Job Description

Role: Sales Origination Senior Manager

Organization: Client Groups – Communications Media & Technology

Location: South

We are:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at http://www.accenture.com/.

People in the 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.

You are:

The Sales Origination Senior Manager


The work:

  • Originate and sell deals typically greater than $10M that are cross client and typically cross service group.
  • Orchestrate and lead the entire origination process for a large deal working with the CAL, the client team and relevant subject matter experts.
  • A focus on the origination process but remain involved through the deal life cycle to closure in some capacity, even if working with a Sales Capture lead.
  • Sales Originators are client facing and have an individual Stage 2b pipeline target and a sales target the proportion of which varies dependent on level.
  • Be the lead in ensuring the Accenture Sales Methodologies are implemented and followed to maximize win probabilities across a portfolio of assigned accounts
  • Travel up to 75%
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Qualifications

Here's what you need:

  • Minimum of 5 years originating and capturing complex multi-tower service deals greater than 10M in total value
  • Minimum of 10  years in a sales leadership role with progressive client facing responsibilities
  • Minimum of 10 years working within a particular comms, media or technology industry or cross function capability (HR, IT, Finance, Supply Chain etc…)
  • Annual sales individual sales target exceeding $20 Million

Bonus points if:

  • Previous experience in conceptualizing, planning, and implementing new products or services for a large business entity
  • Experience selling new/emerging technologies
  • Ability to learn, navigate a master complex organization with multiple competing priorities
  • MBA

Professional Qualifications:

  • Proven sales leadership originating and closing technology services opportunities
  • Conversant in all emerging trends in IT and Business
  • Client facing (from deal qualification through close)
  • Has or will earn credibility with Technology and other executives
  • Understands Accenture’sofferings including supporting differentiation and value propositions
  • Ability to network across Accenture, establish trust based relationships internally to get support for client sales objectives
  • High energy level, sense of urgency, decisiveness and ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Team player of unquestionable integrity, credibility and character
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to interface and negotiate with senior client executives


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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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


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Locations

FL - Miami,FL - St. Petersburg,GA - Atlanta,NC - Charlotte,NC - Raleigh,TX - Austin,TX - Houston,TX - Irving,VA - Arlington
COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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