support on Microsoft solutions across the Modern Workplace and Azure technology stacks, to both new & existing customers. Working with direct reports this role will be responsible for developing the technical services side of the business unit, growing the business unit by servicing two primary functions, those being support services, professional services delivery.

Due to the size of the team, there is an expectation within this role to continue to carry out consultancy and professional services work to ensure the commercial success of this business unit as it develops.

Critical to this success is to ensure VCG are actively engaging directly with our customers articulating the company’s technology and product portfolio, positioning this to both business and technical users. The demands of this role are such that you should have an excellent technical knowledge, good customer facing skills and good commercial awareness.

Role Responsibilities

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Developing technical strategy by staying up to date on industry trends and identifying new/emerging technologies/services.
  • Working with the Business Unit Lead to commercialise Support Service offerings.
  • Providing occasional technical Pre-Sales support to the Sales team on the VCG Software portfolio and support services.
  • Work with the Professional Services Team to provide technical leadership and develop a capability strategy to underpin the technical growth of the team.
  • Identifying training needs and plans for the Professional Services team aligned with the core strategy.
  • Adhere to the Company’s Quality and Business Processes.
  • Maintaining and improving technically through certification, both on a personal and company level.

Skills & Experience

Key Skills and Experience would include but not limited to:

  • Strategic planning around commercial goals.
  • Experience with managing a small team.
  • Experience in a customer facing support environment.
  • Experience in working in an MSP environment.
  • Experience in completing Microsoft Cloud Migrations.
  • Strong interest in cloud technologies, Compute, Backup, Security.
  • Comfortable working with hosting technologies including Azure, VMware, HyperV and network storage systems.
  • Previous experience of requirements gathering, design, and solution building and the ability to replicate this in a commercial setting.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships internally at a variety of levels and work closely with commercial departments such as Sales, Operations and Project Management Office.

Key Competencies                                                                          

  • Ability to cope under pressure and prioritise work accordingly.
  • Ability to learn and take on new technologies.
  • Ability to understand the commercial aspects intrinsically linked with this business unit.
  • Organised and analytical, able to eliminate obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches.
  • Shares information, advice, and suggestions to help others to be more successful; provides effective coaching.
  • Tailors written communications to effectively reach an audience at audience appropriate technical level.
  • Good Decision-making.
  • Fosters Team-work and has a strong motivational approach to this process.
  • Adaptability approaching challenging tasks with a “can-do” attitude.

Desired Qualifications

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Enterprise Administrator (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified: Solutions Associate: Teams Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Solutions Associate: Office 365 (MCSA)
  • VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

Advantageous Skills

Any Knowledge or understanding of any of the following would be advantageous:

  • Kusto Query Language
  • SkyKick / BitTitan Migration Wiz
  • Power Automate/Power Platform
  • VMware
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Security Industry Technologies

Personal Qualities

  • Technical Aptitude
  • Drive to learn and develop
  • Great teamwork
  • Planning and organizing
  • Communication skills

Customer Experience:

VCG is committed to delivering the best experience to its customers, to enable them to succeed and grow with us as their partner. Delivering excellent Customer Experience is something that affects all departments and all employees. As a VCG employee, you are responsible for ensuring that we maintain a good relationship with our customers, maintain our Customer Experience partner accreditations, and support your colleagues in their roles in delivering customer success. You are expected to undertake any relevant training for Customer Experience promptly and follow continual improvement processes to identify opportunities to develop customers’ experience with VCG.

Equal Opportunities:                                                

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Right to Work:

Please note that this role requires the successful applicant to be permitted by the UK Home Office to live and work in the UK.

Apply:

Please send your CV and the role interested in to careers@vcg.group

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