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Job Description

Role: Intelligent Cloud & Infrastructure Sales Director

Organization:  Accenture Technology

Location: South 

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.

We are:

Sales professionals 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.

We drive the sales process and outcomes on a dedicated basis, growing a profitable pipeline and/or backlog of sales, through deal origination, sales negotiations and closure.

You are:

The Intelligent Cloud & Infrastructure Sales Director 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.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities

  • Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
  • For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.    
  • Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. 


Qualifications

Here's what you need: 

  • Minimum of 5 years selling/closing deals in Services space in one of the following areas: Security Outsourcing Sales, Cloud enablement and migration, Technology Strategy, Expertise in Security Solutions, Public Cloud and IT transformation is preferred.  
  • Minimum of 5 years Sales Pursuit Management experience  
  • Minimum of 5 years Client Relationship and/or delivery experience 

Bonus Points if:  

  • Experience working within a large, matrixed company environment.  
  • Experience with C-Level client relationship building and relationship management.  
  • Proven ability to operate within a team-oriented environment.  
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.  
  • High energy level, decisiveness and ability to work well in demanding client environments.  
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.  
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and decision-making abilities.  
  • Unquestionable professional integrity, credibility and character. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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