Do you want to be a key sales leader at one of the largest cloud companies in the world at the most exciting transformative time in the industry?
Microsoft envisions a world where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envisioning what can be and taking their careers places they simply couldn’t anywhere else.
This is a world of more possibility, more innovation, more openness, and sky’s-the-limit thinking a cloud-enabled world.
Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. This mission is ambitious and at the core of what our customers and employees care deeply about.
We have unique capability in harmonizing the needs of both individuals and organizations. Joining Microsoft in the Enterprise Operating Unit (EOU) as the Enterprise Sales Excellence Lead you will be advising the Enterprise Lead and coaching sales managers to build the momentum of digital transformation
for our customers and partners as well as the company itself. The Sales Excellence Lead is a senior sales leader with exceptional relationship, solution selling and coaching skill who has a proven track record of driving growth in complex and ever-changing business environments and market lifecycles.
The Enterprise Sales Excellence Manager is a critical business role that looks left-right across the Enterprise business, calling and managing risk and upside, identifying / targeting high-value opportunities, accelerating partner co-sell, modeling our coaching culture transformation, and translating business insights into business models that accelerate business outcomes and customer / partner satisfaction.
As a Partner to the Enterprise Lead Running the Business
Establish and drive a well-defined, predictable rhythm of the business (RoC), that enforces great discipline in sales and consumption processes and delivers over-achievement of business results through core sales and consumption motions
Coach and advise on sales motions / strategies for up-sell and co-sell opportunities. Drive awareness to
product mix needed to meet targets, meet with customers and partners to generate new business and
accelerate the close of existing opportunities
As a Sales Leader Coaching for Growth
Coach and Support Sales Managers on executing our key priorities
Increase the ease of doing business with Microsoft by escalating, and solving for, customer / partner issues that impede product adoption / growth
Leverage business insights and transformational leading indicators (TLIs) to benchmark performance and define current and future actions needed to grow the business faster than the overall market
As a Transformational Leader
Partner with Area Transformation Leads, Area Capability Leads and Business and Sales Operations Team to remove selling time roadblocks and increase seller capability and effectiveness
Role model the internal transformation from an inspection to coaching culture. Leading sales managers to become more effective coaches to their sellers resulting in increased individual and team capability,employee satisfaction and collaborative selling efforts
Coach sales managers to drive new Digital Transformation projects through business outcome selling
As a Driver of Sales Process Discipline
Instilling sales process discipline, adherence to standards and excellence in execution while holding sales managers accountable to quality and accuracy
Ensure successful account transitions to mitigate CPE & revenue risks. Drive integrated customer planning to exceed cloud growth targets and hold sales managers accountable for account plan quality and completeness
Coach pipeline discipline leading to healthy coverage and infuse the proper forecast rigor, accuracy and accountability
Core Competencies : Organizational Leadership, Strong Business Acumen, Strategic Insights, Trusted Advisor, Strategic Sales Planning, Sales Team Leadership
Professional Competencies : Adaptability, Customer Focus, Drive for Results, Influencing Impact, Judgement, Collaboration, Executive Maturity / Presence, Value Selling, Analytical Problem Solving, Organized & Disciplined, Initiates / Embraces Change
Experience : 10+ years of related experience in : Senior Sales or Channel Management / Leadership Roles, Business Transformation, Coaching Solution Sales, Strategic Sales Planning, Strong Business Analysis Skills (understands financials, sales processes, scorecards and key performance indicators)
Education : bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, MBA / Masters a plus with focus on business administration, economics, finance, organizational management, business management
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
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