James Kelsall

Client Solutions Manager

Mid Level
United Kingdom
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  • Client Solutions Manager

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Somo


    • Technology

Work history


Client Solutions Manager


Jul 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Managed and responsible for overseeing and facilitating a number of different projects with Lloyds Banking Group including an Innovation workstream made up of series of learning and development engagements including quarterly hacks, espressos and technology showcases. • Client owner of Moët Hennessy relationship. Winning and facilitating a number of projects including the creation of analytics reports, implementation of new bottles and a traceability portal into the application built by Somo. • New business activities including creation of proposals, meeting new prospects, attending meetings and showcasing the latest Somo products. Managing the sales process from the creation of an NDA through to receiving a PO. • Managing the day-to-day running including financial status updates, SoW contracts, LBG and Goldman Sachs Invoicing, improving team morale by taking responsibility for social activities, annual leave requests and timesheets so that they are in-line with the dashboard enabling accurate forecasting for the business. This enables Somo to invoice approximately £130,000 for Lloyds, and Goldman Sachs £280,0000 every month.


Client Solutions Executive


Jun 2016 - Jul 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Somo Global is a high growth technology accelerator. It focuses on rapid, actionable innovation for global businesses by building the most innovative mobile products and campaigns in the market for leading global brands such as Audi, BP, and Lloyds. My role is to help businesses take advantage of the evolving connected world to increase sales, develop customer engagement and enhance productivity through all digital touchpoints including mobile, virtual and augmented reality and the Internet of Things. • Somo is a high growth company, which has afforded me a significant amount of responsibility in a short timeframe. I have run a series of projects with the Jardine Group, including workshops, discovery phase and development of an application. My role involved constant client communication, maintaining 37.5% gross profit margin and communicating and delivering to client deadlines. • Similarly, I supported the delivery of various Audi RFPs. This involved key logistic and project management activities, ensuring deliverables were on time and to standard. • At Lloyds Banking Group, I ran Community Banking roadshow on behalf of Somo side, working closely with Lloyds Banking Group, to showcase the latest technology to be used in the banking environment and to help drive up downloads of new version of their banking application. • Recently I have taken over the responsibility for a significant amount of the Goldman Sachs Account, my role involves co-ordination of the team and supporting sales into the GS Group in New York.