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5 Feb 2020

Full-timeDirector of Sales (Financial Services)

causaLens – Posted by Apostolos Lymperis London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description


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 is a deeptech startup based in London – our vision is to optimise the global economy. We develop autonomous predictive technology for complex and dynamic systems, leading causality and time-series research. Our technology helps large organisations optimise business outcomes at scale.

causaLens has been awarded as the Best Deeptech Company and Best Deeptech Investment of 2019 and has won other prestigious awards in the AI industry. Team achievements in AI are regularly cited in the most widely recognised business and tech news sources (Forbes, Yahoo Finance etc.), naming causaLens as one of the currently most exciting startup companies in the AI industry.

causaLens is well supported by the most prominent deeptech investors, that invest primarily in the companies that develop own Intellectual Property to build their products. We have secured a multimillion funding in the course of the last few years.

causaLens in the News

  • “Meet causaLens, a Predictive AI For Hedge Funds, Banks, Tech Companies” – Yahoo Finance [Link]
  • causaLens in “The U.K.’s Most Exciting AI Startups Race To Scale” [Link]
  • causaLens’ Auto ML Platform Draws Interest from Discretionary Funds [Link]
  • causaLens wins the “Best Investment in Deeptech” award by the UK Business Angels Association awards [Link]
  • causaLens in the 100 most disruptive UK companies [Link]
  • Financial Times – ‘AllianzGI taps virtual data scientists amid war for talent’ [Link]
  • Forbes – ‘Machine Learning Companies to watch in Europe’ [Link]
  • causaLens Appoints Hedge Fund Veteran and Data Leaders to Advisory Board [Link]

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
  • Logistics

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

How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to

Job Categories: Sales. Job Types: Full-time. Salaries: Competitive.

Job expires in 302 days.

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