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Account Director

Ref: BROADBEAN_116351661520156

on 26 August 2022
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Contract Type
$150,000 - $200,000 / Year

Are you an industry expert looking for your next challenge?

To meet Modis' continuously growing pipeline of work, we are looking for a Defence Account Director to join, support and drive our expanding business.

Role Purpose

The Account Director (AD) leads the client relationships and the success of all Modis services for assigned accounts. You will have expert relationship, people leadership and strong sales skills, In addition to significant industry knowledge to address clients' needs. The AD will provide leadership, vision and strategic direction to consultants and ensures that all Modis's business goals relating to our customers, people, finance and operations are achieved.

The AD establishes trusted and influential client relationships at all levels within target customer accounts with focus in the following areas:


  • Is accountable for all sales activities for the assigned clients that expand existing business, leveraging Modis' premier pre-sales function
  • Leads negotiations effectively with clients on projects/ opportunities to extend existing business
  • Builds trusted partner status, customer loyalty and brand position through changing the customer's experience.
  • Brings insights to the client on a regular basis, leveraging both industry and technology trends as well as Modis insights relevant to the client's organisational goals
  • Ensures effective relationships are in place at all levels within accounts.
  • Achieve target Net Promoter Score, in line with KPIs.


  • Provides leadership to create success, growth and energy, and role models our values in all behaviours and actions.
  • Creates a culture that attracts and retains the best people, develops talent, rewards success and enables people to build careers at Modis.
  • Coaches and builds skills of all direct reports.
  • Oversees the account leadership team and the account cultural leadership team

The ideal candidate

  • You will be a proven Account Executive having more than 5 years' experience in managing large multi-million dollar technology service accounts
  • Experience in Australian Federal Government, ideally within Defence and/or Defence Industry
  • 10+ years' Experience in Technology Consulting Services
  • Have built exceptional levels of customer advocacy
  • An Australian Citizen and holds a current Australian Security Clearance

We would love to hear from you if you want to know more, please reach out to Daniel Tonkovic on 02 6103 1825 OR

Modis delivers cross-industry IT and digital engineering expertise to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. By combining a unique service offering of Tech Consulting, Tech Talent Services and Tech Academy solutions Modis enables businesses to progress, scale and perform. Modis has a global footprint with 30,000+ consultants in over 20 countries focused on Cognitive Technologies, Digital Transformation, Cloud & Infrastructure, Smart Ecosystem, and Industry 4.0 across the key sectors of Automotive & Transportation, Environmental & Energy, Software, Internet & Communication, Financial Services and Industrial Manufacturing.

We put our people first: To build a community of the sharpest minds, we begin by understanding the potential of our people. Then, through rigorous training, we can help them learn, share, grow and excel by applying their ingenuity. Understanding your ambitions and working with you to achieve them are just the beginning of your Career at MODIS.

Values: Our focus is on developing a diverse team of people who want to excel. We offer careers that span countless domains, projects and challenges across IT and Engineering. We expect our people to be ambitious. That's why we entrust them with responsibility and encourage every colleague to apply their learnings from one discipline to another, so we can innovate together and unlock new ways of working


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