Application Software and Services Sales Manager
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Role & Responsibilities
The Sales Capture Senior Manager / Manager manages the opportunity from sales pursuit to close using deep sales process and offering expertise. Develop relationships with key buyers and decision- makers at new and/or existing clients; protect and grow the business. Act as point of contact for resolution and escalation of all key items with the client and internally.
Target the right clients, grow quality pipeline, win profitable deals and manage sales activities with the objective of creating mutually beneficial, trust-based relationships that create value
Develop / create strong partnerships and relationships with senior stakeholders
Generate and build client relationships leading to qualified opportunity identification and involvement throughout the sales cycle often in absence of an existing client relationship or opportunity
Has prior experience in leading and closing multi-year application outsourcing deals
Has some prior experience in leading system integration or implementation projects
Able to identify a client problem statement, craft a value proposition that provides specific outcomes addressing client problem
Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters
Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments. Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.
Manage the opportunity from sales pursuit to close using deep sales process and offering expertise
Ability to originate new opportunities
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Enterprise Software / Solution / Service Sales Experience OR Sales experience in the FMCG sector
Have positioned winning strategy development and value proposition development
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
Experience in the FMCG industry is a plus
Regional sales experience
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent leadership experience
You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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