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Client Director (Professional Services)

Req id:  38046

Virtual, GB Virtual, IE



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 





The Open Text Professional Services team is comprised of more than 3000 consultants who act as trusted advisors, managing long lasting relationships with more than 100,000 customers around the world. They are responsible for the delivery of business solutions from pre-sales to post implementation. Our teams of experts help organizations solve issues, create value, improve business performance, and work more effectively in an increasingly digital world. 



As a Client Director of Professional Services for the UK, Republic of Ireland and Scandinavia region, you will be responsible for all aspects related to Professional Services in your territory including selling services, supporting license and cloud sales by providing necessary services information concerning the implementation of the solutions proposed and the overall customer relationship regarding all Professional Services offerings.

Such services includes the implementation of solutions based on OT products including development and support of custom solutions.  The Client Director role works closely with the rest of the customer account team including Sales, Technical pre-sales, Value Engineering, and OT leads for other value-add services. 


  • Negotiating project deliverables/schedules/costing for services from external suppliers or other groups within Open Text.
  • Regular and timely updating of opportunity status in our CEM system (
  • Working with the sales team to generate revenue within existing accounts by proposing the full range of solution realization, enhancement, and operational services including updates, upgrades, customization to existing clients.
  • Ensuring timely delivery and management of resource forecasting, opportunity forecasting, proposal/SOW writing and achieving required approvals, contract and invoicing status using appropriate tools available.
  • Managing as required the Professional Services team in writing responses to RFP’s, identifying and tracking opportunities including the participation in Business Development synergy meetings to ensure client account activities are communicated internally to other Open Text stakeholders
  • Formulating and managing strategies and project plans including: 1) Management of deliverables 2) Determination and tracking of project plans (including Work Breakdown Structures, timelines, resource plan training plans and any other related contractual milestones, plans, or milestones) 3) Regular project reviews and reporting 4) On-going risk, issue and change management; This is to be done for both time and material and fixed fee engagements.
  • Selling Professional Services to commercial and public sector accounts that include state and local governments, higher education institutions and federal government agencies and installations.




  • University Degree or College Diploma and/or relevant IM/IT experience 
  • Expertise in complex business and technical processes and their implications across the enterprise. Knowledge of project management disciplines and processes.
  • Experience selling Professional Services - Digital Experience (DX) a must
  • Knowledge of the Open Text product offerings and how to associate such to client’s business requirements
  • Previous experience in planning and implementing large scale ECM projects.
  • Solid work ethic with a willingness to ’do what it takes’ to meet client demands
  • Willingness to travel, at times, up to 3-4 days per week



At Open Text, our employees are our greatest asset. We have brought together a diverse community of people who respect each other and work together to deliver excellence. We provide a workplace that fosters teamwork and productivity, but we recognize that when employees are supported, we are all enriched. At the heart of our success are our people, so taking care of them is a priority for us. To do that, we have created a simple, transparent, and competitive benefits package



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We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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