NA Cloud First Sales Director
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A growth focused sales professional who has successfully created positive impact through year-on-year business expansion. You know – and have business development phases of a sales cycle, including account development, opportunity identification, relationship development, and qualification by applying deep sales process and technical expertise. Your focus is on development of Cloud First opportunities on the AWS platform, partnered with key business development resources from our joint Accenture Amazon Business Group. You develop primary relationships with key Accenture account personnel to identify opportunities to solve client pain points and growth objectives utilizing a differentiated roadmap and framework leveraging the latest cloud-based technologies. Additionally, you will support the account personnel in building relationships with key buyers through bringing business and technical expertise to business development conversations.
Identify complex technology business problems/opportunities requiring in-depth knowledge of client buyer needs and cloud oriented solutions
Create differentiated opportunities based on AWS offerings and joint go-to-market plays developed through the Accenture Amazon Business Group
Interacts with senior management levels at clients and within Accenture, determines pursuit strategies, develops client messaging plans and relationships, and applies industry-leading Cloud transformation strategies and practices.
Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.
Operates within large teams and directs specific team sales origination activities
Able to travel Monday-Thursday (as required) post COVID travel considerations/concerns (as currently much of our work is virtual)
Here’s what you need:
Minimum of 6 years of Business Development in the professional services space in one or more of the following areas: Technology Services such as consulting and development services, Cloud enablement migration and modernization and Public Cloud managed services.
Minimum of 8 years’ Sales Pursuit Management experience.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in direct sales with quota of $50M+
Bonus points if you have:
Previous experience in conceptualizing, planning, and implementing cloud migration, modernization, cloud native development or cloud managed services.
Experience working within G2000 customers.
Experience with C-Level client relationship building and relationship management.
Proven ability to operate within a team-oriented environment.
Demonstrated commitment, teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.
High energy level, focus 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.
What’s in it for you?
You will be part of a diverse, vibrant, global Accenture community; teams pushing the boundaries of new business capabilities and emerging technologies and services, sharing their experiences and lessons learned with each other. You’ll have the chance to thrive in an environment where your ideas are valued and your voice matters.
At Accenture, you will be able to work on meaningful and innovative projects, powered by the latest technologies and industry best practices such as event-driven architectures and domain driven design.
Accenture will continually invest in your learning and growth. You'll learn from and work with Accenture’s certified practitioners and Accenture will support you in growing your own tech stack, sales skills, and certifications.
You'll be immersed in the design and implementation of human-centric solutions to help solve complex challenges with some of the world’s largest companies.
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