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Sales Lead

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00550924


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


Employees in our Sales career track grow pipeline and sales by supporting, managing or leading the origination and/or closing of sales opportunities in a specific area or across a range of Accenture offerings. They progress by deepening sales skills and/or developing new related skills, growing into more complex sales roles, laterally, upward, or in their current role.


Sales professionals are dedicated to growing a profitable pipeline and/or backlog of sales, through deal origination, sales negotiations and closure. They own the sales process and outcomes.


We welcome you to speak to us for the role of a Sales Capture Lead. This job is focused on managing a deal through the sales stages and is primarily accountable for sales closure. 


Role: Sales Capture Lead

Level: Manager – Senior Manager


Key responsibilities may include:

  • Manage the opportunity sales campaign and close opportunities using deep sales process and offering expertise.  Focus can range from single tower service group to complex, multi tower/transformational opportunities
  • Establish qualification and win strategy and power map
  • Coordinate internal approvals, sales team resources, manage solution/proposition development and client interactions
  • Effectively engage with the C-suite to maintain their continued support of the Accenture proposition
  • Influence client's selection process and evaluation criteria.
  • Ensure a Competitive Advantage is created.
  • Facilitate the negotiations and closing activities 
  • Manage successful transition of the opportunity to the delivery team
  • Participate as the one or all of the following roles from the Sales Role Blueprint and Credit Allocation: Sales Lead, Deal Shaper, Negotiator, Bid Manager, and, potentially as the Origination Lead for small-medium size team

Key Scope:

  • Win Strategy Development
  • Value Proposition Development
  • Transition to Delivery
  • Sales Pursuit Management
  • Pricing Strategy & Execution
  • Proposal Development
  • Negotiate to Close
  • Deal Shaping
  • Business Case Development
  • Qualification
  • Accenture Selling Methods
  • Offering Acumen
  • Alliance Management
  • Lead Generation
  • Offering Campaign Management 

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong supervisory, coaching and project management skills
  • Must display professionalism and confidence
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proven global expertise and perspective; executive level presence and influence
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation and conflict management skills
  • Excellent business acumen and industry acumen

Our people are our most important asset and as such we are continuously expanding our capability programmes to provide you with opportunities to build and extend your professional, technical/functional and management skills. Continuous learning takes place through a broad variety of opportunities and type of work.  Access to the latest technological innovations and Accenture's knowledge and expertise constitute a superb platform for your professional development.  Your learning programme will be determined by the requirements of your specific role but will usually involve specialised skills as well as personal and leadership development. You will work with your supervisor to determine what skills you need and how to build them.


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